John Busby Honoured
Congratulations to Scottish wildlife artist John Busby (shown), who has been selected by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, USA, as Master Wildlife Artist 2009. This annual award honours an artist whose work is considered to be an outstanding achievement in the use of bird imagery in art. More than a dozen of John's watercolors and drawings will be included in the museum's 34th annual Birds in Art® exhibition in the autumn (CLICK). John will receive his award on 11 September and talk about his art the following day during the Birds in Art® opening day Meet the Artists event. He has illustrated more than 35 books about birds and animals and is the author of Drawing Birds (CLICK ).