Englishman George Roe is fascinated by hawks. He has painted four of our most common species in all their grace and awesome power-the red shouldered hawk, sharp-shinned hawk, Cooper's hawk, and red-tailed hawk. He received his artistic training at a number of schools in England, including the Cambridge School of Art. For twelve years after graduation he taught school and painted portraits. He became so successful that in 1970, he gave up teaching to become a full-time artist and to pursue his first love, painting wildlife.