Vickie McMillan-Hayes, a native Texan masterfully creates breathtaking wildlife, landscape and nature paintings as well as large public installations that advance global conservation causes. Her installations have included public buildings, museums, hospitals, libraries, schools, correctional facilities, and other government organizations. Her paintings have a distinct style to accommodate her disability called Essential Tremors. To create detail, she holds her breath while embracing her painting hand in order to achieve the desired stroke. McMillan-Hayes’s award-winning paintings have been exhibited in private collections, art museums and fine art galleries throughout the country and abroad. Such as: Museum of Western Art; The Briscoe Western Art Museum, Night of the Artists; U.S. Department of State/Art of Embassies collection; South Eastern Wildlife Expo; Birds in Art - collection; California Art Club and the Salmagundi Art Club; Front cover- Artists for Conservation calendar; Artist of the Year - Houston Safari Club and SCI Houston; published: The Artist's Magazine; Fine Art Connoisseur; Western Art and Architecture Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine Artistic Excellence award, PleinAir Magazine- best overall Acrylic, AcrylicWorks Book 7 times; Richeson75 Book.