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54th ANNUAL EXHIBITION
and ART AND THE ANIMAL TOUR ITINERARY

(Dates subject to change. Be sure to check with venues for exact days/hours of admission.)
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PREMIERE

The Wildlife Experience
The Wildlife Experience
Parker, CO
August 23 - October 22, 2014

TOUR

Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Oradell, NJ
November 15, 2014 - January 4, 2015

The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art
The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art
Bolivar, MO
February 1 - March 15, 2015


The National Sporting Library and Museum
The National Sporting Library and Museum
Middleburg, VA
April 17 - August 30, 2015



55th ANNUAL EXHIBITION
and ART AND THE ANIMAL TOUR ITINERARY

(Dates subject to change. Be sure to check with venues for exact days/hours of admission.)

PREMIERE

The Wildlife Experience
The Roger Tory Peterson Institute
Jamestown, NY
August 22 - October 25, 2015

TOUR

Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Oradell, NJ
November 14, 2015 - January 3, 2016

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, AZ
January 20 - April 3, 2016


The Canton Museum of Art
The Canton Museum of Art
Canton, OH
April 23 - July 17, 2016

ART AND THE ANIMAL is available for display at art, cultural and scientific institutions.
For tour information, contact: David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Tour Director

DAVID J. WAGNER, L.L.C., ART AND THE ANIMAL TOUR OFFICE
(414) 221-6878; davidjwagnerllc@yahoo.com; davidjwagnerllc.com

Download Art and the Animal Traveling Exhibition Prospectus (9.3 MB PDF New Window)

MEMBER, AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF MUSEUMS; INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
Recipient, SKBF Black-Parkman Award for Art Industry Leadership
Author/Curator, AMERICAN WILDLIFE ART



53rd SAA Opening Exhibition at the Bennington Center for the Arts
53rd Art and the Animal on display at the Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

Society of Animal Artists Annual Exhibitions 1960 - Present

SAA Exhibition Catalog
2014 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 4.1MB)

- 2014 The Wildlife Experience, Denver, CO
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ; The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO; The National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, VA
SAA Exhibition Catalog
2013 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 6.5MB)

- 2013 The Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ; The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ; The Booth Museum of Western Art, Cartersville, GA
SAA Exhibition Catalog
2012 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 6.3MB)

- 2012 The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Art Museum at The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky will display an additional selection of equine paintings and sculptures selected by David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator.); Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, WI; Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA
SAA Exhibition Catalog
2011 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 6.7MB)

- 2011 The Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI
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DUAL NATIONAL TOUR: Half of the Exhibition went to The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; Dunnegan Gallery Of Art, Bolivar, MO; Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, WI and half went to Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA; Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL
SAA Exhibition Catalog
2010 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 6.1MB)

- 2010 The San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA
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ENCORE DISPLAY OF ENTIRE 50th ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL EXHIBITION: The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
NATIONAL TOUR: : Dunnegan Gallery Of Art, Bolivar, MO, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum Of Natural History, Norman, OK
SAA Exhibition Catalog
2009 EXHIBITION CATALOG (PDF 6.7MB)

- 2009 The Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, Salina, KS
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DUAL NATIONAL TOUR: Half of the Exhibition went to The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute, Tucson, AZ; Green Acres Art Center, Cincinnati, OH and half went to The Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO; The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, MD

- 2008 The Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; Dunnegan Gallery Of Art, Bolivar, MO; Cultural Arts Council Of Estes Park Fine Art Gallery, Estes Park, CO; San Angelo Museum Of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
- 2007 The Wildlife Experience, Parker (Denver), CO
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NATIONAL TOUR: West Valley Art Museum, Surprise (Phoenix), AZ; Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg, SC; The Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH; Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute, Tucson, AZ
- 2006 Bennington Center for the Natural and Cultural Arts, Bennington, VT
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI; Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
- 2005 Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV
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NATIONAL TOUR: The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ; Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; Stifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay Institute, Wheeling, WV; Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI
- 2004 The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
NATIONAL TOUR: Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL; West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ; Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK; University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, NE; Art Institute at Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
- 2003 The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
NATIONAL TOUR: The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO; West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ; Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL; New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI; Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH
- 2002 The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
NATIONAL TOUR: The Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH; Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake, UT; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI; The Miami Metrozoo, Miami, FL
ART AND THE ANIMAL: Selections from the 40th Annual Exhibition of the SOCIETY OF ANIMAL ARTISTS - National Geographic Society exhibited selections from the 40th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists, from June 18 through September 11, 2002 in the Explorers Hall.
- 2001 West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ
NATIONAL TOUR: The William s. Fairfield Public Gallery, Sturgeon Bay, WI; Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science Visual Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD; Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK; Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA
- 2000 The William S. Fairfield Public Gallery, Sturgeon Bay, WI
NATIONAL TOUR: Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD; Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, IL; University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, NE; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; South Texas Institute for the Arts, Corpus Christi, TX.
- 1999 The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH
NATIONAL TOUR: Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, IL; Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT; The Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI; The R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA
- 1998 Disney's Animal Kingdom Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
- 1997 Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH
NATIONAL TOUR: Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
- 1996 The Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX
NATIONAL TOUR: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA; The Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI; The R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA; The Delaware Museum of Natural History, Wilmington, DE
- 1995 Old Algonquin Museum, Algonquin, Ontario, Canada
NATIONAL TOUR: Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA; Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR; The Sangre de Christo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, CO
- 1994 The Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
NATIONAL TOUR: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO; The Charles and Emma Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, MD; The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, Jamestown, NY
- 1993 Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA
NATIONAL TOUR: University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, NE; The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR; The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA; The High Desert Museum, Bend, OR
- 1992 Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, NY
NATIONAL TOUR: The R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA; Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK; Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, WI; Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX
- 1991 The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH
NATIONAL TOUR: Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinville, VA; The Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX; San Bernardino County Museums, Redlands, CA; Anniston Museum of Natural History, Anniston, AL
- 1990 St. Hubert's Giralda Animal Art Museum, Madison, NJ
NATIONAL TOUR: Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA; Glen Helen Nature Preservation, Yellow Springs, OH; Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, CO; Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Chicago, IL
- 1989 Museum of Science, Boston, MA
- 1988 SAA recruits David J. Wagner to create and manage tours of artworks selected from annual exhibitions and to secure hosts for its annual exhibitions.
- 1988 Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester, NY
- 1987 First Bank of the United States, Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia, PA
- 1986 The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
- 1985 Crown Center, Kansas City, MO
- 1984 The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH
- 1983 Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, KS
- 1982 Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, CO
- 1981 The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
- 1980 Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
- 1978-79 Sportsman's Edge Gallery, New York, NY
- 1972-77 Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY
- 1971 Manufacturers Hanover Trust, New York, NY
- 1970 Carl Thompson Gallery, New York, NY
- 1967-69 Abercrombie and Fitch, New York, NY
- 1966 Manufacturers Hanover Trust, New York, NY
- 1964-65 Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY
- 1960-63 Burr Gallery, New York, NY

Annual National Geographic Society SAA Sculpture Courtyard 2002-2007

David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator
EXHIBITING SCULPTORS:
- 2006-2007 Dan Ostermiller
- 2005-2006 Eric Berg, Darrell Davis, ReneƩ Headings, Diane Mason, Gamini Ratnavira
- 2004-2005 Walt Matia, Diane Mason, Louise Peterson, Rosetta, Kent Ullberg
- 2003-2004 Leo Osborne, Rosette, Sherry Salari Sander
- 2002-2003 Eric Berg, Kent Ullberg



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

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


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