Jim Borgreen, Montana Wildlife ArtistJim Borgreen is a Montana-born wildlife artist and educator living in Lewistown, Montana. He specializes in Montana Wildlife Art, more particularly game animals and bird life. Watercolor, pencil or pen and ink are his media of choice.  

Jim is well-known for his Montana State Duck Stamps and his Montana Ducks Unlimited wildlife artwork, both of which are available as numbered prints - visit the Artwork page for more information

Jim was an art educator for 34 years in the Lewistown school district at Fergus High School and now is working as a professional wildlife artist. His artistic achievements include:

  • C. M. Russell Auction Juried Show- 9 times
  • C. M. Russell Miniatures Juried Show
  • Audubon Wildlife Show- First Place 3 times
  • Lewistown Art Center Show- First Place and Best of Show
  • Montana State Duck Stamp Contest- Winner 3 times
  • Montana Ducks Unlimited State Artist – Winner 3 times
  • Member of Western Heritage Artist Group- 20 years
  • Placed in the top 100 in the National Duck Stamp Design Contest

Jim has done extensive commission work for many government agencies such as; Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management.  He also has done work for Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited and Trout Unlimited. Additionally, Jim has done design work for businesses such as Martin Archery, Montana Marble and Gunnerman Press, as well as illustrating two books on bird identification and hunting titled "Wingshooting Wisdom " by Ben O. Williams.

Jim's work now consists of marketing limited edition wildlife prints, original watercolors and commission work for agencies and individuals.