The Pastel Journal, October 2009

“When it comes to enthusiasm for nature and wildlife, artists are some of the most fervent champions—a passion that often translates not only into their visual art but into conservation efforts as well. Bring together 500 talented artists and see what kind of impact they can have on the world. That, in a nutshell, is the premise of Artists for Conservation.”

“Deb Gengler-Copple’s paintings of wolves portray a calm, unassailable strength or a quiet, forlorn loneliness. Her big horn sheep denote power and movement. Her bison are formidable. The immediacy and richness of her works derive, at least in part, from her ability to immerse herself completely in the natural world, closely observing every nuance about her subjects, their behaviors and their environments.”  Click here for a PDF file of the article.