My name is Denton Shearin and I've been a taxidermist since 1983, full time since 2002.  In 2008, I established West Tennessee School of Taxidermy to help others pursue their dream of becoming a taxidermist.

I have won numerous awards on the state, regional and national levels, including the Breakthrough award, WASCO award, McKenzie award, the VanDykes award, People's Choice award, Judge's Choice award, and numerous Best of Categories.

I have served as Board Member, Vice President, and most recently, President of the Tennessee Taxidermist Association.  I have also served on the board and as Secretary of the Southern Regional Taxidermist Convention.  I am also an active member of the National Taxidermist Association.

Whether you are just getting started or wanting to take your work to the next level, West Tennessee School of Taxidermy can help you accomplish your goal.

We are located in Jackson, TN. between Memphis and Nashville on I-40, convenient to all areas of the Mid-South.