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What most people who have only seen Campanaro’s wallpapers might not guess is that the majority of her designs are derived from her paintings of animals, and the relationship between the two is fairly nuanced. She creates the paintings for a side project she does with her friend Maria called Foolsgold, for which the pair round up fellow artists to participate in exhibitions whose proceeds benefit various ecological and wildlife preservation foundations — hence the zoological subject matter. The cow above was part of a show supporting The Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York. “I don’t really think about the wallpapers when I’m painting,” she says.