The Locavore 40″ x 50″ oil on canvas Satsuma 9″ x 12″ oil on panel Oysters 12″ x 16″ oil on panel An Offering 24″ x 24″ oil on panel Roughage 24″ x 30″ oil on panel Interview with ERIC WERT: Your childhood ambition: To be a herpetologist. Something you treasure: My health. Your worst habit: Horror vacui. The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Same as above. Your first job: Specimen preparator at a museum. Really, I would have paid them. Someone whose work you highly recommend: Rachel Ruysch. See more of Eric Wert’s work here.