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Horned Grebe by Giannina Gutierrez


    Painted: June 19, 2016

    Sponsored by: Peter McDonnell

    In regards to the Chicken: Horned Grebes nest alongside lakes and ponds throughout the Nice Plains and into the boreal forest of western Canada. In accordance with Audubon’s local weather modeling, the Horned Grebe may lose 80 % of its present summer time vary if temperatures proceed to rise on the present fee. The species additionally spends its winters at sea the place local weather change has already affected meals high quality and availability. 

    In regards to the Artist: An artist since an early age, Giannina Gutierrez was born in Colombia and raised in Queens, New York, the place she went on to main in tremendous artwork on the Pratt Institute. By her work, Giannina explores the dynamics of common, non secular, and human expertise utilizing vibrant palettes and textures. Her love of atmosphere and kind is obvious by means of her daring shapes and therapy of media. “I selected the Horned Grebe for its placing look,” she says. “With its fiery eyes and mohawk-like feathers, this chicken strikes me as a insurgent. He refuses to be endangered.”

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