Lou Pasqua (American, 20th c.), A framed portrait of Mr. Williamson's long white haired bird dog 'Ellie', oil on canvas board, 19 x 26", frame: 25.75 x 32.75"
Provenance: The Estate of Fletcher P. Williamson
Lou Pasqua aspired to be to be a wildlife artist from the age of six. After an education in graphic design and over twenty years working in graphic arts, he changed his focus and returned to his original goal. He studied and practiced various painting techniques and then applied his natural talent to his favorite pastime, the outdoors. His work has appeared on the covers of Gray's Sporting Journal, The Upland Almanac, The Pointing Dog Journal, Texas Outdoors Journal, Retriever Journal, Field Trial Magazine, Canine Images, The Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine, and Quail Unlimited. Images have also appeared in Wildlife Art, Sporting Classics, and The Washingtonian. Lou has exhibited his work at Collectors Covey in Dallas, Texas; The Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland; Settlers West in Tucson, Arizona; Trailside Galleries in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, South Carolina. He was the 2012 Featured Artist at The Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival in Thomasville, Georgia.