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Wildlife in Wood: Bird and Wildlife Carving Exposition
November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017 EDT$5
Bristol, R.I. (October 5, 2017) – Go ahead. Get up close…they won’t fly away. Exquisitely carved songbirds, raptors, waterfowl and other wildlife will be showcased at the Audubon Society of Rhode Island Bird and Wildlife Carving Exposition on November 4 & 5 at the Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope Street (Route 114,) Bristol, Rhode Island.
Over 17 acclaimed and award-winning artists from throughout New England and the Northeast will exhibit their incredibly life-like carvings of birds and other wildlife throughout the facility. Carving demonstrations will be held. A wide selection of pieces ranging from beautiful hand-carved feather pins to larger works valued from the hundreds into the thousands of dollars will be offered for sale. Carvings by various artists will also be raffled off. For many collectors, this exposition is one of the most admired in New England.
New York carver and falconer, Al Jordan, recipient of more than 25 Best of Show awards nationally, will exhibit his carvings at the exhibition. An accomplished carver with meticulous attention to detail, he was commissioned to create the centerpiece for the visitors’ center in Denali National Park – a magnificent life-size golden eagle in flight.