2019 FIRST PLACE WIN AT WORLD
"I was inspired to create this piece after a wonderful fall day in the woods. Later that night, we sat around a campfire listening to three barred owls exchange calls. From those experiences I began to visualize a composition with a barred owl resting atop a sumac “ball of flame"."
Awarded First in Birds of Prey Category/Advanced Division and First in Show/Advanced Division at the Ward World Wildfowl Carving Championship.
Ocean City, MD. 2019.