Hometown: Ridgway Pa
Al is a self-taught artist and naturalist who has spent most of his 84 years working at his art and studying the world’s wild creatures and their environment. His interests have found him photographing, sketching, and observing wildlife across the frozen sub-arctic, the savannahs of Africa and many wonderful places in between. Al’s paintings are highly detailed images and can be found in collections around the world. He is the winner of several stamp and print competitions in Minnesota, South Carolina, and Maryland, and is a regular contributor to conservation organizations.
Title of Image 1: Red-eyed Tree Frog
Title of Image 2: Sping Showoff
Title of Image 3: Whooper Swan