The Artist's Field Guide to Yellowstone
The Artist’s Field Guide to Yellowstone introduces readers to the wildlife of the greater yellowstone ecosystem through the works of fifty of the region’s distinguished writers and artists. this robust anthology of eclectic artwork and inspiring storytelling offers an enlivened take on the traditional field guide and argues for the intrinsic value of this world-renowned ecosystem.
yellowstone naturalist and artist Katie Shepherd Christiansen has compiled this sensible field guide and elegant art book to highlight the unique biodiversity of the greater yellowstone ecosystem, organized across four habitat strata: sky, earth, soil, and water. Writers and artists pair up to reveal new ways of understanding key species through prose, poetry, and artwork. The addition of scientific descriptions provides a natural history frame, and Christiansen’s illustrations of ecologically connected species bring life to every page.
hardcover, 224 pages