Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Famous Wildlife Artist Wilhelm Goebel comes to Lexington

Gallery B will be hosting an artist's reception for Wilhelm Goebel April 4th from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Fly Fishing Clinic sponsored by The Sporting Tradition. The show will also be up during the upcoming gallery hop on April 18th.

Wilhelm Goebel has been a popular and internationally renowned Wildlife artist and Illustrator for many years. He specializes in Bird art and is a skilled replicator of nature and anatomy and holds a degree in Biology. This excerpt from his website outlines his accomplishments:

"Goebel's artistic accomplishments are numerous; he was chosen as the 2004 National Wild Turkey Federation Stamp Artist of the Year, 2002 National Wild Turkey Federation Artist of the Year, the Grand National Waterfowl Association 2002 Artist of the Year, and in 1995 won wildlife art's most prestigious award, the Federal Duck Stamp contest. His entry entitled "Surf Scoters at Barnegat Lighthouse" graced the 1996-97 Federal Duck Stamp. He has also designed numerous state duck stamps for Alaska, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota and Virginia.".

Gallery B (http://www.galleryblexington.com ) is a leading Fine art Dealer Showroom located on 145 W. Main Street. They Specialize in landscapes, still lifes, portraits and other realistic paintings, prints, other media, and occasionally a few sculptural works. They represent some of Lexington's greatest oil painters and have a very large selection, especially after their merger with Dogwood Galleries and relocation into it's previous location. Please take some time to view great Nature Art right here in your hometown and a chance to meet a man who will most assuredly become legendary in the world of Avian Art. A true master in the sense of Audubon.

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