King Grackle by Leah Kucharek. Acrylic on canvas. 10" x 8" Grackles are taller and longer tailed then a typical blackbird. The birds are native to North America. They have tapered bills and glossy-iridescent bodies.
About the Artist:
Leah Kucharek believes the happiest people own a horse, a dog, too many cats, and at least one deranged goat. While she paints birds and goats, but is well known for her paintings of horses because she is an avid rider from a family of equine enthusiasts. The Michigan artist has a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Art and Graphic Design from Central Michigan University.