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Art Show 2011

Artists' work displayed for sale The 22nd Patuxent Wildlife Art Show and Sale - presented by the Friends of Patuxent - took place March 25 - 27. Thirty-seven artists displayed wildlife-themed paintings, photographs, carvings, crafts and more. A portion of the sale proceeds benefit the National Wildlife Visitor Center. Over 1,600 people attended to buy and to enjoy the exhibits. Additional activities included EGG-citing silent auction, Maryland state wildlife stamp design competition judging, and live wildlife demonstrations.

Photographs courtesy of FWS Staff Nell Baldacchino and Volunteer Ed Grimes. Photo captions indicate the photographer via initials - [nb], [eg].

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Volunteers gather to hear assignments and instructions. [eg]
Artists' work displayed for sale [eg]
Artists' work displayed for sale [eg]
Artists' work displayed for sale [eg]
Artists' work displayed for sale [eg]
Artist offers her work to a prospective buyer. [eg]

Winner - Maryland Migratory Gamebird Stamp design competition -
Judges - Maryland Migratory Gamebird Stamp Design Competition [eg]
Artists use their imagination to create and donate to the
Egg entry - whooping cranes [eg]
Egg entry - wren [eg]

Live demonstration - screech owl [nb]
Live demonstration - raven [eg]
Baldy and friends having fun [nb]
Poe - Baltimore Ravens mascot - and friend [nb]
Live demonstration - Raven and raven [nb]

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