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In our local newspaper's crossword this past week, "illustrations" was a
clue for the answer, "art."  A few still know.

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 8:59 PM, Barry K. MacKay <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Exactly.
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> In the  Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Art Gallery, featuring
> between them most of the greatest and best known of Canadian art, you can’t
> find in their well-stocked gift shop book shelves a single book on any
> Canadian painter of wildlife, let alone a scientific illustrator.
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> *From:* SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Bruce Bartrug
> *Sent:* August-17-15 8:54 PM
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> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] In the News! Linda Feltner
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> I'm not a snob, and do appreciate Linda's excellent work.  I've said it
> before here......illustrators produce art work that's among the best.
> Without wishing to denigrate anyone's taste in art, one only has to wonder
> through a few of today's art galleries to see the truth in that statement.
> Those who sneer at quality illustrations, such as Linda's, really don't
> know art at all.
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> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 8:41 PM, Barry K. MacKay <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> It isn’t.  What annoys me is not people who appreciate or find value in
> “main stream Fine Art”, but art snobs defined as people who do that while
> excluding or degrading other kinds of art requiring equal or greater skill,
> talent, passion or commitment.
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> If they don’t, they aren’t snobs.
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> You’re not a snob if you appreciate the wonderful ability of Linda,
> regardless of what else you may  or may not like.
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> Barry
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> *From:* SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Will Smith
> *Sent:* August-17-15 7:02 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] In the News! Linda Feltner
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> I didn’t think offending art snobs was part of the role of the GNSI.
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> Will Smith ( Lover of main stream Fine Art or “Art snob”) as well as
> scientific illustrator
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> Will Smith
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> Queensland Herbarium
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> DSITI
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> Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha
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> Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong Qld 4066, Australia
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> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On Behalf
> Of *Barry K. MacKay
> *Sent:* Monday, 17 August 2015 11:59 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] In the News! Linda Feltner
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> This is great and do I every wish we saw a few more articles on the
> subject written this well.
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> The art-snobs too often refuse to acknowledge animals or plants as fit
> subjects unless incidental to something else, and as for scientific
> illustration, it’s often looked on, if at all, with disdain, and yet I
> believe (and you demonstrate) that some of the best contemporary art is
> being done by the so-called “illustrators” and “wildlife artists”, not the
> guys who paint white canvases or glue black urinals to boards.   It is not
> that I care about people valuing such stuff if they want, but can’t the
> tent be large enough to include talent, skill and dedication such as we see
> from members of this list.
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> Anyway, very well done; you know I’m your fan.
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> Cheers,
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> Barry
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> *Barry Kent MacKay*
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> *Bird Artist, Illustrator*
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> Studio: (905)-472-9731
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> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On Behalf
> Of *Bruce Bartrug
> *Sent:* August-17-15 9:18 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] In the News! Linda Feltner
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> Very nice, Linda.  The mural looks great!
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> On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 10:26 PM, Gretchen Halpert <
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> Congratulations, Linda! Very nice article. We're happy to have you as our
> next president!
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> Best,
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> Gretchen
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> www.gretchenhalpert-distanceprogram.com
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> On Aug 16, 2015, at 7:49 PM, Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi All:
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> This article came out today.
> Capturing every detail of nature’s beauty
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> http://www.svherald.com/news/capturing-every-detail-of-nature-s-beauty/article_b4c806ea-43df-11e5-a737-6fd3d1050ac7.html
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> Cheers,
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> Linda
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