WOLF SONG – Nordic Lullaby – Vargsangen performed by Jonna Jinton

https://youtu.be/KTmatjyd4KM This is Jonna Jinton’s version of the lullaby from “Ronda Rovardotter/Ronna the robbers daughter” written by our most loved Swedish writer, Astrid Lindgren, whose books have been read for children all over the world. This song from the movie has aways been dear to me, especially as I was a child. But still now … Continue reading WOLF SONG – Nordic Lullaby – Vargsangen performed by Jonna Jinton

“Behind the Eyes of a Dog” Artist Series: Blends Images of the Dog & His Forebears

"I ask the viewer to experience each painting at a distance, and then, as they approach, discover the hundreds of elements which make up the piece. In so doing, the viewer develops a new awareness and admiration for the beauty and intelligence of the wolf. They should ponder evolution and the hundreds of breeds of … Continue reading “Behind the Eyes of a Dog” Artist Series: Blends Images of the Dog & His Forebears

Wolves in Peril: The Hunt has Begun

Anger, disgust, fear - those are the emotions running through me right now. The 6-month-long wolf hunting season in Montana begins today, September 15th and runs through March 15th - six long and stress-filled months. Montana has mapped the state into 18 Wolf Management Units (WMUs) which it opens to wolf hunting. Of these 18 WMUs, … Continue reading Wolves in Peril: The Hunt has Begun

The Revelator, an online news and ideas initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity 

The Revelator aims to be a new voice for conservation in the 21st century. The Revelator provides investigative reporting, analysis and stories at the intersection of politics, conservation, art, culture, endangered species, climate change, economics and the future of wild species, wild places and the planet. www.therevelator.org Coming in May About The Revelator The Revelator, an … Continue reading The Revelator, an online news and ideas initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity 

Bold reflections of the natural world can be seen in the paintings of artist Dimitra Milan

I was immediately drawn in by her bold  & expressive style.  The art works of  Dinitra Milan "expresses herself through rich color and bold designs. Her paintings reflect a dreamy world where anything is possible and fearless subjects harmoniously coexist. Her original art can be found in fine art galleries in Arizona and Hawaii."    … Continue reading Bold reflections of the natural world can be seen in the paintings of artist Dimitra Milan

At this year’s event – Speak for Wolves will be featuring the French artist Virginie Baude 

July 15-17, 2016, Speak for Wolves is extremely proud to announce that French artist Virginie Baude will be displaying her beautiful and inspiring paintings at this year's event! www.speakforwolves.org  "Virginie Baude is dedicating herself to create images that convey the intensity and spirit of the wild and to inspire the viewer to preserve all that is natural … Continue reading At this year’s event – Speak for Wolves will be featuring the French artist Virginie Baude 

‘Behind the Eyes of a Dog’ by Artist – Diana J. Smith, 

   ​ The inspiration for this body of work comes from the way dogs looks at you with intense concentration as if trying to understand your words or thoughts. I am intrigued by the intelligence and extreme focus in their eyes and the depth of their concentration as well as their beautiful noses, detecting smells … Continue reading ‘Behind the Eyes of a Dog’ by Artist – Diana J. Smith, 

Fenrir Wolf Myth in Norse Mythology Reflects Man’s Fear of the Unknown

Fenrir is the name for the wolf in the old pre-christian Norse legends. Fenrir was the son of the god Loki well known as a trickster. In the tale The Binding of Fenrir from Scandinavian legends the gods raised Fenrir the wolf but soon felt the need to control him. The old Norse gods used trickery … Continue reading Fenrir Wolf Myth in Norse Mythology Reflects Man’s Fear of the Unknown

The Big Bad Wolf Gets A Rebranding; A new way to look at the wolf in arts and literature.

The wolf has been given a bad rap through-out western culture. The visual arts and literature has played an active role in perpetuating this fear and hate of wolves. We are all familiar with  'The big Bad Wolf' and 'The three Little Pigs' as examples of children's books written about wild wolves for the purpose … Continue reading The Big Bad Wolf Gets A Rebranding; A new way to look at the wolf in arts and literature.