Finding fantastical fauna

By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 31, 2012

If the Internet has given us nothing else, it is the ability to visualize animals in any imaginable situation. With both a nod to simpler times and a mind that could only belong in the present, it's no small feat that Fitch's art manages to go beyond that.

"FANCY FOOD CHAINS," illustrated drawings by Jada Fitch | Through Jan 31 | Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St, Portland | 207.450.6695 |

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