Wildlife painter gives demonstration at Phippen today
Well-known wildlife painter Edward Aldrich will be demonstrating painting techniques at the Phippen Museum today from 1 to 3 p.m.
Aldrich graduated in 1987 from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1991, at the age of 26, he was juried into the Society of Animal Artists and his work is frequently included in its annual exhibition. His paintings have been included into such national shows as the Gilcrease Museum Miniature Show, the National Wildlife Art Museum's Miniature show, The Rockwell Museum's Representing Representation Show, The Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Small Works Show, the annual Buffalo Bill Auction in Cody, Wyo., and the Oil Painter's of America National Show.
Aldrich expresses his artistic processes in his book "Drawing and Painting Animals," which features 100 examples of his work.
Phippen Museum admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students with ID and free for museum members and children 12 and under. The museum is located north of downtown Prescott at 4701 Highway 89 North. For additional information, visit www.phippenartmuseum.org.