The school has taught over 900 students in the last 30 years.
Students include taxidermists who have more than distinguished themselves in this wild life art field.
Some of them include:
Alaskan King Salmon and Northern Pike.
You may learn to mount either skin mount or reproduction fish mounts.
Karl Brooks, veterinarian Doctor, commented that my classes were the most
practical classes he had ever attended in all his years of attending
One of the graduating classes in the 1980's
One of our first class graduates from the class of 1980, Ben Gilbert of
Colorado working on Mule deer and Karl Brooks of Colorado working on
Pronghorn Antelope. Each has gone on to respected careers in taxidermy.
Turkey and Mallard duck.
Student Bird works.
Canada goose with nicely created habitat base, mounted by Steve Avila
Edward Turner, Mesa Arizona, mounting antelope buck.
Steve Sherwood, Williams, Arizona, mounting a whitetail buck.
Karen Hyslip, Phoenix, Arizona mounting a whitetail buck.
Karen Hathon, Washington State, mounting a whitetail buck.
Malcolm Gordon, Washington State, with his mounted whitetail buck.
Jenny Chan, from Australia working on an African Lion.
Brad Colson from Ankeny, Iowa mounted this Black bear cub. He used a cast
head and hand wrapped body. The mount took only first place awards and
best of shows in all competitions he entered.
Alberta Squirrel being mounted
It pays you to attend.
Train for a career with a future in a profession
that's in demand.
Mountain Valley School of Taxidermy
11826 S.E. 254th St.
Kent, Washington 98030