Expressing themselves through artwork, photography and video,  creative partners help Vital Ground connect habitat for grizzly bears and wildlife. Collaboration with creative partners also offers value to our work while inspiring social, economic and environmental benefits on a global scale.

Creative Partners

Artist Claire Emery

Artist Claire Emery

Claire Emery creates handmade woodcuts of nature and is inspired by Montana's geography.

Photographer Lance Schelvan

With a degree in art and a desire to make a living with it, Lance Schelvan traded his watercolors for a camera to use light as a means to create extraordinary natural images of mountains and landscapes of the West.

Photographer Larry Aumiller

Photographer extraordinaire Larry Aumiller spent 30 years managing the world-famous McNeil River State Game Sanctuary for viewing brown bears.

Photographer Chrissy Shammas

Chrissy Shammas uses wildlife photography to inspire conservation.