Freshwater Saints is a unique triptych 12 x 12 x .75" (each panel 12 x 4 x .75") Acrylic painting on acid-free, archival panel and can be hung with or without a frame.
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ABOUT Texas' Freshwater Saints
Mussels play a key role in aquatic environments and are considered to be "ecosystem engineers" because they modify aquatic habitat, making it more suitable for themselves and other organisms. 15 mussel species are consider state-threatened by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 12 of these 15 are currently being considered under the Endangered Species Act.
Rio Grande Mussels (TOP)
- Texas Hornshell (Pompenaias popeii)
- Salina Mucket (Potamilus metnecktayi)
- Mexican Fawnsfoot (Truncilla cognata)
Central Texas Mussels (MIDDLE)
- Texas Fawnsfoot (Truncilla macrodon)
- Texas Pimpleback (Fusconaia mitchelli)
- Texas Fatmucket (Lampsilis brackteata)
East Texas Mussels (BOTTOM)
- Louisiana Pigtoe (Pleurobema riddellii)
- Texas Heelsplitter (Potamilus amphichaenus)
- Triangle Pigtoe (Fusconaia lananensis)
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
5% of the sale of THESE WORKS will be donated to TPWD Nongame Fund
You can help by writing your U.S. House Representative to urge them to co-sponsor the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), H.R.3742 and planting native flowers!
For More information on RAWA check out:
- Color may vary slightly from what is seen on a computer monitor.
- Artist retains rights to image.
- Created 2020
- Panel is warp resistant, kiln dried New Zealand Pine cradles.
- Hanging assembly NOT included.
- Painting has been been treated with a permanent varnish to protect surfaces from UV damage.