Richeson has announced their Merit List from their annual Richeson75 international Animals, Birds & Wildlife competition. Entrants from all over the world submitted artwork in all media. South African artist Christopher Reid’s pastel painting “Look At That Squirrel” and acrylic painting “Great Horned Owl” both won merit awards. Reid said “I am honored to be the only South African to earn an award and I expect to see more awards from South Africans in the future.” Richeson will publish their exhibit book showcasing the winning artists in 2017.

pastel painting of cat looking out window at squirrels
acrylic painting of a great horned owl by artist Christopher Reid