The grace, the beauty, the boldness, the delicacy, the sexiness. What is it about a butterfly that catches our attention and makes us want to capture their beauty in a still image, or even re-create it with paint, pencil, or lead? For an artist, choosing to depict a butterfly in a painting or sculpture is a calling. A calling to display the grace, the beauty, and something more- the metaphorical meaning that is associated with the being. "The Butterfly" is not just a pretty face.