Artist, Rebecca Latham
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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  which has become popular worldwide. She is a blogger who communicates directly with viewers on her weblog 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
Early Life and Background
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.
The Artist's Works
Researching the history of her genre.
Support for Conservation
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.
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.
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.
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.
Other Artist Facts
Rebecca uses watercolors on a variety of surfaces to create her paintings.