WBM december 2020
CARDINAL in a tree
State Bird” evoked
one art enthusiast
attending a Starbuck show.
“There was a lady, she was in
tears,” he says. “She said native folk-lore
says when you see a cardinal,
it’s your ancestors coming back to
visit. She said, ‘I lost my mom six
months ago and every time I see
a cardinal I break down and think
of my mom.’ When you touch into
the heart and soul of someone
looking at the painting, that’s
when I know I’ve found a special
Girl’s Happy Hour, 30 x 30 inches, oil on linen.
prints with purpose
Our State Bird, 12 x 16 inches, acrylic on panel.
The Wrightsville Beach
Museum of History is selling
signed 20-by-16-inch giclee
prints of David Starbuck’s
Wrightsville Beach Orienta-tion
#12 for a limited time.
Starbuck is donating the
print run to raise money for
the museum’s COVID-19
Relief Fund. Orders can be
placed through December
6 via a link on the museum’s
website or Facebook and