Exhibitions :: Focus on Nature Exhibition: Previous FON Purchase Prize Awards

Focus on Nature VIII

April 24 – September 12, 2004

Previous Purchase Prize Awards: The recipients of the Purchase Prize Awards at Focus on Nature VIII in 2004 were Fernando Jorges Simões Correia, Sue de Learie Adair, James Coe, Wendy Smith and Dick Rauh.

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Vole skull by Fernando Correia
Fernando Jorges Simões Correia
Coimbra, Portugal
Cabrera's Vole Skull
Microtus cabrerae
Digital, 2002
13″ × 10″


Heron by Sue Adair
Sue de Learie Adair
Schenectady, NY, USA
Boat-billed heron
Cochlearius cochlearius
Graphite on paper (Bienfang Bristol, 100 lb), 2003
12″ × 15″


Rocky coast shorebirds by Jim Coe
James Coe
Hannacroix, NY, USA
Rocky Coast Shorebirds
Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani), Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala), Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Surfbird (Aphriza virgata), Wandering Tattler (Heteroscelus incanus)
Watercolor/gouache on paper (Saunders, HP, 200 lb), 1994
16″ × 20″


Lasiurus bats by Wendy Smith
Wendy Smith
Boulder, CO, USA
Lasiurus Bats of North America
Eastern Red (Lasiurus borealis), Seminole (L. seminolus), Northern Yellow (L. intermedius), Southern Red (L. ega), Hoary (L. cinereus), Silver-haired (Lasionycteris noctivagans)
Watercolor on paper (Arches, HP, 140 lb), 2002
14½″ × 18¼″


Black snakeroot by Dick Rauh
Dick Rauh
Wilton, CT, USA
Black Cohosh or Black Snakeroot
Cimicifuga racemosa
Watercolor on paper (Arches, HP, 300 lb), 2002
34″ × 26″

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