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Combing art and science: Maine wildlife biologist and artist displays artwork in Hadley
What: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host and exhibit by wildlife artist Mark McCollough.
When: The exhibit runs from May 5, 2015 through June 30, 2015. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday except federal holidays. There is no charge for admission. Adults will be asked to show a photo I.D. to enter the building.
Where: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gallery, 300 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley, Mass. The building is located south of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 116 North.
Who: Mark is a Pennsylvania native, growing up loving both art and the outdoors. He later moved to Maine where he did graduate work combining art and science and published three pen- and- ink prints to help fund his doctoral research on eagles. His commissioned work includes posters for the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries, fishing license design, and work for The Nature Conservancy, Maine Audubon, University of Maine, and many more. He has illustrated many books and illustrates a monthly wildlife column.
Mark works in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor and acrylics.