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Lacombe Memorial Centre to showcase central Alberta artist

Central Alberta artist A.J. McCoy will have her work showcased at the Lacombe Memorial Centre until Dec. 31.

This is a return to Canada for McCoy, after being seen throughout the United States at several invitation-only art showcases.

Elected into the Society of Animal Artists in 1978, McCoy has been commissioned to create works for the World Wildlife Federation.

Her art is in private collections worldwide, including the Native New Day Television show, U.S. Department of the Interior and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. McCoy has been published by Winchester Press, Sports & Field, Montana Outdoors and Signs of the Time.

Her artwork has been showcased at Safari Club International, the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and Game Conservation International. Her painting of elephants won the Silver Award of Excellence at the Whale Tail Wildlife Art Exhibition and Auction in Nairobi, Kenya.

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