Dodge wins first runner up in Wildscape Magazine's Wildlife Artist of the Year (2010)

Canadian artist Kelly Dodge placed as first runner up in the professional category for Wildscape Magazine's Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010 awards.  "Egret Pool" a graphite piece by U.K artist Clive Meridith was the overall winner with Dodge's pastel painting,  "Mischief Maker" receiving runner up. According to Wildscape Magazine, the judges had a hard time sorting the best from the good standard of work presented this year.  They also welcomed a large number of entries coming in in from all around the world. Wildscape Magazine is a U.K. based wildlife art magazine that features wildlife art and conservation.  With each issue, Wildscape covers as wide a variety of subjects and media as possible, with quality, in-depth and informative articles by some of the leading exponents of the genre.  Dodge is honoured to receive this prestigious award . Watch for her upcoming feature article in the September 2010 issue featuring her Artists for Conservation Flag Expedition to the Galapagos Islands.