Tag Archives: wildlife art

Multi-Media Man


“One of us was going to die,” Stephen (Steve) LeBlanc said without emotion between sips of a diet soda. We were seated in his kitchen in his home south of Denver. Through a Continue reading Multi-Media Man

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UW-Stevens Point Selected As Location For 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has selected the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point to host the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition.

This competition, which attracts many of the top wildlife artists from across the country each year, will be held Sept. 15-16, 2017 on the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point campus in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources and other key stakeholders. Continue reading UW-Stevens Point Selected As Location For 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition

The 21st Century Cave Painter


Laurel Barbieri Art
Namibia’s Bounty

At the foot of a cliff face in Namibia, Laurel Barbieri stood with San bushmen, admiring a “canvas” of imagery thousands of years old. Filling the smooth, shadow-dappled surface were ancient pictographs— hand-drawn portrayals of nomadic hunters stalking a range of charismatic megafauna. Some of them were painted with mineralized pigments mixed with eland blood.  Continue reading The 21st Century Cave Painter

The Painting Bones


The-Sentinel-Bone-033116Craig Bone is known for getting intense faraway looks in his eyes, the kind that make you wonder where daydreams take him. I know one of the spots that will forever live large in his mind. Half my adult life ago, I accompanied Bone to a wild corner of his native land, a place that ranks among Bone’s favorites on earth. Today, the essence of that remarkable African refuge, however, is, like many others, in imminent danger of being lost. Continue reading The Painting Bones