The Art of Paying Attention: illustrated wildlife radio essays by nature writer, artist, and certified environmental educator Beth Surdut

Click on the images to read and hear the true adventure stories heard and seen on NPR


Beth Surdut

Visual Storyteller ~ Artist ~ Wildlife Illustrator

Creativity is all of life's actions.

You'll find more creatures throughout this site, including GALLERY and APPAREL.

Hummingbird Etiquette by Beth Surdut


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Each piece is the result of practicing the fine art of paying attention through watching, inquiring, writing and recording. 

Please inquire to purchase signed originals, museum-quality pigment prints, license designs, or commission new wildlife portraits.

​The story of this handsome Desert Spiny Lizard will be available soon.

Finely Detailed Nature Illustrations for sale

 Birds, Bugs, Bunnies, Hawks, Hummingbirds, Javelinas, Rabbits, Ravens, Stink Bugs, Squirrels, Owls, Bats, Lizards, snakes, mountain lion

To enlarge, click on any image in this double column.

Prints and some originals are available.

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