Adele Earnshaw

Adele Earnshaw is a sixth generation New Zealander and currently lives in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.  She was selected to design the first three stamps for the New Zealand Game Bird Stamp Program.  Her work has earned many honors, has been featured in many publications and has been exhibited in several museums across this country and Taipei.  Her original paintings are sold in galleries throughout the United States and New Zealand.  Adele was chosen to be a judge for the prestigious Federal Duck Stamp Contest in 2003.  Her book, Painting the Things You Love in Watercolor, is published by North Light.  She now primarily paints birds and landscapes and is well known for her quilt paintings with birds.