It brings us a great deal of pride to have the honor of introducing you to the finest group of people who happen to be our beloved employees.  It is important to us that you understand the amount of dedication that these fine people display toward your trophies everyday.  When considering a taxidermy company, we want clients to understand that their decision to use Weller’s Wildlife Studio is not only wise for the integrity of the animal and trophy room, but is also benefitting the many families of our unique operation.


Bud Weller

Bud is the creator of Weller’s Wildlife Studio.  With his hard work and that of his partners, who happen to be his loving wife and son, they have created one of the finest taxidermy institutions in the world.  His “old school” approach is what defines him, and his resilience is what carried the team through the many tough times and challenges that it has faced.  He has instilled a hard work ethic in all of our team members and, like it or not, you always know right where he stands.  Visiting with clients about their trophies and adventures, and keeping a careful watch over all details, are some of the many things Bud is doing these days.  He also is an accomplished hunter and loves his family, business, dog and boat.


Gavin Weller

Driven to be an industry leader, Gavin has spent the last twenty years working intently on developing a unique taxidermy product.  Learning and understanding client needs and leading a team, have become some of Gavin’s strongest points.  Life size projects are a favorite, but working with the team is what is most rewarding for him.  The opportunity to do all of this with his family means the world to him.  There is not a single project that goes through our door that he doesn’t pour his heart into.  He is an accomplished musician, outdoorsman, and loves his wonderful family.


Marietta Weller

An absolute angel, you will never find a more wonderful and honest person.  Dealing with her, makes your business experience at Weller’s Wildlife Studio a pleasure.  She has also invested enormous sacrifices ensuring the success of the company.  She is a keystone in her family, business, and circle of friends.  “Mare” as they call her, has many hobbies including spiritual development, oil painting, hiking, friends, and most importantly, her three children and four grandchildren.


Luis Vazquez

Luis has a special dedication to our company and your trophies.  He is a wonderful person to work with as he has an uplifting spirit that is a joy to be around.  Luis’ passion to everything he does makes him so unique.  He is viewed as a roll model by all that know him.  Luis is a team leader who has climbed his way to be a lead taxidermist, with unmatched productivity.  His taxidermy skills are of the finest in the Southwest.  Luis is a great family man who loves life and is loved by all. 

Alberto "Tico" Garcia

Tico's dependability and even-keeled personality, mixed with a "can do" approach, has made him a valued team member.  Tico is very tallented with mechanics and has a great ability to execute and complete anything that is required of him. His sense of humor is exceptional and he always wears a smile.  He keeps busy with his wife and two football playing sons.  We are happy to have him on our staff.

Nick Ibarra

When we heard that Nick was coming off of the road from working on museum and amusement park dioramas, we jumped at the opportunity to employ him.  Nick, a Tucson native, is an exceptionally talented fabricator and artison.  In his short time here, we have already been able to evolve our product and habitats to another level.  With a great team spirit and an agressive work ethic, he has "carved" himself a permanent position on our roster of all-stars.  A loving husband and proud father of two teenage daughters, he is a huge asset to our team and community