Richard Clifton

Richard Clifton, a Delaware native, is a self-taught artist who has chosen the classic genre of waterfowl as his specialty. His success has been marked by numerous accolades. Since 1991, when he won his first duck stamp contest, Clifton has accumulated nineteen state stamps in just eight years—placing him fifth on the all-time duck stamp list for awards. Richard was selected to paint the 1996 Australian duck stamp. In 1997, he won the New Hampshire contest for the third time and in 1998, he became the first three-time winner in his home state. In 1999, Richard agreed to paint the New York and New Jersey duck stamps bringing his total number of stamps to twenty-three over all. Richard’s work has been shown at the country’s finest art shows, including the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and the Oklahoma Wildlife Art Show and he has been chosen artist of the year by many conservation groups and Ducks U
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Afternoon Mallards

In a remarkably short time, Richard has risen to become a leading waterfowl artist. Since 1991 when he won his first duck stamp contest, this self-taught painter has created 23 state stamps—making him the fifth most-awarded duck stamp artist of all time. Richard was selected to paint the 1996 Australian duck stamp, in 1997 he won the New Hampshire contest for the third time, and in 1998 he became the first three-time winner in his home state of Delaware. His work has been displayed at the nation’s finest art shows, including the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and the Oklahoma Wildlife Art Show, and he has been Ducks Unlimited artist of the year. A dedicated conservationist, Richard has set aside several acres of family farmland as waterfowl habitat.
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October Morning

In a remarkably short time, Richard has risen to become a leading waterfowl artist. Since 1991 when he won his first duck stamp contest, this self-taught painter has created 23 state stamps—making him the fifth most-awarded duck stamp artist of all time. Richard was selected to paint the 1996 Australian duck stamp, in 1997 he won the New Hampshire contest for the third time, and in 1998 he became the first three-time winner in his home state of Delaware. His work has been displayed at the nation’s finest art shows, including the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and the Oklahoma Wildlife Art Show, and he has been Ducks Unlimited artist of the year. A dedicated conservationist, Richard has set aside several acres of family farmland as waterfowl habitat.
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Widgeon - Out Front

Widgeon are widespread across the United States," the artist says, "but I find that duck hunters and waterfowl enthusiasts alike have a particular soft spot for them. The patch around the drake´s eye is a spectacular green, and in flight both drake and hen display the striking contrast of gray throat and burgundy brown breast." Image size: 25"w x 16"h, published from the artist´s original acrylic painting. 550 signed by the artist and consecutively numbered.
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