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David Whitney (845) 702 - 4880
Master Wildlife Artist David Whitney
I have been creating wildlife artistry for over 20 years. I relocated to Sherman, CT in 2010 from Dutchess County, New York. The outdoors has been my lifelong passion. I love sharing that passion with my four children and friends.
I have been awarded the National Taxidermists Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in the art of taxidermy and creative, innovative competition artistry in the following categories: Reptiles, Large & Small Mammals and Game Heads. I have been certified by the National Taxidermy Association as a judge and have had the honor of awarding ribbons and awards at national and state level taxidermy competitions.
I am a member of the following taxidermy associations:
- Life- time member of the National Taxidermy Association
- New England Association of Taxidermy, board of directors
- Garden State Taxidermy Association
- I have served as the President of the Connecticut Association of Taxidermists
- I have competed at the State, National and World level of competition.
I have had the honor to receive the following awards:
* Over 20 Best of Categories.
* Multiple Blue Ribbons
* Two Breakthrough awards for the best entry in a competition.
* Polytranspar Award for the best reproduction painted with polytranspar paint in a
* Rayline Award for excellence in large mammals taxidermy.
* Three Noonkasters Boar Awards for the best wild boar mount of the show., WASCO
Award - most artistic entry of the show.
* Four Best all Around Taxidermists. in four categories : game head, bird, reptile,
* Best of show Awards of Excellence ( highest level of competition)
* Best of Show Masters Division.
* Second place Masters division for reptiles at the World Taxidermy Competition.
I have instructed seminars on reptile and game head taxidermy at multiple taxidermy shows. I am also an Official scorer for SCI and Record of Exotics.
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David Whitney - Master Taxidermist