Sue_Westin_Rescued

Donkey 2023 Hiram Blauvelt Art Purchase Award I was first inspired to paint this rescued donkey for the tufts on its ears and its incredibly shaggy, soulful appearance. My first youthful donkey acquaintance was Pinocchio, a companion for a rarely ridden horse on my grandfather’s farm. Since the donkey’s domestication 6000 years ago, their uses have…

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Andrea_Rich_Bison

Bison Since 1980, internationally recognized woodcut printmaker and artist Andrea Rich has traveled the world observing wildlife in their natural habitat. Madagascar, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Africa and Europe are some of the places outside North America that she has visited in search of interesting subjects. She then designs her drawing based upon personal observations…

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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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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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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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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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Archibald_Thorburn_Grouse_In_Flight_Being_Shot

Grouse Archibald Thorbur (1860 – 1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in wildlife, painting mostly in watercolour. He regularly visited Scotland to sketch birds in the wild, his favourite haunt being the Forest of Gaick near Kingussie in Invernesshire. His widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds, are enjoyed as much today as they were by naturalists…

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Archibald_Thorburn_Ptarmigans

Ptarmigans Archibald Thorbur (1860 – 1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in wildlife, painting mostly in watercolour. He regularly visited Scotland to sketch birds in the wild, his favourite haunt being the Forest of Gaick near Kingussie in Invernesshire. His widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds, are enjoyed as much today as they were by naturalists…

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Archibald_Thorburn_Coming_Down_Wind

Grouse Archibald Thorbur (1860 – 1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in wildlife, painting mostly in watercolour. He regularly visited Scotland to sketch birds in the wild, his favourite haunt being the Forest of Gaick near Kingussie in Invernesshire. His widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds, are enjoyed as much today as they were by naturalists…

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Archibald_Thorburn_Partridge_on_a_Slope

Partridge Archibald Thorbur (1860 – 1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in wildlife, painting mostly in watercolour. He regularly visited Scotland to sketch birds in the wild, his favourite haunt being the Forest of Gaick near Kingussie in Invernesshire. His widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds, are enjoyed as much today as they were by naturalists…

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