Aldrich graduated from the Rhode Island School of design in 1987 and has enjoyed a very successful career in wildlife painting.  He paints primarily in oil and travels the world to view, sketch, and photograph his subjects.  The artist paints a broad spectrum of wildlife and its varied habitats but prefers the cats, North American wildlife, and birds.  As an accomplished painter, Aldrich has received numerous awards, and his work has been exhibited in shows throughout the country.