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January 2023 Presenter: Danny O'Driscoll

We invite you to join us at our meeting on Monday January 16, 2023 for fun and fellowship! This is our monthly members meeting. Hope to see you there - members and guests welcome!

This is our monthly members meeting. Hope to see you there. Members and Guests welcome!

Our presenter this month is Danny O'Driscoll. A master wildlife painter, Danny will be doing a demo of his creative process for us - not to be missed! Danny's art has been featured in The Artist's Magazine and in the best selling book "Wildlife Painting Step-by-Step".

Steps Danny Follows in creating his works
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Photo: Danny O'Driscoll

Danny O'Driscoll

Growing up in the low country of South Carolina, Danny O'Driscoll gained a deep respect for nature. As the years progressed, he combined his love of the outdoors with a growing interest in painting and photography. Danny's career started in Charleston, SC, where he was born. During college, he worked for an advertising agency there. The next and most pivotal step in his career was as an illustrator for the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. As a graphic artist, Danny was to study and paint wildlife of every description. This career spanned 10 years and two zoos: Riverbanks and then the Houston Zoo in Texas. He continues to paint all wildlife from his farm in Batesburg, SC. Danny's list of recognitions is quite impressive and includes awards from the North and South Carolina Wildlife Federations as artist of the year, National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet Print Artist, and featured artist at the Southern Wildlife Festival in Decatur, Alabama. Danny's realistic style of painting has also been recognized by a feature story and cover for the Artist's Magazine. Although Danny is largely SELF-TAUGHT he has also been featured in an instruction book by Northlight Books titled: Wildlife Painting Step-by-Step written by Patrick Seslar. He has been self employed for over 40 years painting his passion---Wildlife.


Join Zoom Meeting 

The Zoom session will open at 5:30pm

The Presentation will begin at 6pm

(See Zoom link details at bottom of this post)


A reminder to our members:

Each month, we hold a new themed contest in the TAP Gallery. All CCAL members are invited to participate. A monthly Best in Show will be selected and awarded a ribbon. Happy creating!

Jan 16 - Feb 20

  • The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: Street Scenes

View the full list of all Upcoming TAP Gallery Themes so you can plan and create ahead!


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