Alice Babcock Lynch, "Ali", usually works in water color and oils, but has recently started painting in gouache. Her subjects are primarily animals including birds of prey, wild horses, deer, African animals, birds, and large apes of the world.
In addition to being inspired by the beauty and grace of the animals and their habitats, she believes that "when we strive to protect and preserve our wildlife, it is only then when we are truly protecting ourselves ..."
Ali learned to draw and paint at the tender age of five, and has been painting professionally since the age of sixteen. She is a member of a family that has several acclaimed artists. Her grandfather painted wildflowers and songbirds on glass; and her mother, her original teacher, paints...