This painting, Green River Terrestrial Mural by Sean Murtha, is one of the award winning pieces in the Focus on Nature XIV exhibition. Focus on Nature (FON) is a biennial exhibition showcasing pieces that highlight scientific, natural and cultural history. It began in 1990 with the intent to demonstrate the connection between science and images, and to stimulate an interest in natural history art among practicing artists, aspiring artists and the public.
RTPI has enjoyed the privilege of hosting Focus on Nature XIV over the past several months. The exhibition showcases more than 60 works in a variety of mediums from artists all over the world. What’s more, RTPI President Twan Leenders had the honor of serving as a guest juror and helping to select this year’s award winners. Focus on Nature XIV will only be at RTPI through this weekend, so don’t miss the opportunity to view this outstanding collection of artwork.
Congratulations to the FON XIV AWARD winners!
Nadja Baltensweiler: Blue Congo Potato
Tara Bensen: Aboreal Salamander
Daisy Chung: Tentacles
Pauline Dewar: Fern Diversity
Lisa Falkenstern: Tulip Tree
Linda Feltner: Evening Encounter
Alexander Holler: Titan Arum
Barbara Ierulli: Anatomy of Fire Recovery
Luca Marini: Catalogue of Fishes from Seychelles Islands
Tiffany Miller Russell: Dragons in Darkness
Sean Murtha: Green River Terrestrial mural
Kelly Leahy Radding: The Sentinel
Scott Rawlins: Carrion Flower
Linda Thomas: Teatown Pre-Settlement and Settlement Era
Patricia Wynne: Tasmanian Wolf Skins
Focus on Nature is organized by the New York State Museum.
Please visit their website for more information.