Into Empty Seas, by Alexander Vidal. An editorial illustration about the dramatic loss of diversity in ocean life.

Into Empty Seas, by Alexander Vidal. An editorial illustration about the dramatic loss of diversity in ocean life.

Pattern of the four winds, by Alexander Vidal.

Pattern of the four winds, by Alexander Vidal.

The kingdoms of the four winds, by Alexander Vidal.

The kingdoms of the four winds, by Alexander Vidal.

Benefits of delayed development. Editorial illustration by Alexander Vidal.

Benefits of delayed development. Editorial illustration by Alexander Vidal.

Creatures of India, big and small. By Alexander Vidal

Creatures of India, big and small. By Alexander Vidal

White rabbit; a melamine plate design by Alexander Vidal.

White rabbit; a melamine plate design by Alexander Vidal.

An editorial illustration about the need for repairs in NY’s public housing; by Alexander Vidal.

An editorial illustration about the need for repairs in NY’s public housing; by Alexander Vidal.

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I’ve updated my website! Check it out, at alexandervidal.com.

Pantanal Playset, by Alexander Vidal. A wooden box filled with all the animals needed to recreate South America’s tropical wetland. Box includes a jaguar, giant otter, burrowing owl, piranha, armadillo, capybara, caiman, giant anteater, and tapir. Handmade in Los Angeles.

Pantanal Playset, by Alexander Vidal. A wooden box filled with all the animals needed to recreate South America’s tropical wetland. Box includes a jaguar, giant otter, burrowing owl, piranha, armadillo, capybara, caiman, giant anteater, and tapir. Handmade in Los Angeles.

Arctic Playset, by Alexander Vidal. A wooden box containing all the animals needed for an Arctic adventure: a walrus, a polar bear, a beluga whale, a stellar sea lion, a sea otter, and a puffin, plus a fish for them to fight over.

Arctic Playset, by Alexander Vidal. A wooden box containing all the animals needed for an Arctic adventure: a walrus, a polar bear, a beluga whale, a stellar sea lion, a sea otter, and a puffin, plus a fish for them to fight over.

Migration on the fin; part of a custom wall decal designed for the Art Center gallery. By Alexander Vidal

Migration on the fin; part of a custom wall decal designed for the Art Center gallery. By Alexander Vidal

Migration on the wing; part of a custom wall decal designed for the Art Center gallery. By Alexander Vidal.

Migration on the wing; part of a custom wall decal designed for the Art Center gallery. By Alexander Vidal.

Death in the Mango Grove, by Alexander Vidal.

Death in the Mango Grove, by Alexander Vidal.

Moby Dick, by Alexander Vidal.

Moby Dick, by Alexander Vidal.

Mandrill knows best. Toys by Alexander Vidal.

Mandrill knows best. Toys by Alexander Vidal.