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Adopted Artworks

On this page you will find artworks that have been adopted.  People who have Adopted-an-Artwork will be recognized with a plaque hung under the adopted piece when on display in the Museum gallery and receive a color photo of the adopted artwork.  Please know that you don’t have to adopt an artwork on your own. You and your friends, family, company or other interested parties may jointly adopt an artwork.

Pine Creeping Warbler

about 1832
by Joseph Kidd

Joseph Kidd was a young, upstart Scottish artist hired by Audubon to reproduce all of his watercolor paintings in oil. Kidd replicated 100 Audubon images to raise money for Audubon’s Birds of America project.

Adopted by Carol Gatlin

Victor Gifford Audubon

about 1823
by John James Audubon

Adopted by Fred and Janet Wallace

John Woodhouse Audubon

about 1823
by John James Audubon

Adopted by Fred and Janet Wallace

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

about 1820
by John James Audubon

Adopted by Joan Williams

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

1828
After John James Audubon

Adopted by Ruth Hazelwood, Hazex Construction Company, Joan Hoffman, Judy Jenkins, Shelley C. Latta, Paula Middleton, Susan Mueller, Barbara Napier, Perry and Wilma Potter, Bill Stevens, and Gene Warren.

Roscoe’s Yellow-throat

about 1832
By Joseph Kidd

Adopted by Carol Gatlin

Cedar Waxwing

about 1832
By Joseph Kidd

Adopted by Carol Gatlin

Yellow Warbler

about 1832
By Joseph Kidd

Adopted by Perry and Wilma Potter