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Beth Surdut
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artist, writer, naturalist, listening to ravens, paddling with alligators
artist, writer, naturalist, listening to ravens, paddling with alligators

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Great Horned Owls hootin' in my 'hood and on NPR
August 2015— At the edge of nightfall, I could sense a storm coming—when
you live in the desert, you can smell moisture like a hound picks up scent. My
neighbor, Keith, knocked on my door. “I hope I’m not bothering you. You told me to come get you,”
he said...

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Giant bat sighting in Los Angeles! My drawing of a Townsend's Big-Eared Bat that accompanies my nature radio series was chosen by curator Mona Kuhn for the 2016 Los Angeles Billboard Creative Show

On view on Melrose between Larchmont and N. Gower, south side, Dec 12-Jan 8. 2017
http://www.thebillboardcreative.com/new-page

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Traveling with Leonard Cohen
When I paint or draw, especially when I create a tallit for a client, I
listen to Jews with Buddhist sensibilities-- Jack Kornfield, Krishna
Das, Leonard Cohen, Ram Dass. They comfort and amuse me, a former
religious studies major, as I imagine sitting a...

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Art of Paying Attention workshop June 4 with Nature's Notebook and Citizen Science in Tucson
Bet Surdut, Visual Storyteller in the Bisti badlands. "Raven, Coyote and I walk here often, discussing who really created the
Milky Way.  Come. Breathe in the desert that sits in your mouth in the
middle of the night, begging for water. Listen to that mom...

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Art of Paying Attention on NPR: Snakes
Gopher snake drawing by Beth Surdut 2016 For NPR audio, which I highly recommend, click here Everything you see on this page is © Beth Surdut 2016. “ Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own
and makes it so much the larger and better in every...
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