Joshua Charles Hart was born in a sleepy town in central California. He was awarded Best in Show Illustration 2005 at Otis College of Art and Design. He works primarily in acrylics on 1/8th inch birch wood. His work is about loss and finding the means to cope with it. He uses animals in his work as a representation of our inner emotions that we might be afraid to show. Your inner spirit animal. He has been showing in Los Angeles and Orange County galleries since 2005.