Dorcas_MacClintock_Prairie_Dog_I

Prairie Dog Dorcas MacClintock is immersed in her love for nature and wildlife. Immersed in the sense of having frequent visits with wildlife, writing about many species and capturing their personalities in her sculpture artwork. In addition to being a long-time member of Artists for Conservation, she actively supports the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the…

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Kathy_Partridge_Timeless

Thoroughbred Horses 2013 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Painting images that have been described as “comforting” and “calming”, Kathy Partridge is perhaps best known for her equine and canine subjects, but has always included wildlife in her repertoire as well. In recent years, she has begun to expand her depictions to include much more landscape; indeed…

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Alexander_Phimister_Proctor_Bison

Bison Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860 – 1950) was an American sculptor with the contemporary reputation as one of the nation’s foremost animaliers. Proctor dedicated his life to creating monumental statues throughout the United States. He gave much effort to making available his smaller bronzes to the general public. His work has been avidly included in private collections and museums…

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Alexander_Phimister_Proctor_Bear_Relief

Bear Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860 – 1950) was an American sculptor with the contemporary reputation as one of the nation’s foremost animaliers. Proctor dedicated his life to creating monumental statues throughout the United States. He gave much effort to making available his smaller bronzes to the general public. His work has been avidly included in private collections and museums…

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Pete_Zaluzec_Bee_Eaters

Bee Eaters 2004 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Pete Zaluzec endows his sculptures with a lifelike presence. A first glance of a Zaluzec’s wildlife art compels you to look more closely and inquire about the process of creating such eye-catching imagery and sculptures. 

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Wayne_Trimm_Menu_Jackrabbit

Golden Eagle and Jackrabbit 1997 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Through his beautiful paintings of birds and animals, Wayne Timm (1922 – 2017) brought the outdoors indoors. He was born in Albany, New York and used his paintings as a starting point, to explain how all things on planet Earth are interrelated and interdependent. During his…

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Rosetta_Breaking_Trail

Wolf 2014 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Though drawn to modeling in clay at a very young age, Rosetta’s formal art training was in commercial art, culminating at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Once established in a successful graphic design career, the urge to pursue her love of creating in three dimensions…

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Stephen_Quinn_Reclining_Black_Rhino

Black Rhino 2010 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Stephen C. Quinn is an award-winning artist, naturalist, author and world-authority has spent a lifetime exploring the natural world and working in a career at the intersection of art and science. Stephen Quinn joined the staff of the American Museum of Natural History in 1974, after graduating from the Ridgewood…

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Dale_Weiler_Nowhere_To_Go

Polar Bear 2008 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award Dale Weiler describes himself as a sculptor of stone. He chose this medium because of the “feel of the stone” and the technical challenge of working with probably the most demanding and unforgiving medium of all art forms. The thought of creating movement, power, fluidity and suppleness from…

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George_Edward_Lodge-Landscape_With_Grouse

Grouse George Edward Lodge (1860-1954) wildlife artist, naturalist and falconer, was born at Horncastle in Lincolnshire. He was an accomplished taxidermist, beginning with his first subject, an owl, at the age of twelve. A great sportsman, he particularly enjoyed his annual visits to Scotland and to the salmon rivers of Norway, from which countries he…

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