An exhibition of the wildlife art of John W. Strawbridge III (1946-2021) will be on display at the Art Center of Citrus County. The exhibit opens Friday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m. and will continue through October.

Strawbridge’s work includes black-and-white detailed drawings of wildlife ranging from mammals such as the American bison, Brazilian jaguars, and elk to birds including the African crowned crane, Herring gull, and portraits of the family’s pets.

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John Strawbridge III had a lifelong interest and appreciation for the natural world. In addition to his drawings and paintings, he designed and created exhibits and interpretive signage for zoos, wildlife parks, historical sites and museums. He traveled the world working on conservation projects.

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