Category Archives: Art

Big Fish Carvings

An avid fly fisher and graphic designer, Detroit-based Bob Batchik is also a master artist who crafts from wood the fish he chases. “I like the old way of doing things,” notes Batchik.  “Each tool leaves unique marks on wood. … more

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The Greenbacks of Trout Unlimited: Fourth Annual Surface Film Event

The annual photography event of The Greenbacks of Trout Unlimited, Surface Film, will be held in Denver at the Anthology Fine Art Gallery on Thursday February 6th, 2014. The event will feature outstanding photographic work, with prints available for purchase … more

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Inner Art of Fish

A new exhibit at the Seattle Aquarium depicts the inner beauty of fish, featuring bleached and stained skeletons, and revealing the complex structures under fish scales.  “Cleared: the Art of Science” is the result of teamwork between poet Sierra Nelson … more

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Surface Film Event

The 4th annual Surface Film event, featuring top fishing photography from across the country, will be held at the Anthology Fine Art Gallery in Denver, on Thursday February 6th, 2014. Framed prints will be available with proceeds going to benefit … more

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Video Hatch: “A Tangled Tale”

Having appeared at festivals around the world, the new animated short “A Tangled Tale” is receiving high praise. See the revolutionary approach to sand animation by Corrie Francis Parks, blending traditionally handcrafted imagery with technological innovation, along with a great story.

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Painting the Poudre

Artists are joining together for a show and sale at the AANC Gallery in Ft. Collins, Colorado, with proceeds going to benefit the nonprofit Save the Poudre Foundation. The work of “Paint the Poudre Plein Air” might be open for … more

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Third Annual Surface Film Event

A gallery of works from the best photographers in the fly fishing industry along with beverages provided by Upslope Brewing, make for a fun (and free) evening. If you’re in the Denver Metro Area, February 7, 2013, check out the … more

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Artists Work With Salmon Skins

The skin of salmon has traditionally been used as containers or clothing, but in the hands of three Alaska Native women, they are turned into art. Their works were recently featured at The Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center of the Anchorage … more

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Books: James Prosek’s New “Ocean Fishes”

James Prosek’s new Ocean Fishes: Paintings of Saltwater Fish was just released by high-quality book publisher Rizzoli.  “The paintings – 35 watercolors of the most pursued saltwater fish – are scrupulously accurate and manage to transcend the anatomical details that … more

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Video Hatch: “A Graceful Rise – Diane Michelin”

As part of The American Museum of Fly Fishing’s exhibition “A Graceful Rise: Women in Fly Fishing Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” (on display through December 2012), Kathryn Maroun of What a Catch Productions has produced candid film interviews with some of …

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