ArtBirdsNature

Prints and Art from Nature

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania On Etsy since 2010

ArtBirdsNature

Prints and Art from Nature

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | 43 Sales

Announcement    Welcome to ArtBirdsNature (formerly berkeleySU) - Prints and Art from Nature. Ken Januski is an artist living in Philadelphia, PA. All of my recent work focuses on nature, birds in particular. I have exhibited in the annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists in London in 2011, 2012 ,2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. Though there are numerous bird and wildlife art juried shows this is the only one that I make a serious attempt to get into. In 2011 and 2012 my work reached the finalist stage in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year competition. I am not British. My background is thoroughly American. I just find British and European wildlife art the most appealing. I think that is primarily because much of it is less enthralled by photographic likeness and more concerned with the life of bird and environment and also with artistic life.

Free shipping? No. I assume buyers are looking for quality not the cheapest thing in the world. Etsy is doing its best to make buyers think that there is free shipping at many if not most stores. So it seems best to let you know right off that there is not free shipping here. If I were to offer free shipping I'd have to increase the cost of the item to cover it. That makes no sense to me. So you will see the cost of the item itself. Shipping charges will show up if you order the item. In the real world you always pay for shipping in one way or the other.


This store was formerly called berkeleySU, a tip of the hat to the place where I began my printmaking education, the basement of the student union at UC Berkeley. As the store primarily sold my prints when I opened it seemed appropriate. But I have a very lengthy history in abstract art. I also have a fairly old blog called Art, Birds, Nature which seems to well summarize my interests. In 2016 I finally decided to try to unify my blog and my Etsy store by using the same name for both. The store now includes work in linocut and woodcut as well as watercolor, acrylic and various drawing media. In 2017 I also began working in moku hanga, a Japanese method of woodblock printing. That is now my primary artistic medium.

My older strictly abstract work is also available on Etsy at OldAndAbstract.

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Last updated on Oct 25, 2019

Welcome to ArtBirdsNature (formerly berkeleySU) - Prints and Art from Nature. Ken Januski is an artist living in Philadelphia, PA. All of my recent work focuses on nature, birds in particular. I have exhibited in the annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists in London in 2011, 2012 ,2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. Though there are numerous bird and wildlife art juried shows this is the only one that I make a serious attempt to get into. In 2011 and 2012 my work reached the finalist stage in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year competition. I am not British. My background is thoroughly American. I just find British and European wildlife art the most appealing. I think that is primarily because much of it is less enthralled by photographic likeness and more concerned with the life of bird and environment and also with artistic life.

Free shipping? No. I assume buyers are looking for quality not the cheapest thing in the world. Etsy is doing its best to make buyers think that there is free shipping at many if not most stores. So it seems best to let you know right off that there is not free shipping here. If I were to offer free shipping I'd have to increase the cost of the item to cover it. That makes no sense to me. So you will see the cost of the item itself. Shipping charges will show up if you order the item. In the real world you always pay for shipping in one way or the other.


This store was formerly called berkeleySU, a tip of the hat to the place where I began my printmaking education, the basement of the student union at UC Berkeley. As the store primarily sold my prints when I opened it seemed appropriate. But I have a very lengthy history in abstract art. I also have a fairly old blog called Art, Birds, Nature which seems to well summarize my interests. In 2016 I finally decided to try to unify my blog and my Etsy store by using the same name for both. The store now includes work in linocut and woodcut as well as watercolor, acrylic and various drawing media. In 2017 I also began working in moku hanga, a Japanese method of woodblock printing. That is now my primary artistic medium.

My older strictly abstract work is also available on Etsy at OldAndAbstract.

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On Etsy since 2010

Prints and Paintings from Nature

I started my shop in late 2010 about the same time I took up linocut for the first time ever. Etsy like the perfect place to show and sell this type of multiple-edition work. Eventually I added other types of prints as well as other types of painting and drawing to the shop.

Since 2017 my main printmaking medium has been moku hanga, or Japanese woodblock.

I've been an abstract artist for about 30 years and only turned to naturalism in 2006. My interest in birds, nature and the outdoors became my main artistic subject. Slowly I added media that I used abstractly to my naturalist portfolio. So now I work in watercolor, charcoal, pastel, and acrylic as well as linoleum block, woodblock and moku hanga.

In 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016 I exhibited in the annual exhibit of the Society of Wildlife Artists in London. In 2011 and 2012 I was a finalist for the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year in the International Category. I also have exhibited numerous times in the Gallery of the Commons the online gallery of Wildlife Art Journal.

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    Ken Januski is an artist based in Philadelphia, PA. After about 20 years as an abstract painter, he turned to insects and then eventually birds in 2006. He currently works in watercolor, linocut, woodcut, moku hanga, acrylic, charcoal and pastel.

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