pastel by Mimi Matsuda
Mimi Matsuda is another outstanding wildlife artist who uses trout, salmon, and other fish species as subjects. She works in color pencil and pastels. Her work is currently featured in the Graceful Rise exhibit at the American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester, Vermont. Since graduating in 1997 from Portland State University with a B.S. in biology, she has lived her dream as a park ranger and wildlife artist. She spent 10 years working for the National Park Service teaching about the wildlands and animals of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
See more her work at her site.