is a free-lance nature photographer and writer
specializing in birds. He taught elementary school in New York
City for twenty-three years. For eight years he conducted the
shorebird survey at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for The
International Shorebird Surveys, Manomet, MA. Two of his
images--out of 19,000 entries--were awarded prizes in the 1997 BG
plc Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, and another
was similarly honored in the 2000 contest. In April 1995, Mr.
Morris became a Canon contract photographer, part of their
"Explorers of Light" program. Four of his images are featured in
the Canon "EF Lens Work II" book. He appeared in a Canon EOS 1N
television commercial that aired worldwide, and has been featured
in six episodes of the "Canon Photo Safari" television show. A
gallery exhibit of his work hung at the prestigious Roger Tory
Peterson Institute in Jamestown, NY in the summer of 1999.
Sixty-four of his images were featured in an exhibit entitled "On
a Wing and a Prayer; The Migratory Birds of North America." The
exhibit opened in April 2001 and will hang for one year.
More than 11,000 of his photographs have been published in
American Birds, Audubon, Birding, Birder's World, Bird Watcher's
Digest, Florida Wildlife and Nature, Living Bird, National
Geographic, Natural History, Nature Photographer, Outdoor
Photographer, PHOTOgraphic, Ranger Rick, Wildbird, and other
magazines, as well as in hundreds of books and calendars. More
than 100 photo-illustrated feature articles have appeared in a
wide variety of publications worldwide. And he is a popular
lecturer, having presented more than 250 slide programs during
the past 15 years.
Art now photographs, travels, speaks, and teaches extensively in
Please contact BIRDS AS ART if you are interested in
arranging a program for your group.