ALASKA
September 2001

NEVADA
October 2001

ALASKA
September 2002

CALIFORNIA
November 2002

FLORIDA
February 2003

WYOMING
September 2003

WYOMING
September 2004

NEW MEXICO
November 2004

VENEZUELAN EMBASY
May 2005

REMINGTON MUSEUM
June 2005

WYOMING
September 2005

ARUBA
January 2008

SOCIETY OF ANIMAL ARTISTS

LABRADOR EXPEDITION
October 2008

ARTISTS FOR CONSERVATION
Information coming soon

DELAWARE
DUCK STAMPS

MARYLAND BLACK BEAR STAMPS

WASHINGTON
October 2010

MYAKKA STATE PARK
Information coming soon

PENNSYLVANIA DUCK STAMPS
Information coming soon

 MAINE
October 2011

BOMBAY HOOK
WILDLIFE REFUGE

ALASKA
2012
 

ALASKA 2012

August 2012: This, Steve’s fourth trip to Alaska, again provided many great opportunities to see the rich diversity of animals and varied landscapes that only Alaska can provide. Starting in Anchorage, Steve and Wendy traveled north to Big Lake, a small village west of Wasilla, to visit friends, Gary and Iris (and Buck… their dog). The next morning, it was up early and on the road towards Denali National Park. The landscapes of the area alone can leave anyone overwhelmed.




"The three days spent in Denali fulfilled almost all our expectations and more. The scenery and wildlife here is unparalleled. There is no other place on earth where a person can go to see this kind of beauty and diversity of animals."





"As always, Denali’s Mountain spent most of its time shrouded in the clouds, so familiar to anyone hoping to catch a glimpse of even a small portion of North America’s highest peak. Fortunately, the clouds cleared at least twice, gracing us with the grandeur of seeing the entire mountain and the surrounding peaks in the range. One of these times, was a beautiful day of sunshine and mild temperatures, when Wendy and I were on top of Primrose Ridge. We had decided to hike up the ridge to maybe catch a glimpse of some Dall sheep. We were not disappointed."




"After Denali, it was day five and back to Big Lake for a couple days, where we enjoyed the company of our friends, Gary, Iris and the dog, Buck. On day seven, we were on our way to Seward, only 3 hours south. In Seward, we hiked up to Exit Glacier and took a 9 hour cruise into the Fiords, where we saw everything we wanted to see, from whales, seals and sea otters to a calving glacier. And…. Although the area around Seward is different than the areas north of Anchorage, they are just as impressive and beautiful."




"After a couple days in Seward, we headed for Soldota, on the western side of the Kenai Peninsula to stay with more friends, Dave and Kathy. Following the Sterling Highway, we stopped at several more great places to enjoy what Alaska it is has to offer. Among these places were Tern Lake, Cooper Landingand Skilak Lake."



"Besides the objective to see and photograph as much wildlife and scenery as possible, I was in Alaska because I was part of an important exhbition at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska: A Celebration of Wildlife Art: 2012. This show was the largest wildlife art show ever held in Alaska, with more than 100 original paintings or pencil sketches by 48 of the very best wildlife artists in the world and was held at the Kenai Visitor Center, June 1st through Sept 3rd.

"While in Western Kenai, Wendy and I were treated to a very special experience. Talon Flight Service took us across the Cook Inlet to Crescent Lake to view brown bears for several hours. The experience was one we’ll never forget."





"In additon, while on the peninsula, we spent a couple days at the Diamond M Ranch Bed & Breakfast. Due to their generosity, our hosts were kind enough to give us a small apartment, complete with a porch and a view, where Wendy and I could sit and enjoy the sandhill cranes, bald eagles and the caribou in the landscape between us and the far off mountains. It was very relaxing and much appreciated. While staying here, we took a few short day trips, including one to the village of Homer, where we spent an enjoyable afternoon."




"As expected, Alaska provided some exciting times and amazing memories. I can’t say when, but I am already looking forward to the next trip."

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