In the Audubon Tradition Exhibition
About Linda Rossin
Linda Rossin is a New Jersey resident whose fine art career spans nearly 35 years, during which time she has received literally hundreds of awards for both her large and small-scale paintings. As a signature member of the Society of Animal Artists and Artists for Conservation, she has been recognized with Medals of Excellence from both groups — the highest accolade paid to an artist by these societies. While many sources are drawn upon to research her subjects, it is this artist’s personal observation and wild encounters that
Acrylic on Canvas
9 x 12″
All kittens, wild or domestic, are little furry balls of energy that never seem to slow down. We may see their antics as play or getting into mischief, but in reality, it is nature’s way of providing the skills these animals will eventually need to survive on their own.
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7.5 x 16.25
The American Goldfinch is probably the most widely recognized bird in North America, as its territory reaches north to south, coast to coast, and on up into Canada. It is also the state bird for New Jersey, Iowa, and Washington. In this painting, I’ve depicted my favorite time of year, as well as the most colorful season for the male of this species. Goldfinch
4 x 2.5″
Graceful. Elegant. Majestic. These are just a few words that describe the Great White Egret. In the late 1800s, these birds were nearly hunted to extinction for their plums to satisfy the cravings of the fashion industry. After early conservationists ended the slaughter, protected its colonies, and enacted the first laws to protect birds, this stately white wader of quiet waters
3.75 x 3
The Carolina Wren is a welcomed
The Carolina Wren’s diet consists mainly of insects such as beetles, crickets, caterpillars, and even spiders. Weigela can provide a bounty of these candidates with its dense foliage and rough bark. Because of the wrens rather shy nature, I placed the bird slightly undercover of the pink blooms in a posture that indicates it’s about to take flight in search of its next meal.
If this little visitor ever comes to your garden during