FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4, 2020
Winner of the 2021/2022 PSF Salmon Stamp Competition
Chinook Salmon: Breaking Through
VANCOUVER – The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce the winning image from our annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Competition. Mark Hobson was awarded first place with his submission titled Chinook Salmon: Breaking Through. One of 13 entries in this year’s competition.
Mark Hobson is an international award-winning artist who is focused on creating Pacific coast landscapes and wildlife. Trained as a professional biologist and science teacher, Mark is a three-time winner of the Salmon Conservation Stamp Competition, has designed coins for the Royal Canadian Mint collector’s editions, and his work has been shown by the National Geographic Society, among his many career accomplishments. Living in Tofino B.C. and creating art in his floating studio there, Mark is a passionate conservation advocate, calling for the preservation of the wilderness and wildlife he is dedicated to painting.