Category Archives: Art

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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Prosek’s New Projects

Called the Audubon of our day, naturalist, artist, and fisherman James Prosek catches and paints thirty-five saltwater species in his newest book Ocean Fishes. With stunning watercolor portraits (the originals of which are life-sized, from a 14-inch porgy to a 12-foot … more

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Tim Borski Apparel

Wildlife artist Tim Borski is set to release an apparel line that features his work. “Some people visit my wildlife art website, like what they see and can’t afford a painting. T-shirts with my art allow them to walk away … more

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New Fly Fishing Artist: Brad McMinn

‘Work all day, paint all night.”  That’s how new MidCurrent artist Brad McMinn describes his life in Asheville, North Carolina, where he paints his favorite fish in acrylics on wood panels. “I’d like to take my artwork to all corners … more

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Fishing for Inspiration

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”  – Paul Puckett  Or were those Michelangelo’s words?  No matter.  They are one and the same.  The artist took some time away from the easel to … more

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Video Hatch: “Quilt for Two Rivers”

It isn’t, as they say, your grandma’s quilt.  Recently, the Quilt for Two Rivers Project—a collaboration between the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, National Forest Foundation and the United States Forest Service—gathered 21 quilters to capture Oregon’s Whychus Creek in their …

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Artist Derek DeYoung Talks to Simms

Derek DeYoung’s work is well known to the fly fishing community. The artist’s fish art adorns everything from bumper stickers to travel mugs to oar skins. Simms recently talked with DeYoung about his art, brand relationships, and creative vision. On … more

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