Dorie Petrochko is an accomplished painter and illustrator. Her interest in traveling and painting birds is a lifelong passion. She currently lectures and teaches natural science illustration at the Yale Peabody Museum, where she is a senior instructor of the Scientific Illustration Certificate Program at the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT. Dorie is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Don Eckelberry Fellowship Award for Wildlife Painting from The Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences and the Julia and David White Artist Fellowship in Costa Rica.
She has exhibited nationally and internationally, in the Art of the Animal Kingdom at the Bennington Gallery in Vermont, Focus on Nature at the State Museum of Albany, All Things Birds and Beautiful, Orcas Island, WA to benefit bird conservation, and the International Exhibition of Herpetological Illustration at the University of Portugal. Her avian illustrations have appeared in numerous publications, including the CT Ornithological Association, New Haven Magazine, CT DEEP, Project Limulus and The Why’s of Bird Names. Dorie is membership chairman of the NY chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.
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