2016

Competition Winner 2016 Offshore Wind – Surf Scoters ABOUT THE ARTIST www.animalia.ca “It is biology that led me to scientific drawing and then to naturalistic art.” Born in Valleyfield in 1957, Pierre Leduc started his career as a scientific illustrator at the...

2015

Competition Winner 2015 Blossoming – Mourning Doves ABOUT THE ARTIST W. Allan Hancock has had a fascination with the natural world from his childhood days. Allan spent most of his youth in Saskatchewan where abandoned homesteads and the remnants of human...

2014

Competition Winner 2014 Sun Kissed Cinnamon – Cinnamon Teal ABOUT THE ARTIST Lori Boast is primarily a self-taught artist, well versed in acrylics, oils, graphite and other media. She is captivated by wildlife, and also loves painting landscapes and still-life....

2013

Competition Winner 2013 Break the Ice – Long-Tailed Ducks ABOUT THE ARTIST Versatile artist, Claude Thivierge is an animal painter and illustrator. As an illustrator, he is often asked to illustrate novels, magazines, encyclopedias, and other types of work for...

2012

Competition Winner 2012 Evening Repose – Blue-Winged Teals ABOUT THE ARTIST Patricia Pepin lives in Bromont, Quebec, with her husband Pierre and her dog. At age 9 she started painting lessons. Like most young girls she loved horses and that’s what she painted...