The Society of Animal Artist Membership:

Master Signature | Distinguished Signature | Signature | Associate | Board | Honorary | In Memoriam


Honored Master Signature Members

These artists have been recognized as Master Signature Members
having received the prestigious Society's Award of Excellence five or more times.


Charles Allmond, DE
Chris Bacon, Canada
Gerald Balciar, CO
Robert Bateman, Canada

Burt Brent
Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, UT
Guy Coheleach, FL
Bob Kuhn (in memoriam)
Walter Matia, MD

Leo Osborne, WA
Sherry Salari Sander, MT
Morten Solberg, FL
Kent Ullberg, TX
Sue Westin, VT


Distinguished Signature Members

These artists have had the honor of having their work included
in a minimum of fifteen (15) Annual Exhibitions.


Douglas Allen, Jr., NJ
Charles Allmond, DE
Chris Bacon, Canada
Gerald Balciar, CO
John E. Banovich, MT
Robert Bateman, Canada
Reneé Bemis, IL
Eric Berg, PA
Burt Brent
Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, UT
Tim Cherry, MO
Guy Coheleach, FL
Louis De Donato, NY
Leslie Delgyer, NJ
Anne S. Faust, LA

Kathleen M. Friedenberg, PA
Albert Earl Gilbert, CT
Peter Gray, South Africa
Bob Guelich, TX
Janet N. Heaton, FL
Nancy Howe, VT
Laney, WY
Louise Lopina, CA
Dorcas MacClintock, CT
Walter Matia, MD
Jan Martin McGuire, OK
Terry Miller, MD
Leo Osborne, WA
Dan Ostermiller, CO
Dino Paravano, AZ
Emily Parkman, OH

John C. Pitcher, VT
David Rankin, OH
Rosetta, CO
John Ruthven, OH
Sherry Salari Sander, MT
George L. Schelling, PA
Sandy Scott, WY
Morten Solberg, FL
Mark A. Susinno, PA
Francis E. Sweet, MD
J. Sharkey Thomas, Canada
Wayne Trimm, NY
Kent Ullberg, TX
Joseph Vance, Jr., NC
Sue Westin, VT


Signature Members Back to Navigation Links

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Beverly S. Abbott, VA
Sue deLearie Adair, NY
Jodie L. Adams, MI
Al Agnew, MO
John Agnew, OH
Douglas Aja, VT
Tom Altenburg, MO
William Alther, CO
Anthony Alonso, FL
Thomas Anderson, CA
Michelle Armitage, CA
Julie Askew, Canada
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Peter M. Baedita, FL
Tucker Bailey, NC
Barbara Banthien, CA
Mike Barlow, MT
John Perry Baumlin, NY
Joy Kroeger Beckner, MO
Greg Beecham, WY
Linda Besse, WA
Jeffry Birchill, GA
Thomas J. Bishop, AZ
Judy Black, TX
Allen Blagden, CT
Sandra Blair, PA
Aaron Blaise, FL
Beatrice Bork, NJ
Peta Boyce, Australia
Ajay Brainard, CT
Burt Brent, CA*
J. Clayton Bright, PA
Avis Brown, NY
Linda Budge, AZ
Kenneth Bunn, CO
Dan Burgette, ID
Kerri Burnett, Canada
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Jamie Cassaboon, NY
Robert Caldwell, VA
Clarence P. Cameron, WI
Ray Carbone, ME
Salvatore Catalano, NJ
Chris Carl Chantland, MI
Chapel, CA
Julie Chapman, MT
Daniel Chen, OR
Richard Clopton, CA
Caroline Winston Cochran, NY
James Coe, NY
Mark Collins, VA
Guy Combes, CA
Randall Compton, AK
Bunny Connell, WY
Jean Cook, KS
Robert Cook, England
Peter S. Corbin, NY
Mary Cornish, VA
Colleen R. Cotey, WA
Anni Crouter, MI
Dennis Curry, CA
Frances Anne Curtis, FL
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Dan D'Amico, CO
Carol Darling, TX
Nancy Darling, NC
Darrell Davis, TX
Patricia Davis, CO
Willem De Beer, England
Ewoud De Groot, Netherlands
Didier Debruyne, VA
Andrew Denman, CA
Sue Dickinson, South Africa
Joseph Digangi, FL
T. Lynn DiGiacomo, AZ
Kim Diment, MI
Shane Dimmick, CO
Paul Dixon, South Africa
Mel Dobson, MT
Kelly Dodge, Canada
Mick Doellinger, TX
Michael Dumas, Canada
Kathleen E. Dunn, WA
Lori Dunn, Canada
Corinne Dupeyrat, France
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Lisa Egeli, MD
Stephen C. Elliot, CO
Beth Parcell Evans, NJ
Maurice Eyeington, PA
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Melanie Fain, TX
Alan Robert Feldmesser, FL
Linda Feltner, AZ
Del Filardi, MA
Trey Finney, SC
Cynthie Fisher, MT
Susan Fox, CA
Sharon Fullingim, NM
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Christophe Karl Gabriel, NC
Martin Gates, FL
Jeff Gandert, OH
Ann E. Geise, OH
Anthony Gibbs, England
Daniel Glanz, CO
Wilhelm J. Goebel, MD
Sue Gombus, IN
Veryl Goodnight, CO
Shawn Gould, CA
Sandra Graves, CO
Claiborne Duncan Gregory Jr., VA
Simon Gudgeon, England
Mitch Gyson, NY
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Grant Hacking, NH
Hap Hagood, VA
Gary Hale,OK
Joyce Hall, SC
Nancy Ruth Halliday, IL
Lorna Hamilton, Ireland
John Nelson Harris, FL

Judith Hartke, NY
Guy Harvey, FL
Kendra Haste, United Kingdom
Margaret Hawley, CA
Cathy Hegman, MS
Elizabeth Henry, NM
Matthew Hillier, MD
Mark Hobson, Canada
Tony Hochstetler, CO
Cindy House, NH
Karen Hultberg, WA
Cary Hunkel, WI
Leslie Hutto, SC
Ivan W. Hyatt, CA
Wes Hyde, CO
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Alison Mary Ingram, UK
Terry Isaac, Canada
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Pat Jackman, OR
Ryan D. Jacque, MA
Brett Jarrett, Australia
Brian Jarvi, MN
Kate Jenvey, Australia
Stephen A. Jesic, Australia
Jay J. Johnson, MA
Joni Johnson-Godsy, KS
Richard Jones, NY
Lars Jonsson, Sweden
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Karryl, PA
Deborah Kaspari, OK
Mark Kelso, IN
Stephen James Kesler, UT
Steve Kestrel, CO
Brenda Kidera, MD
James Kiesow, WI
David N. Kitler, Canada
Christine Knapp, CO
John Kobald, CO
Jack Koonce, ID
Kim Kori, AZ
Stephen Koury, FL
Robert C. Kray, PA
Robert Krieg, NM
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Susan Labouri, CA
Judy Lalingo, MD
Brent Langley, IL
Amy Larson, KS
Judy D. Larson,CA
Bonnie Latham, MN
Karen Latham, MN
Rebecca Latham, MN
Karen Laurence-Rowe, Kenya
Rod Lawrence, MI
Karen Leffel-Massengill, FL
T. J. Lick, MI
Esther Lidstrom, CO
Patsy Lindamood, FL
Janeice Linden, CO
Lynne Lockhart, MD
Anne E. London, LA
Cammie Lundeen, CO
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Sam MacDonald, Scotland
Rob MacIntosh, South Africa
Terri Malec, OR
Richard Malenky, NY
B. J. Martin, VA
Roger Martin, NC
Sharon Irene Martin, CO
Jeanette Martone, NY
Diane Mason, CO
Terry Mathews, Kenya
Peter Mathios, OR
Sally Maxwell, TX
Chris T. Maynard, WA
Chris McClelland, Australia
A. J. McCoy, Canada
George McMonigle, PA
Eric Meyer, IL
Judith Angell Meyer, CO
Geordie Millar, Canada
Darin Miller, OH
Tiffany Miller Russell, CO
Ann M. Milton, CO
Tara Moore, MT
John Mullane, NY
Dale Muller, MT
Robin Edward Thorne Murray, MI
Sean Murtha, CT
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Sadao Naito, Japan
Yoshikazu Natsume, Japan
Barbara Nelson, SC
Rock Newcomb, AZ
Ken Newman, ID
Alison Nicholls, NY
Calvin Nicholls, Canada
Timothy Nimmo, CO
Arnold Nogy, Canada
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Ralph Oberg, CO
James Offeman, TX
Steve Oliver, PA
Ron Orlando, PA
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Richard Painter, TN
Kathy S. Paivinen, CA
Matthew Gray Palmer, WA
Pokey Park, AZ
Leon Parson, ID
Victoria Parsons, CO
Kathy Partridge, NY
R. Kent Pendleton, CO
Cristina G. Penescu, CA
Patricia Pepin, Canada
Louise Peterson, CO
Bryce Pettit, CO
David Petlowany, OH
Anne Peyton, AZ
Anthony Robert Pridham, Australia

Randy Puckett, CA
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Carrie Gantt Quade, NM
Stephen C. Quinn, NJ
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Kelly Leahy Radding, CT
Don Rambadt, WI
Mae Rash, MD
Gamini Ratnavira, CA
Robert Isaiah Ratterman, PA
Ruth Ray, AZ
Linda Raynolds, WY
Kevin Redmayne, Australia
Maynard Reece, IA
Sonia Reid, CO
Gene Edward Reineking, WI
Linda Relis, FL
Vicki L. Renn, PA
Diana Reuter-Twining, VA
Arlene Rheinish, CA
Paul Rhymer, MD
Andrea Rich, CA
Martiena Richter, MO
Derek Robertson, Scotland
Julia Rogers, MD
Joan Binney Ross, FL
Linda Rossin, NJ
Ken Rowe, AZ
Ed Royal, FL
Donald Rubin, CO
Jon Ruehle, AR
Terri Russell, OK
Kathleen B. Ryan, GA
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Jonathan Sainsbury, Scotland
Alan Sakhavarz, Canada
Lennart Sand, Sweden
Laurence Saunois, France
Patricia Savage, NC
Stefan Savides, OR
Betty B. Schabacker, NC
Sharon K. Schafer, NV
William Schnute, NH
Burton Schuman, CT
Jeanne Filler Scott, KY
Robert Seabeck, WY
John Seerey-Lester, FL
Suzie Seerey-Lester, FL
Clare Shaughnessy, Wales
Kathleen Sheard, MT
Cathy Sheeter, CO
Donald W. Sible, CA
Rachelle Siegrist, TN
Wes Siegrist, TN
Kelly Singleton, MD
Robert S. Sleicher, NY
Allison Smith, CO
Daniel Smith, MT
Dee Smith, FL
Roger Smith, MI
Geoffrey C. Smith, FL
Heather Soos, Canada
Leslie E. Spano, NY
Joshua Spies, SD
Linda St. Clair, NM
Gary Staab, MO
James Stafford, WA
Pati Stajcar, CO
Debbie Stevens, TX
Jan Stommes, WI
William Stout, CA
Joseph Sulkowski, TN
Linda Sutton, CA
Joseph D. Swaluk, MA
Jan Sweeney, England
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Jason Tako, PA
Kristine Davis Taylor, CA
Mary C. Taylor, NY
Fred W. Thomas, WA
Dana Lee Thompson, VA
Eric Thorsen, MT
Chirag V. Thumbar, India
Karmel Machele Timmons, CO
Margery Torrey, WY
Sergei Traschenko, Canada
Bob Travers, NC
France Tremblay, Canada
Debra Trent, MD
Gunnar Tryggmo, Sweden
Ezra Noel Tucker, CO
David Turner, VA
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Heidi Uotila, AZ
Marlowe Urdahl, AZ
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Elwin van der Kolk, Netherlands
Diane Versteeg, WA
Dick Van Heerde, Netherlands
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Lynn Wade, FL
Joe Weatherly, CA
Donald Webster, OK
Dale A. Weiler, NC
Jacques Wetterer, France
J. Christopher White, CO
W. Leon White, WA
Jeffrey Whiting, Canada
Timothy Widener, MI
Kay Williams, TN
Ronnie Williford, TX
Ria Winters, Netherlands
Kay Witherspoon, CO
Ellen Woodbury, CO
Jan Woods, AR
Steve Worthington, NM
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Scott Yablonski, CO
Susan Bankey Yoder, PA
Sherrie York, CO
Aaron Yount, IL
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Pete Zaluzec, IL


Associate Members Back to Navigation Links


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Karen Allaben-Confer, NY
Patricia Arbino, CA
Maxine Arbuckle, Canada
Mickey Asche, MS
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Anita Baarns, VA
Aimee Baldwin, CA
Tammy Bality, CO
Sharon Mary Bamber, Canada
Holly H. Banks, FL
Nancy Bass, VA
Mary Beacon, CO
Julie Bell, PA
Sally Berner, WI
John Craig Bone, NC
John Patrick Brennan, FL
George Bumann, WY
Helene Burrow, England
DeVere E. Burt, OH
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Sharon M. Call, VA
Michael E. Calles, UT
Durwood Dean Coffey, MI
Barbara Conaway, AZ
Carrie Cook, TX
Rox Corbett, WY
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Brian Darcy, Canada
Susan Dorazio, CT
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Robin Anne Earles, MT
Carolyn H. Edlund, NY
Darryn Eggleton, Switzerland
Peter Elfman, Sweden
Camille Engel, TN
Mary C. Erickson, NC
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Gary Ferguson, OR
Cathy Ferrell, FL
James Fiorentino, NJ
Robbie Reese Fitzpatrick, TX
Jeanette Fournier, NH
Sharon A. France, IL
Gay Freeborn, ME
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Tykie Ganz, FL
Anita P. Gersch, NC
Andrea Gianchiglia, NJ
Jim Gilmore, CO
Pat Gilmore, CA
Lisa Gleim, GA
Susie E. Gordon, OH

Laurel Gregory, CO
Sheri Greves-Neilson, CA
Patricia A. Griffin, PA
Gemma Gylling, CA
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Tracy Hall, England
Stephen W Hamlin, MA
Lucia Heffernan, UT
Hava Hegenbarth, IA
Guy Hobbs, Canada
Margaret Hopkins, OH
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Clint Dana Jammer, Ontario, Canada
Brenda D. Johnson, CA
Kevin Johnson, Canada
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Peggy M. Kauffman, NY
Clive Kay, Canada
David Kiehm, NY
Morgen Kilbourn, NC
Yvonne Kitchen, OR
Marie Pierce-Ruhland Koehlinger, AZ
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Deborah LaFogg Docherty, FL
Ze Ze Lai, China
Janet Laird-Lagassee, ME
Heather Elyse Lara, CA
Martin Lasack, CA
Yves Laurent, Canada
Bruce Lawes, Canada
Heather Laws, Canada
Debbie Lynn Lentz, OH
Carol Lundeen, MN
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Lynn Maderich, MN
Karla Mae Mann, VA
Laura Mark Finberg, PA
Eben Markowski, VT
Eileen Matias, OH
Janis Mattson, VT
Nick Mayer, VT
Stella Clare Mays, UK
Douglas McCallum, IL
Cory McLaughlin, TX
Kirk McGuire, CA
Nance F. McManus, NM
Billy-Jack Milligan, Ontario, Canada
Sumner Misenheimer, MA
Dianne Munkittrick, SC

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Munenori Okada, Japan
Karie Jean O'Donnell, MA
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Michael Pape, Canada
Cees Cornelis Penning, FL
Pollyanna Pickering, England
John Potter, MT
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Ann Ranlett, CA
Margaret Rice, LA
Maureen Riley, MI
Sandy Rourke, Canada
Jocelyn L. Russell, WA
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Gayla Beth Salvati, OK
Rikki Morley Saunders, PA
Jenny Forge Schmalstieg, KS
Ann Self, KS
Carles Toldrà Sifrés, Spain
William Silvers, CA
Leslie N. Sinclair, AZ
Judith Gebhard Smith, WA
Eileen Sorg, WA
Bruce Speidel, WY
Eva Stanley, IN
Andrea Steiner, MI
Tiffany Stevenson, UT
Aleta Steward, MA
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Edward Takacs, FL
Monty Frank Taylor, CO
Carol Lee Thompson, MD
Rita Thornton, CO
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Burneta Venosdel, OK
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Randy Warren, Canada
Pat Weaver, FL
Rosellen I. Westerhoff, MT
Victoria Wilson-Schultz, MN
Manda J. Wolfe, CA
Terry Woodall, OR
Christopher Paul Wozniak, FL
Amy Bartlett Wright, RI
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Keri Young, AR
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Honorary Members Back to Navigation Links

Robert Abbett
Guy Coheleach
Walter Ferguson

Dorcas MacClintock
Terry Mathews
Ann Milton
Ralph Oberg

Emily Parkman
Maynard Reece
William Schnute
Wayne Trimm


Members in Memoriam Back to Navigation Links

Death has claimed many members of the Society of Animal Artists since it's founding in 1960. These artists supported the Society during their lifetimes and each made his or her special contribution to art. Although separated from us by death they are fondly remembered by their fellows.
(Please notify the Society if you know of a member not listed below)

Robert K. Abbett
Dennis Anderson
Dharbinder Bamrah
Cheryl Battistelli
Al Barnes
William F. Bartlett
Thomas Beecham
Beverly Bender
Edward Bierly
Patricia Allen Bott
Guido Borghi
Joseph L. Boulton
Jean Bowman
Paul Bransom
Brenda Carter
Larry Chandler
Gardel Dano Christensen
John Clymer
Gifford Cochran
Farrell R. Collett
Simon Combes
Joseph A. Davis
Lyn Ellision
Charles De Feo
Jack L. Dumas
Donald R. Eckelberry
Larry Fanning
Walter Ferguson
Mel Fillerup
Charles Frace
Anne Frey
Elizabeth Rungius Fulda

Arthur D. Fuller
Donald Grant
Grant O. Hagen
Joseph Halko
Evelyn Haller
Peter Haller
John F. Hamberger
Cleo Hartwig
Everett Hibbard
Harry L. Hoffman
Anna Hyatt Huntington
Laurence G. Isard
Francis L. Jaques
Katherine Todd Johnstone
Louis Paul Jonas
Alma Kline
Les Kouba
Robert Krieg
Robert Kuhn
James Landenberger
Ole Larsen
Gertrude K. Lathrop
Fred Machetanz
Gregory McHuron
Stanley Meltzoff
Donald Miller
Ugo Mochi
C. E. Monroe Jr
Lanford Monroe
Benson Moore
Marilyn Newmark
Robert E. Pease

Roger Tory Peterson
Harriet E. Phillips
Werner R. Plangg
Karl Plath
Catherine Porteous-Sutton
Julio Pro
Mary Purdey
Robert L. Refvem
William Reusswig
Robert Sadler
Robert R. Salo
Lloyd Sandford
Sam Savitt
Robert Scriver
John Schoenherr
Robert M. Scriver
Keith Shackleton
Louise Shattuck
Joseph Sibal
Richard Sloan
Sharon Sommers
Debbie Edgers Sturges
Helen Damrosch Tee-Van
Linda Thompson
Clarence Tillenius
Walter A. Weber
Katharine Lane Weems
Clement Weisbecker
Robert G. Wehle
Milton C. Weiler
Walter J. Wilwerding
Artists toil, move on, and are no more. Their works remain, enriching the world.

Members of the SAA Board in session

Society Officers & Executive Board Back to Navigation Links

Renee Headings-Bemis
Reneé Bemis
President
Allen Blagden
Allen Blagden
Vice-President
Wes Siegrist
Wes Siegrist
Vice-President
Webmaster
Special Awards Chairman
Diane Mason
Diane Mason
Treasurer
Kim Diment
Kim Diment
Secretary
James Coe
James Coe
Member Jury Chair
Jan Martin McGuire
Jan Martin McGuire
SAA Facebook
SAA Newsletter
John Agnew
John Agnew
SAA Blog
David Rankin
David Rankin
Leslie Delgyer
Leslie Delgyer
Paul Rhymer
Paul Rhymer
Terry Miller
Terry Miller
Exhibitions Chair
Sean Murtha
Sean Murtha
Julie Askew
Julie Askew
International Chair
Cynthie Fisher
Cynthie Fisher
Kimberly Fletcher
Kimberly Fletcher
Susan T.  Fisher
Susan T. Fisher
Julia Rogers
Julia Rogers
Bryce Pettit
Bryce Pettit


Office and Tour Director

Bob Mason
Bob Mason, Executive Director
David J. Wagner -Curator and Tour Director
David J. Wagner, Ph.D.
Curator/Tour Director
(With Rosetta and Leslie Delgyer)


Previous Presidents of the Society


Elizabeth Rungius Fulda 1960
Paul Bransom 1961-1976
Albert Earl Gilbert 1977-1983
Joseph Vance, Jr. 1984-1994
Charles Allmond, III 1995-2000
Francis Sweet 2001-2003
Leslie Delgyer 2004-2008
Diane Mason 2008-2013
Reneé Bemis 2014-



All images on this website are © The Society of Animal Artists and the respective Artists.
Photos on this page courtesy of Jay Johnson, Bob Mason, Wes Siegrist, David J. Wagner, and the respective Board Members. Photo of Board in session courtesy of James Gary Hines II.

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