I have always had a love of hunting and admiration for wildlife. In 1 only training availble in this field was a home correspondence coures
Along with this were few library books. I love doing the work and God blessed me with the ability.I quickly established a flourishing business their skill.In 1984 the International Guild of Taxidermy was formed served on the Board of Directors and later as Vice President. I am a active member of the Indiana Taxidermy Association. In 1983 I moved to current location. My shop is a full time shop and has a showroom, so my work may be seen and evaluated by customers. I have also done work for schools and DNR.
In 2000, I had the privilege of being the sixth member to be certified "Grand Master" by the International Guild of Taxidermy. It is consider the High Honor in the field.
I have received over 100 other awards in competition at vatious states, International and world shows.
These include 1st places, best of cat judges, choices, peoples choice, Lifetone Paints Award of Excellence. Dyke Supply Company most original and creative award and their Hall of Fame Award,
Breakthrough Magazine's jidges choice and best of show, three other Best of Show winss as will as First Place in world compentiton.
I have also judged for some state and the International shows.