Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 16, 2022

Artists find inspiration in UC Berkeley’s peregrine falcons | Berkeley News

Berkeley News reports

Nature has always inspired artists, so it’s no surprise that UC Berkeley’s peregrine falcons appear in numerous paintings, drawings, photos — and even a tattoo — by artists from the Bay Area and beyond. Much of the artwork surfaced after the death of Grinnell, Annie’s longtime mate, on March 31, but also as a result of the pandemic, when falcon-watching on 24/7 webcams was a pastime for many people sheltered in place.

Check out this slideshow of artwork by more than a dozen artists — one as young as 6 1/2 — whose love for Annie, Grinnell and the other falcons at Artists near and far find inspiration in UC Berkeley’s peregrine falcons | Berkeley News


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