My name is Steve Beckley, owner of and artist at Wilderness Taxidermy Studio - originally located in Mackenzie, British Columbia. Beginning as a hobby over 20 years ago, taxidermy has become a passion of mine and something I love to share with others. In the fall of 2016 I opened my new taxidermy shop after relocating to Merritt, BC.
My experience includes a 2-year course with world champion taxidermist, Brian Dobson, which has allowed me to hone my skills in creating realistic mounts. I take exceptional pride in my attention to accuracy of detail and ability to create a quality piece within a reasonable 3 to 6 month turn around for most mounts. I recently completed a course in May, 2018 in Montana, I feel it is important to always update skills and learn new techniques to provide customers with exceptional game head mounts.
*In the event of a more complicated piece, it is highly unlikely to take more than a year. Please contact me for more details.
2018 Successfully completed a advanced game head course with Shawn Dawson (Certified Judge), gaining skills for competition.
Completed taxidermy courses with Brian Dobson (world champion in game head category) and Glen Browning (world champion in bird category).
African Hunting Safari (view these mounts at Canadian Tire in Merritt, BC)
Taxidermist Steve Beckley working on Zebra head mount.