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October Merlin

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

October Merlin

October is a terrific month to spot some falcons flying by in migration, and like with our winter friends the Snowy Owls, sometimes a pole is the best place to look! If you’re lucky enough you might be able to get an American Kestrel, a Peregrine Falcon, and a Merlin like this all on one day. I would suggest waiting and watching because seeing them soar back into the sky is worth it. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach...

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Birds; Eloquent Expressions of Life

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Birds; Eloquent Expressions of Life

Roger Tory Peterson once said; “Birds are eloquent expressions of life and vitality, and watching them makes you a bit more alive….” Judging by his remarkable artistic renditions of a multitude of avian species, artist Neil Rizos would wholeheartedly agree with this statement. The Canada Goose shown here – created with mixed media – is one of many beautiful pieces in RTPI’s current exhibition, “Neil Rizos; the Art of Exploration”. Don’t miss your chance to view this outstanding show while it’s here this fall. For more about the artist and his work, visit...

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The Art of Exploration

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

The Art of Exploration

RTPI’s current exhibition, Neil Rizos: the Art of Exploration, showcases Rizos’ artistic talent and reflects his keen perception of the living world through a myriad of media including bronze sculptures, paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, lithographs and woodcuts. “Pintails”, shown here, is just one of over 70 different pieces depicting various species of birds. Be sure to visit RTPI this fall to view this outstanding...

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Bonding while Bird-Banding

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

Bonding while Bird-Banding

Artist Neil Rizos, shown here with RTPI President Twan Leenders, enjoyed participating in bird banding efforts at RTPI during his stay in Jamestown. Although Neil is no longer in our area, his art is still here! RTPI’s current exhibition, ‘Neil Rizos: the Art of Exploration’, showcases Rizos’ artistic talent and reflects his keen perception of the living world through a myriad of media. Have you been in to experience his amazing work...

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Artist Neil Rizos at RTPI

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017

Artist Neil Rizos at RTPI

Neil Rizos was in the Jamestown area for most of the week following the opening of his exhibit, and he spent much of this time at RTPI interacting with visitors, students, and staff. Rizos’ exhibition and the associated programming were made possible through a generous sponsorship from Key Bank. While the artist himself is no longer in our area, Rizos’ spectacular work will remain on view in the RTPI galleries through mid-December. Many of these pieces are available for purchase, and the variety of media represented make for a diverse assortment of choices sure to please any nature-art...

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