After earning degrees in Conservation from Purdue University, Dan Burgette worked for the National Park Service in Grand Teton National Park until 2004. He now lives near Tetonia, ID. He has been creating bird sculptures for over thirty years using wood, metal and stone with an emphasis on interpretive pieces. In 2001 and 2011, he won the Best in World Interpretive Wood Sculpture award at the Ward World Wildfowl Carving Championship. He is a signature member of the Society of Animal Artists. His work focuses on realistic and interpretive wildlife subjects using mixed media.
38” x 14” x 17” - mixed media of maple wood & bronze
27” x 16” x 16” - mixed media of acrylic on cherry wood, bronze & brass
22” x 16” x 16” - mixed media of acrylic on tupelo & bronze