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March Speaker Event

May 10: Bird Artistry in the Wild
with Doug Hiser

This event is free and open to the general public. The Houston Audubon board election will precede the program.

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: Social at 7:00 PM and Presentation begins at 7:30 PM
Place: United Way Center, 50 Waugh

This presentation will consist of an in depth lecture on birds and wildlife safaris from Africa, Australia, South America, Nepal and the Galapagos Islands. Doug will discuss the artistic process he developed from safari, field sketches, and photography to the final works of art, ink, or painting. He will also highlight the step-by-step creative process to build a beautiful composition, while maintaining the realism of nature.

Doug Hiser is at home in nature and creates the natural world filled with exotic birds and beasts that roam the edges of our imagination from the remote landscapes of Africa, Brazil, Australia, and Asia. He is an avid birder, naturalist, adventurer, explorer, author of 24 books, and a professional wildlife artist. In his spare time he also teaches High School Art in Houston. Student of the Year at University of Houston CL and also Distinguished Alumni 2012, he has won numerous art awards and preaches about our vanishing world, capturing moments of exotic wildlife on canvas so that we all may appreciate the world that he loves, the “painted jungles” of Doug Hiser. Learn more about Doug on his website -- Doug Hiser: Artistry in the Wild.


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