Posted by: nwseaport | November 19, 2012

Byron Birdsall’s artwork aboard ARTHUR FOSS

December 2012 in Foss Maritime Company’s tugboat calendar. Pen and Ink by Byron Birdsall

Northwest Seaport is pleased to work with marine artist Byron Birdsall and to highlight this pen and ink artwork of the tugboat Arthur Foss while underway.  This artwork is the featured December 2012 month in the Foss Maritime Company’s tugboat calendar.

During Northwest Seaport’s open boarding hours in celebration of MOHAI’s grand opening on December 29, NWS will feature this image in the tug’s galley.

BIOGRAPHY:  Byron Birdsall is one of Alaska’s most reknowned artists and one of Annie Kaill’s bestselling artists. His paintings feature brilliant landscapes, as well as uniquely Alaskan images such as puffins, eagles, and fishing boats. An artist with a national reputation, we are proud to represent Byron Birdsall at Annie Kaill’s.

Born in Arizona and raised in California, Byron Birdsall came to Alaska in 1975. A self-taught artist, Birdsall is a master of his preferred medium, watercolor. Best known for the variety and drama of his Alaskan landscapes, Birdsall’s unique ability to capture light is evident in all of his paintings.

Besides landscapes, Birdsall has produced florals, still-lifes, puffins, and period pieces, nostalgic renderings of historic Alaskan scenes. A prolific and immensely popular artist, Birdsall each year releases several limited edition prints. Byron Birdsall and his family reside in Anchorage. They travel extensively around Alaska and around the world, generating inspiration for new artworks.