Birds in Art 2011

May 26 - July 28, 2012

The feather forecast is always favorable when Birds in Art is on view. Whether the subjects are backyard feeder favorites or exotic species from around the world, an international cast of artists interprets avian themes and habitats employing diverse styles and mediums. Art lovers and bird lovers alike always find something to crow about as they discover the harmony and serenity or the power and tension that infuse these artworks. Organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum since 1976, this annual juried exhibition has morphed and grown and is now recognized around the world as the exhibition that sets the standard for avian art.


Sponsored by:
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs   NEA

Chris Bacon, Liquidity
Chris Bacon, Liquidity, 2010, acrylic on rag board
Chris Bacon, Liquidity
Peter Gray, Symphony
Ewoud de Groot, Winter Swan
Zev Labinger, Swiftscape

Frank LaLumia, Taking Flight: The Bosque del Apache
Hilarie Lambert, Morning Break
Michael Todoroff, Emerald Mantel
Bart Walter, Blue Grouse

Paula Waterman, Gulf Surf, Winter
Dale A. Weiler, Solitary


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