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Palm Tanagers by Andrew Denman <Back to Thumbnails "Twist"
22 x 18
Gallery Wraped Giclee Canvas, 2012
Palm Tanagers
Artist Proofs $695- available directly from the artist.
Original Available from Denman Studios for $5,800

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A very limited edition of seventy-five signed and numbered giclee canvases are available from The Greenwich Workshop for $695 each ($30 extra for gallery wrap). Follow the link below to view or purchase.
Denman Reproductions from GW
I was inspired to create “Twist” after my Trip to Trinidad in 2007. I was fortunate to have been awarded the Don Eckelberry Memorial Scholarship, named after the late great naturalist and bird painter, which sent me on a ten day all expenses paid trip to the Asa Wright Nature Center in Trinidad. While these Palm Tanagers were not remotely the most colorful birds I encountered in the lush tropical setting, they were among the most memorable. Though a ubiquitous sight, they had developed a completely fearless attitude and were frequent visitors, not only hanging from the vines immediately outside the terrace of the main building, but in the main house as well. They proved themselves to be shameless scavengers, cheekily entering the dining room to pillage unclaimed crumbs. I even saw nests indoors, including one amazingly nestled behind a refrigerator.

From a design point of view, my interest here was the beautiful play of curvilinear shapes and lines, and the boldly abstract negative shapes they create. The addition of the swirling typeface emphases this concept while underscoring the graceful movement of the Palm Tanagers.

Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence Winner, 2009














Welcome to the online home for artwork by Andrew Denman, a California –based, internationally recognized, award-winning contemporary wildlife artist. Denman primarily paints wildlife and animal subjects in a unique, hallmark style combining hyper-realism with stylization and abstraction. His dynamic and original acrylic paintings can be found in museum collections on two continents and in numerous private collections in the USA and abroad. His clear voice, unique vision, and commitment to constant artistic experimentation have positioned him on the forefront of an artistic vanguard of the best contemporary wildlife and animal painters working today.
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