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Southwest Wildlife
Fine Taxidermy Art

Jim Hartsock – Wildlife Artist, CT, AE

Jim has been doing taxidermy for over 25 years. Jim’s artistic ability was noticed with his sketching and drawing of wildlife at an early age. Even as a young child, he was out in the woods observing wildlife. The outdoors and animals have always been a strong influence in Jim’s life. The grace in composition can be seen in each piece.

Jim’s background includes a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science; studies into…

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About Us

Jim Hartsock – Wildlife Artist, CT, AE

Jim has been doing taxidermy for over 25 years. Jim’s artistic ability was noticed with his sketching and drawing of wildlife at an early age. Even as a young child, he was out in the woods observing wildlife. The outdoors and animals have always been a strong influence in Jim’s life. The grace in composition can be seen in each piece

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Jim’s background includes a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science; studies into the anatomy of various species of animals that collectively inspire him to create artistic and anatomically correct trophies from the smallest of Teal to the largest of Bears.

Southwest Wildlife is dedicated to the preservation of your trophies to the highest standards. “I share with you the love for hunting and wildlife. I know and understand what it takes to collect a trophy; therefore I will use all my skills to preserve that trophy to the highest standards. I invite you to visit my gallery”. – Jim Hartsock

Member of:

  • Arizona Taxidermy Assoc.
  • National Taxidermy Assoc.
  • National Rifle Assoc.
  • Safari Club International
  • Elk Foundation
  • Mule Deer Foundation
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Taxidermy
Supplies

Flexrock Colorants

These colorants are concentrated and go a long way.

E-Z Dirt

Finally a dirt that is easy and quick.

Flexrock

After years of development we have come up with a rock that is both accurate in detail and cost effective to use. Read More

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Hide Paste

A clay based hide paste that has excellent tack.

Custom Colors

These paints were developed with ease and consistency in mind.

2oz $4.75
8oz $8.25
Qt $25.95
Awards
Year
1999

NTA Outstanding
Service Award

Year
2000

People's Choice Award

Year
2000

People's Choice Award

Best of Category
Contact

Address
16443 N. 91st Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

Email: jim@swwildlife.com
Phone: 480-661-0372

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Terms and Conditions

Every effort is made to preserve all raw trophies. Outside of our control, we may receive skins that were mishandled in the field. We will do everything we can to save a trophy but if deemed necessary; we may need to replace the skin. This will be at the owner’s expense. We will contact you prior making the replacement to advise you of any additional costs.

A deposit is required for all work.

Deposits

Shoulder mounts, Fish, and small Life-size; require a 50% deposit with the balance due upon completion. Large Life-size, and African work; A 25% deposit is required at log-in with 25% due when tanning is complete. The balance is due upon completion.

Migratory Birds; 100% of the costs and fees are due at log-in

Estimated time of Completion

We do our best to project a completion date when you log-in your piece; however, it can be difficult to estimate an exact date when the work will be done. Southwest Wildlife takes pride in not only our work performance and the final product, but also our service to you. Our goal is your satisfaction.

Upon Completion

When a project is complete, you will be notified. You will have 30 days to pick up the work, or arrange for shipment to you. If, after those 30 days have passed, you have not picked up your piece work, it will become the property of Southwest Wildlife.