Painted: November 6, 2016
Climate Threat: Living free and in the open, Mountain Bluebirds make their homes in and around the West. Audubon's climate models project severe losses to this species' current summer range by 2080, possibly forcing it to withdraw from its high-elevation homes in the tundra and mountain meadows.
About the Artist: Nathan Catlin was born in 1984 and currently resides in Brooklyn. He's a painter and printmaker, typically working with woodcuts and woodcut aesthetic. He usually works with a black and white palette, focusing on bold, monochromatic imagery. He works and teaches at Columbia University's School of Arts. More of his work can be seen at www.nathancatlin.com.
The Artist on the Mural: “It's truly a lovely bird!”