Artwork / 2017 / Creepy Cricket

camel cricket seen from the side, painted in browns and surrounded by dark colors
Gwenn Seemel
Creepy Cricket
2017
acrylic on wood
3 x 5 inches

$200

These crickets read as jumpy spiders, meaning that, while I know intellectually that Asian camel crickets are not poisonous, the tingle down my spine screams “it’s trying to kill you!” This painting is a reminder that things are not always as they seem.

camel cricket artwork
detail image