The Naturalist & The Trickster: Audubon/RYAN!
Although centuries apart, John James Audubon and RYAN! Feddersen have drawn inspiration from animals and the natural world to create compelling work that urges us to better understand the human impact on the environment.
 John James Audubon (1785-1851). Collared Peccary (Dycoteles torquatus), Plate XXXI, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Hand colored lithograph, Printed by J.T. Bowen, Philadelphia, 1844, 35 x 41 inches framed. Collection of Huntsville Museum of Art.  RYAN! Feddersen (Born Wenatchee, Washington, 1984) Coyote Now Epic (detail), 2018. Pigment print on Photo-Tex, 106 x 901 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photo © RYAN! Feddersen