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2016 56th Annual Exhibition Houston, TX



56th Annual Exhibition at The Houston Museum of Natural Science

2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

Dan Chen, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

David Rankin, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

David Turner, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

Jan Martin McGuire, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

Jim Coe, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

John Banovich, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

Sally Maxwell, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016



2016 TexArt Workshop, Kerrville, TX

Wes Siegrist, SAA Instructor at TexArt 2016


2015 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, NY


YouTube video of Opening Weekend photos taken by Frank Soos and SAA Artists, editing by Wes Siegrist


2014 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO



Artists at the 54th Annual Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Somehow we managed to round up most of the herd of wildlife artists in attendance!

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Another fun-filled Awards Banquet

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience SAA President Reneé Bemis, David Rankin (Holding his Bott-Borghi-Bransom Legacy Award) and Diane Mason

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Artists and Patrons at the Opening Reception

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Jan Martin McGuire, Julie Askew and Cynthie Fisher

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Jan Martin McGuire, John Banovich, Amy Banovich, James Gary Hines II

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Artists at the 54th Art and the Animal Opening Reception

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Connie Morhman, Wes Siegrist and Rachelle Siegrist

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience SAA Administrator Bob Mason, James Bellis Jr. and Cynthie Fisher

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Artists and Patrons at the 54th Art and the Animal Opening Reception

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Artists and Patrons at the 54th Art and the Animal Opening Reception

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Artists and Guests at the 54th Art and the Animal Opening Reception

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Brian Jarvi, Jan Martin McGuire, Raelene Jarvi and James Gary Hines II

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Kim Diment, Teresa Rives and Connie Morhman

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience The entry lobby at The Wildlife Experience

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Allen Blagden and Rosetta

Members of the SAA Board in session SAA Board Meeting: (Facing) David Rankin, Sean Murtha, Wes Siegrist, Alan Blagden, Ajay Brainard

Members of the SAA Board in session SAA Board Meeting: Ajay Brainard, Kim Diment, Terry Miller, Julie Askew

Members of the SAA Board in session SAA Board Meeting: Jan Martin McGuire, Reneé Bemis, Aaron Blaise

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Cathy Sheeter leads a photography workshop at the Denver Zoo

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience The SAA Annual Meeting

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Kent Ullberg and Guy Coombes

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Ajay Brainard, Andrew Denman and Dale Muller

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Dan Smith, Brian Jarvi, Jan Martin McGuire and John Banovich

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Reneé Bemis, Allen Blagden, David Rankin and Sean Murtha discuss digital books during a break at the Board meeting

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Board members, artists and guests enjoy dinner at the close of the weekend

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience James Gary Hines, Jan Martin McGuire and Ajay Brainard at the Board dinner.

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Jeff Birchill beside his work

54th SAA Opening Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Tiffany Miller Russell beside her work

2013 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT



53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts Kim Diment discusses how she works with reference photos to attending members

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts

53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts


53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts Display of the 2012 Eckelberry Award: Chirag V. Thumbar

2013 Art & The Animal Tour, The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

(Images courtesy of the Museum)

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

53rd SAA Tour at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum


2012 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ



Artists at the 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
Artists that attended the opening weekend (Some were unable to be present for the photo)

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ David Rankin and SAA President, Diane Mason, present Guy Coheleach with the Society's Lifetime Achievement Award

The 52nd Annual Exhibition at The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ Jim Bellis Jr. of the Hiram Blauvelt Museum formally welcomes members of the SAA back to the museum

The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA (Courtesy of the Museum)

The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA (Courtesy of the Museum)

The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA The 52nd Annual Exhibition Tour at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA (Courtesy of the Museum)


2011 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI



The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI Panel discussion of leading SAA members immediately following Opening Reception for Premiere of the 51st Annual Exhibition of The Society of Animal Artists: Jim Coe, Kim Diment, Paul Rhymer, Sharon Schafer, with Bell Museum Curator, Don Luce, and SAA Tour Director, David J. Wagner, Ph.D.

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

The Society of Animal Artists 51st Exhibition Opening Weekend

The Society of Animal Artists 51st Exhibition Opening Weekend

The Society of Animal Artists 51st Exhibition Opening Weekend

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO The Society of Animal Artists 51st Exhibition Tour at the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO

The 51st Annual Exhibition at The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

A special feature of half of the 51st exhibition was the inclusion of a complete, first-edition volume of American Ornithology by Alexander Wilson on loan from Sybil G. LaBudde, along with framed plates from American Ornithology and Audubon's Birds of America on loan from the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and framed plates from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America by Audubon, Bachman et al, and from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands by Mark Catesby on loan from Joel Oppenheimer in Chicago.




2010 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, CA



The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend


The Society of Animal Artists 50th Exhibition Opening Weekend



2009 Art & The Animal Exhibition, Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS



SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.
Artists attending the 49th Annual Art & the Animal Exhibition at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum in Salina, KS (Click for enlarged view).

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Donald Rubin, Eva Stanley and Rachelle Siegrist listen to the sound of the Hissing Cockroach held by Debbie Zerbe. James Hines, Jim Bellis of the Hiram Blauvelt Museum, and Jan Martin McGuire during the exhibition opening in the Earl Bane Gallery of the Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Artists and Rolling Hills staff enjoy brunch.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. L to R: Bob Mason, Diane Mason, Susan Fox (hiding), Karryl, Linda Rubin, Don Rubin, Kathleen Sheard, Rachelle Siegrist, Kelly Singleton, Joni Johnson-Godsy, Joy Kroeger Beckner, Marilyn Newmark and Mindy Maylett delight in an Italian Feast on Friday evening.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. L to R: Kathleen Sheard, Susan Fox, Joy Kroeger Beckner, Rachelle Siegrist, Don Rubin, Karryl (hiding), Diane Mason, Bob Mason and Linda Rubin enjoy a lunch break during an exciting day at the Rolling Hills Zoo.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Eva Stanley and Sharon Fullingim demonstrate sculpture to the public at the entrance to the Rolling Hills Museum.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Joni Johnson-Godsy, Susan Fox and Tom Altenburg observe the wolves.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. L to R: Diane Mason, Jan Martin McGuire, Wes Siegrist, Bob Mason and Dr. David J. Wagner work to select works for the dual tour itineraries scheduled for the 49th Art & the Animal Exhibition.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Artists and the public mingle during the opening reception at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum in Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Artists and the public mingle during the opening reception at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum in Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. SAA members, museum staff and guests enjoy dinner together after the exhibion opening.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. SAA members, museum staff and guests enjoy the awards' dinner.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Roger Martin (facing) and Paul Rhymer sculpt Robbie, the Orangutan, to the delight of zoo visitors and especially Robbie! Karryl works on capturing the Maned Wolf in clay for zoo visitors.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Kim Diment and Beverly Abbott sketch and photograph the mountain lions at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina, KS. Rachelle Siegrist and Diane Mason learn hands-on about the zoo's Bearded Dragon, Darwin, from Debbie Zerbe.

SAA 2009 Annual at The Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum, Salina, KS. Kim Diment gets caught exploring the tunnel in the Black Bear habitat at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina, KS.


2007 Art & The Animal Exhibition, The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO



SAA 2007 Annual Meeting in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO. SAA 2007 Annual Meeting in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, Colorado (above) and the Saturday night dinner (below).

SAA 2007 Annual Meeting in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

SAA 2007 Annual Exhibition in The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO.

Some of the SAA members in attendance. A group shot of some of the members attending the 47th Annual Exhibition.

Some of the SAA members at the Denver Zoo. Rachelle Siegrist, Karryl and Christine Knapp at the Denver Zoo.


2006 Art & The Animal Exhibition, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT



SAA 2006 Exhibition Dinner, Bennington, Vermont. 2006 Exhibition Dinner in Bennington, Vermont. (L to R): Roxanne & Mark Susinno, Bob Mason, Karryl, Joy Kroeger Beckner, Diane Mason and Wes Siegrist.

Society members and guests enjoy a dinner during the 46th Annual Exhibition opening weekend. Society members and guests enjoy a dinner during the 46th Annual Exhibition opening weekend.

Society members enjoy a picnic lunch museum style (L to R) Eileen Matias, Rachelle Siegrist, James Coe, Tucker Bailey, John Pitcher and Sue Westin enjoy a museum style picnic in the Bennington Center for the Arts.

Annual Members meeting at the Bennington Center for the Arts. Annual Members meeting at the Bennington Center for the Arts.


2005 - 2000 Photos

Louis De Donato, Michelle Daniels, Marilyn Newmark, Guy Coheleach, Leslie Delgyer and Nancy Darling at the 2003 SAA Annual Exhibition

Louis De Donato, Michelle Daniels, Marilyn Newmark, Guy Coheleach, Leslie Delgyer and Pam Coheleach at the 2003 SAA Annual Exhibition

Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, Charles Almond and Bob Kuhn at the 2001 SAA Exhibition

Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, Charles Almond and Bob Kuhn at the 2001 SAA Annual Exhibition

Leslie Delgyer, Joe Vance, Nancy Darling, Marilyn Newmark, Dorcas MacClintock, Alan Blagden, Louis DeDenato at the Salmungundi Club

Leslie Delgyer, Joe Vance, Nancy Darling, Marilyn Newmark, Dorcas MacClintock, Alan Blagden, Louis DeDenato at the Salmungundi Club celebrating the Wild Heritage Exhibition opening c.2000.


Photos on this page courtesy of Masood Garahi, Frank Soos, Bob Mason, James Gary Hines II, John Agnew, Wes Siegrist, David J. Wagner, Aaron Yount and Jason Yount as well as the respective museums.