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| residence  =[[State_Name:=Minnesota|[[Directory:Minnesota|Minnesota]]]], [[Country Name:=United States|[[Directory:United States|US]]]]
 
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| image      = RL-MSP.jpg|Artist, Rebecca Latham
 
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| occupation  = Artist, Painter, Art Professional
 
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| genre      = [[painting]], [[drawing]], [[fine art]],  [[miniature art]],[[blogging]]
 
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| Web        = http://www.lathamstudios.com
 
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| influences  = Vermeer, Carl Brenders, Ray Harris Ching
 
| influences  = Vermeer, Carl Brenders, Ray Harris Ching
| reference  = '''Andrew Lande''' is [[Client Description:=a world traveler and International Food  and Wine expert and writer educated at the University of California and Trinity College, Dublin.]] and client of [[Client Of::Directory:Page Creations|Page Creations]]
   
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'''Rebecca Latham,''' (born [[1979]]), is a realist artist and painter based in [[Minnesota]]. She is best known for her detailed paintings of wildlife and nature <ref>Official Artist Website; [http://www.lathamstudios.com] lathamstudios.com</ref> which has become popular worldwide. She is a [[blogging|blogger]] who communicates directly with viewers on her weblog<ref>Rebecca's Official Art Blog; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/] </ref> in which the artist shares her new paintings, news announcements, and articles. Her work has risen in popularity since she began in 2004, her original paintings hanging in private and corporate collections worldwide. Rebecca Latham is represented by Art Agent<ref>Art Licensing; [http://website.com]</ref>
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'''Rebecca Latham,''' (born [[1979]]), is a realist artist and painter based in [[Minnesota]]. She is best known for her detailed paintings of wildlife and nature <ref>Official Artist Website; [http://www.lathamstudios.com] lathamstudios.com</ref> which has become popular worldwide. She is a [[blogging|blogger]] who communicates directly with viewers on her weblog<ref>Rebecca's Official Art Blog; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/]</ref> in which the artist shares her new paintings, news announcements, and articles. Her work has risen in popularity since she began in 2004, her original paintings hanging in private and corporate collections worldwide. Rebecca Latham is represented by Art Agent<ref>Art Licensing; [http://website.com]</ref>
    
==Early Life and Background==
 
==Early Life and Background==
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Growing up in a family drawn to the outdoors, Rebecca has always experienced a closeness to the natural world. With the supportive encouragement of her parents, and finding a talent in art, she chose to focus her future as a painter in her mid teens.
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==The Artist's Works==
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Researching<ref>Rebecca's Official Art Blog; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/]</ref> the history of her genre. 
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==Author==
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In 2007, Rebecca authored numerous web articles about the art of the miniature, '''"What Is Miniature Art?"'''<ref>"What Is Miniature Art?"; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/]</ref>, '''"7 tips for artists"'''<ref>"7 tips for artists"; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/]</ref>, and '''"Texture Dielemma"'''<ref>"Texture Dielemma"; [http://www.lathamstudios.com/rebeccasblog/blog/]</ref>.
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==Support for Conservation==
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The artist is passionate about her art as well as the wildlife that is so predominate in her paintings. She works with organizations for environmental and conservation causes for wildlife. Rebecca and her family have donated numerous original paintings and prints for auction and raffle to support North American and international conservation organizations, Raptor rehabilitation centers, nature centers, Zoos, the Safari Club International, and wildlife rescue facilities that care for abused animals.
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Rebecca has also performed quick draw paintings (pieces painted in minutes or several hours at an event) to raise thousands of dollars for worthy causes as well.
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Her paintings have been featured on US and Canadian conservation stamps as well as featured in the Illinois habitat conservation print program and through Ducks Unlimited. She has also been involved with the USFWS Junior Duck Stamp program.
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Additionally, just as Rebecca is dedicated to the preservation of wild lands and the wild creatures that depend on the existence of those places for their survival, the artist is also dedicated to the preservation of true traditional miniature painting in all it's forms, a type of art that has been practiced since early writing. The artist and her family, all working 'in miniature' in their painting, work to raise awareness and education of classic miniature art. The artist is also devoted to encouraging young artists.
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==Other Artist Facts==
 
==Other Artist Facts==
   
Rebecca uses watercolors on a variety of surfaces to create her paintings.
 
Rebecca uses watercolors on a variety of surfaces to create her paintings.
  
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