ABOUT KATE MARSHALL GRAPHICS: Established in 1992, Kate Marshall Graphics, Inc. is a small woman-owned business based in North Georgia. Kate Marshall Graphics is a visual arts studio with the main focus on professional videography in the wildlife, culture, education and corporate / legal / marketing areas. KMG also provides high-quality products such as award-winning documentary DVDs, ironwood carvings, tapestries, original animal pawprint plaques, popular books and field guides, and original artwork and photography. We also offer public southeastern speaker-led presentations regarding wildlife and culture. Additionally, our service offerings include licenses for professional video stock footage and photography, and we have a division that offers online secretarial services to professionals. Plans for producing original paintings as well as writing and illustrating children's books are in the works.
KMG receives no funding for original DVDs or original artwork and photography, and all projects are independently produced.
Our photography and videography has been requested / used by National Geographic, Discovery's Animal Planet, Black Bear Conservation Coalition, the White House Conference on Conservation, Jim Fowler of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, America's Scenic Byways Commission (Mikki Design), Y&R Advertising, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, MVA Scientific Consultants, NBC Dateline, Discovery Channel's Deadline Discovery, CBS News, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, non-profits, and more.
Our mailing address is 11770 Haynes Bridge Road, Suite 205-209, Alpharetta, Georgia, 30009. You can email us through this website, or request our phone number. (We do not publish our phone number openly on the internet in order to reduce telemarketer traffic on our line. Our phone lines should be clear for our visitors, stores and customers only.) Visit us on Facebook at 'CoveBear by Kate Marshall Graphics' to see our other FB pages and LIKE our CoveBear page for updates on wildlife and park news across the U.S. and Canada!
STORE LOCATIONS: ONLINE: Our tiny production studio is not open to the public, but you can make your selection online at our website at CoveBear and also at AMAZON.
DVDs - Made in the USA: Kate Marshall Graphics (www.CoveBear.com) DVDs have won 34 international film awards for documentaries in the categories of - Nature and Wildlife - Ecology, Environment & Conservation - Biography - Travel & Tourism - Culture - Performing Arts / Music - Documentary - Public Service - and Cinematography / Videography! We don't have 'best sellers' - they are ALL very popular! Topics so far include a series about bears, individual programs about white-tailed deer, wildflowers, moments in nature, and mountain music, plus a mini-series on the history of Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Many more DVD projects are in the works. To purchase our DVDs, click on SHOP.
Kate Marshall Graphics is well-known for on-message and accurate documentaries that not only give facts but also encourage learning through watching. We firmly believe that education through entertainment is the most fun way to learn! All of our documentaries include interesting guest expert speakers who know their business very well, fantastic videography and beautiful music, and fully researched subject matter. KMG guarantees all products against any manufacturing defects, and welcomes your comments, experiences and suggestions.
KMG DVDs have been reviewed and approved as appropriate and accurate by experts in their field in state and federal agencies, and former residents of Cades Cove for those historical programs, and all of these appear as guest speakers on various DVDs including National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Arkansas Department of Fish and Game, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, New Mexico Department of Fish and Game, Black Bear Conservation Coalition, Carl Ross musician, Cades Cove Preservation Association, former residents and descendants of Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, as well as experts on wildflowers and wildlife - and visitors to various southeastern parks and people across the country who collect all of our DVDs and other products. All program topics are shown in an entertaining and educational way, fully researched and the videography is spectacular. We release new titles every year on various subjects to anyone who is interested in the wildlife, wildlands and culture of the southern Appalachians and the southern states. Sometimes there may be one that covers locations outside the southern U.S., such as our brand new DVD in the 'Season of the Bear' DVD series, "Part 5: Elusive and Imperiled" which is set in Asia. All KMG DVDs are appropriate for all ages and are non-violent.
Our DVDs are DVD-R, meaning they are duplicated not replicated (copied not pressed). If you should have a player that does not accept DVD-R, return your selection for a full refund, although this has not been an issue yet! All KMG products are covered for a full replacement with free shipping should they have any manufacturing defects. Note: Our DVD programs are in Full Screen mode, not in Wide Letterbox, (ratio is 4x3) meaning some of our bears and people may look fat unless you make that adjustment with your DVD remote!
TAPESTRIES - Made in the USA: Kate Marshall Graphics (www.CoveBear.com) is an authorized dealer of North Carolina's Emily Tapestries. The designs of their tapestries are woven on a Jacquard Loom, producing a finely crafted product for years of appreciation. No matter the item you select for your personal experience, whether it will be displayed at home, the office, the cabin or the tote on your arm, feel confident you will receive a high-quality tapestry. This year we are focusing on the narrow bell pull tapestries that fit perfectly in that cabin decor we all love. To purchase Tapestries, click on SHOP.
CARVINGS - Made in the USA: Kate Marshall Graphics, Inc. (www.CoveBear.com) is an authorized dealer for Arizona's EarthView Inc. Their desert ironwood carvings are crafted from one of the most beautiful hardwoods in the world. Wildlife carvings from this special wood are well known. EarthView Inc. has also used Ironwood to create new home accent products. Talented artisans in EarthView's own shop handcraft these items. They extensively search for the highest quality wood and employ only the best carvers. EarthView, Inc. is environmentally and socially concerned. All of their wood is gathered with government-issued permits. Their business helps to support numerous families, and in some cases, entire villages in rural Latin America. Salaries for the artisans are well above average. To purchase Carvings, click on SHOP.
BOOKS - Published in the USA and Canada: Kate Marshall Graphics, Inc. (www.CoveBear.com) is an authorized dealer for book publishers such as Canada's Lone Pine Publishing, Tennessee's Bill Lea, Dr. Thomas Hemmerly and Great Smoky Mountains Association, and North Carolina's James Alexander Fowler. These beautiful and educational non-fiction books and field guides are well researched and KMG has used many for years in their own research for their documentary programs. Topics for these books include information about wildflowers, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Everglades, wildlife, history and biography. They are all extremely popular with people interested in the flora, fauna and history of the southern United States. To purchase Books, click on SHOP.
CAR TAGS - Made in the USA: Kate Marshall Graphics (www.CoveBear.com) is an authorized dealer for Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains Association and their items specific to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. KMG carries their Great Smoky Mountains National Park black bear car tag, a beautiful rendering of an American Black Bear eating berries (plus we carry their great books as well). NOTE: These car tags have been discontinued for our website in 2019, so once our batch is sold there will be no more - get yours now!To purchase Car Tags, click on SHOP.