We are extremely excited to display a selection of art from our first annual juried youth bird art exhibition. This annual exhibition is open to any children and young adults age 4 to 18 years old. All selected entries will be on display at the Museum of American Bird Art from September 23 to December 11th. Entries for our second annual exhibition will open in early 2017.
Chickadees by Carolina Perez, Age 10
“Chickadees are beautiful. They feed their babies, just like my mom feeds me.”
Cloudy Home by Carolina Perez, Age 10
“Sometimes it gets cloudy, but that does not mean colorless”
Kendall Winston, The Kakapo Bird, Age 11
“I chose the Kakapo bird because I think it is adorable. It is very interesting that it is the only flightless parrot in the world. I first learned about the Kakapo while watching a PBS show called Animal Misfits. Someday I hope I can go to New Zealand to see this awesome bird!!”
Maris Van Vleck, Wood Duck, Age 14
“The wood duck is one of my favorite birds. I love the way the colors
of the water seem to reflect into the colors of his feathers.”
Maris Van Vleck, Two Robins, Age 14
“This painting was based off of a photograph I took in my backyard.
I like the beautifully colored feathers of these robins.”
Lila Yennior, Soaring Osprey, Age 7
“I was inspired by an Osprey nest that we saw near our house.
We watched the osprey soar across the sky.”
Hayden Bildy, Peregrine Falcon, Age 14
“I enjoyed doing the detailed work on this sketch as I tried to
capture the feather patterns as much as possible.”