owl wingmasters.jpgArt On The Wing

 

Birds of Prey have inspired artists from prehistoric times to the present day.Art on The Wing, pairing artist and wildlife photographers Jim Parks and Julie Anne Collier of Wingmasters, takes advantage of their skills and talents to present live birds of prey as models for this workshop.From the calm majesty of the eagle to the mystery of the owl, Wingmasters to guide participants in capturing the spirit of these birds in this workshop.Providing a live eagle, hawk, falcons, and owls as models, each bird is displayed while the audience has the opportunity to draw and ask questions.†† The Wingmasters will point out each birdís characteristics to help focus their art on these wonderful creatures special features.

 

wingmasters-20.jpgJulie Anne and Jim are both licensed raptor rehabilitators based in Leverett, Massachusetts.Together they care for injured birds of prey to rehabilitate and relase back into the wild in most cases.Since 1994, Wingmasters has presented over 5,000 prgrams at schools, libraries (including the Beaman Memorial Library last fall) and museums throughout New England.

 

 

 

 

wingmasters golden eagle.jpgArt on the Wing is offered on Saturday, March 30, from 10:30am to 12:00pm in the Stiles Room at the Beaman Memorial Library.Cost is $40 for adults and $25 for high school and college students.Pre-registration is required.Contact Mark Baldi at (508) 835-6489 or email arts@wbaf.org to register.Donít miss this very special opportunity to get up close and personal with these incredible birds as live models!