Glen Loates is recognized internationally as one of the best wildlife artists.
He uses "Prismacolor" pencils, watercolors, oils and pastels for his paintings and drawings. He captures the beauty of nature along with its inhabitants in his paintings and drawings.
His work been exhibited at The Alexander Koenig Museum, The Institute of Zoological Research, The Centre Culturel Paris, The British Museum, The McMichael Canadian Collection, and the Royal Ontario Museum, among others.
His works has been included in a number of publications such as 'The Art of Glen Loates' (1977), 'Birds of North America' (1979), 'A Brush With Life' (1984) and several childrens books.
In 1982 President Reagan, on behalf of the people of the United States of America, accepted the painting "The Bald Eagle" in The Oval Office. Loates is the first Canadian artist to be represented at the White House.
His work is also in the private collections of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the late Right Honorable Pierre Elliott Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada.
Loates has participated in many ventures and events supporting nature and wildlife preservation.
He completed a series of owl drawings for a platinum collector coin series for the Royal Canadian Mint.
Loated has traveled internationally seeking rare and exotic subjects to paint. He was invited to be the scientific artist on an expedition search for sea creatures never seen before.