Frank Newmyer is known around the planet for world-class design aesthetic and uncompromising commitment to personalized consultations. Newmyer is a true authority who is often cited as the “winning-est” taxidermist of all-time.
After winning his tenth World Championship gold medal in 2007, achievements in bold originality have earned him his four other “Best in World” titles in 1983, 1992,1997, 2005, and five more times in 1984 alone. He was named youngest inductee into the Taxidermy Hall of Fame in the same year.
His unique skills and talent for representing the environment in a positive light have brought tens of thousands to share an increasing love of nature. Since his earliest days in the industry 50 years ago, Newmyer’s artwork, editorial writing and commentary have been highlighted in hundreds of featured articles and television interviews such as ESPN Outdoors, The Wall Street Journal and Ducks Unlimited Magazine. His numerous high-profile and corporate collections include The Smithsonian Institute. As keynote speaker and competition judge for hundreds of art and wildlife conferences, he has been a leading advocate of promoting waterfowl conservation in a way that always strengthens respect and awareness.
Following commissions from numerous award-winning artists, Newmyer quickly broadened his creative spectrum to include sculpting in bronze. Named “Sculptor of the Year” by Golf Expo in 1990, he has produced very popular national, limited-edition merchandising projects. Mr. Newmyer is the author of numerous instructional books and how-to videos, also becoming the subject of documentaries in 1998, and again in 2008.