Allen Lopez donated an osprey carving perched on a branch to the Annapolis Maritime Museum. His osprey was the featured auction item at the second annual “Grand ole Osprey” music and arts program and live auction at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Saturday, November 22, 2008. Go to Allen’s flickr photostream to see the carving and painting process.

Voices of the Chesapeake Bay

Interview, “Voices of the Chesapeake Bay”, WRNR-FM 103.1, Annapolis, MD, November 16, 2008.

Ceiling Ducks™

Ceiling Ducks™ featured in, Maryland Life, 2007 Holiday Gift Guide, Queen Anne’s County, MD featured gift, November/December 2007. “Never has the backside of a duck been so utterly delightful. Artist Allen Lopez crafts these quirky pieces for ceilings. Add some fun to the blank canvas above you.”

Legs and Feet of the Purple Gallinule

“Legs and Feet of the Purple Gallinule,” by Allen Lopez, Wildfowl Carving Magazine, Summer 2006, Volume 22, Issue 2.

Shore Home and Garden

Featured in Shore Home and Garden magazine, March 2006, “Prize-winning carver creates decorative decoys,” by Sean Clougherty.

Ruddy Duck Cocktail

Allen exhibited his work at the 35th annual Waterfowl Festival, the nation’s premier wildlife art and sportsman’s expo in Easton, MD, 2005. His carvings were on display at the Choptank Carving Gallery. This was Allen’s third year exhibiting at the Waterfowl Festival. He donated a full-body ruddy duck drake to the Waterfowl Festival Cocktail Decoy Auction in support of the scholarship fund.

Songs of the Chesapeake Bay

Featured artist at Songs of the Chesapeake Bay 2005 Concert Series

Wildfowl Carving Magazine

Competition 2004, Annual 2005, a Wildfowl Carving Magazine. Photograph of Allen Lopez’s Ward World Championship, Ruddy Duck, advanced decorative lifesize floating waterfowl, first in species.

Interviewed on “Voices of the Chesapeake Bay”

WRNR-FM 103.1, Annapolis, MD

Featured in Kent Island Bay Times