For Persis Clayton Weirs, becoming a wildlife artist seemed only natural.
Born on an island off the Maine coast and residing on the New England coast her entire life, Weirs had always been surrounded by beautiful scenery and bountiful wildlife.
Weirs was known for her extraordinary ability to paint both domestic and wild animals. Her original artwork, which has been featured in some of the most prominent museums and celebrated private collections across the country, and some were selected to go on an international tour to Beijing, China.
"If my paintings can pass on to others just a fraction of the pleasure and fascination I find in nature, then I have succeeded."
Persis Clayton Weirs passed away in 2016, leaving a legacy of beautiful wildlife art that will be cherished for generations to come.
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