After fourteen years of studying taxidermy full time, Phil was given the opportunity
to live in Northwest Montana; a place he fell in love with while spending his summers
there as a kid. The journey wasn't easy, but it was necessary in shaping the artist
he has become. “I worked in shops and studios from Texas to Montana and got a
chance to work with some incredible taxidermists”. He worked along side some
of the most technical taxidermists around as well as some with a much more artistic
flare. “I learned a lot from those guys, but I also spent a lot of nights and
weekends working on competition pieces”. Phil enjoyed great success competing
and taxidermy was more than just a job, it became an obsession. In 1996 he opened
Philip Soucy Studios in Libby Montana, where he and his wife Barbara operate a small
custom studio specializing in cats from all over the world.
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