Saturday, May 3, 2014

The Whooping Crane Story in Art and Video

The images from each of the four paintings were transferred to individual banners and together they tell the story of the eastern Whooping Crane re-introduction.  
The banners celebrate the National Zoo's Whooping Crane Exhibit and are featured along the walkway at the entrance and exit of the exhibit.  Above, the images are in story order representing:  1) Hatched with care, 2) Flying South, 3) Returning North, and 4) A New Spring.
"Returning North", watercolor by Vickie Henderson

In the video below, Outdoor Wisconsin presents a program that explains the Whooping Crane reintroduction project featuring Operation Migration.  Move the video cursor to minute 9:16 to begin with the Operation Migration segment of the video.


To see all my posts on the Smithsonian National Zoo project visit:  Whooping Crane art
More about my involvement with the Whooping Crane reintroduction at:  Whooping Crane Migration from my companion blog, Vickie Henderson Art
Whooping Crane art:  Whooping Crane Watercolor Gallery
Organizations that help Whooping Cranes:
Operation Migration
International Crane Foundation
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership

1 comment:

  1. Wow! How exciting, Vickie!!!! Love the paintings...now to read the other posts!

    ReplyDelete

Welcome! I am glad to hear your comments, questions and feedback! Vickie

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