Simon Barlow

Wildlife Artist – Oil on Board and Canvas

Simon, a graphic artist before specializing in art, draws inspiration and material for his work from the natural world. An accomplished and respected illustrator in his native Africa, his paintings have developed to feature a diverse range of subjects from birds to flowers, in various media. From fine studies of birds on paper to large botanical paintings on canvas,
Simon, now living in Australia, paints magnificent lions, gorillas and other African animals and birds of his native country. In contrast Simon also paints soft romantic flowers on large canvas. He has contributed illustrations to four published books on African Birds.