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purest blue sky. The red-tailed hawk is very adaptable and lives in a variety of habitats including pastures, parks, desert and even tropical rainforests in Mexico. They are strong in their numbers, widespread and they mate until death do they part. Fire in the Sky is a celebration of the strength of this beautiful bird.”
Another of her works, Pounce!, which shows a mountain lion ready to make his move, was on view in the 2017 exhibition Puma: Past and Present at the ArizonaSonora Desert Museum in Tucson. “What captured me most about this beautiful mountain lion was his intense stare and the color of his eyes,” she shares. “He was in the position ready to pounce at something that captured his attention. The clarity of his stare was hypnotic, and I had to paint him in the way I connected with him. It is quite fascinating and exciting to be in the presence of such a beautiful animal.”
In the last two years, Anderson has won awards internationally and has become a member of Artists for Conservation and Women Artists of the West. She says, “My husband, John, and I have built environments and have rescued exotic animals such as giraffes [and] zebras, and we raise Andalusian horses on our ranch in Chandler, Arizona.”
3Pounce!, acrylic on board, 10½ x 14/"4Black Winged Myna,acrylic, 8 x 8"5Fire in the Sky, acrylic on board, 48 x 36"