Welcome to
Animal Art
Taxidermy
Award winning mounts.

Wild dog. 2nd place score professional division, game heads 2017 World Championship taxidermy show USA.

Wild dog & hare. 1st place and best of catagory, 1st place & best group AAWA comprtition 2015

1st place score AUSAWA show 2015.

Red fox & ram skull.

Coyote. 2nd place score, professional division, game heads. 2009 World Championship taxidermy competition USA.

Welcome to Animal Art Taxidermy 

Animal art taxidermy will be closed from 14th April until 30th April whilst I am in hospital and recovering from a required procedure. Bad timing I know, but it is what it is, health is #1.
*You are most welcome to bring your animal over and have me instruct you as YOU cape it from 1st May - 21st May, FREE of charge.
The only items that can be booked in during this time while i recover are:
Fully caped Australian skins, gamebirds and tanned international hides and skulls.
I cannot resume caping until late May.
For directions / walkthroughs on how to cape your animal, and remember, take it easy, dont stress, most mistakes are fixable, please visit my download page on my website a www.animalarttaxidermy.com.au
For all current work due out during this time, there will be a slight delay.
I do apologize for any inconvenience.

I have been practicing the art of taxidermy, originally as a hobby, since 1996.
Being a keen hunter myself and a passionate animal observer I am familiar with  the behaviour , attitude and posture of both Australian and International game.
 
I take pride in myself knowing that I stay up to date with the latest innovations and products available in the taxidermy industry and applying those techniques or products to the mounts I work on. When it comes to your trophy, I won't cut corners. I love what i do and it shows. Mammals and now game fowl are my passion.
Custom mounts are a specialty of mine. I love to do things differently, put some life, movement and attitude into the mounts i'm working on, have you looking for a pulse. I dont make copies of any of my customized forms so you know your mount is exactly that,  one of a kind.
If you are after a mount that is unique and stands out from the crowd, I can certainly help you achieve the look you wish to capture. Any look, any pose... remember, almost anything in nature can be replicated.
Commissioned pieces are also welcome, (non hunters, artists & taxidermy collectors).
I am licensed to work on  deer, game fowl & native fauna, (and any pest species that require no license),  I also work on pets when I have room, (waiting lists often apply). I am a founding member of the Australian Association Of Wildlife Artists, formed in 2014.
 Animal art taxidermy is located in Raglan, Victoria,  just off the Western Highway, 10 minutes north of Beaufort., between Ararat & Melbourne. 
As mobile phone coverage in my area is generally poor, the land line is the best method of contact:  0353497352
 

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Please read some of the skinning and field care sheets available on the download page during these days.

Regards, Samantha.

Wild dog. 2nd place score professional division, game heads 2017 World Championship taxidermy show USA.

2019 Open division, small mammal best of category winner. AUSAWA competition.

2019 Masters division, best of gamehead category winner. AUSAWA competion