Jim Starr

Jim Starr was inspired by his love of birds and influenced by the street art and graffiti of Bristol and London. At first too edgy for London galleries Starr could…

Sam MacDonald

Sam Macdonald catches his fish twice. First he actually catches the fish, and then he relives the experience sculpting it. Janet Menzies meets a sporting artist who is recreating in…

Clare Brownlow

Clare Brownlow is proof that inspiration can spring from anywhere. For her it was an old-fashioned dipping pen, a pheasant tail feather used by her father to write his game…

Jolyon Madden

Jolyon Madden is not afraid to make a statement. From his front page splashes for The Sun to his larger than life canvases of the shooting world, he is a…

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas may be better known for his ballet dancers and nudes bathing, but his racing works were far more important to the development of Impressionism. Capturing the impression of…

Summers Place Auctions

Summers Place Auctions are to sell The Barker Collection of fine taxidermy on Tuesday 5th April 2016. The collection includes about 80 lots by some of the best Victorian taxidermists.…

Paul Augustinus

Paul Augustinus conveys the real Africa in his work rather than the clichéd view from the back of a safari truck. Animals often do not take centre stage in his…

Bee Griffith

Bee Griffith refuses to dismiss dogs in her artwork, even though the sporting art world can all too often forget man’s best friend. Her beautiful canine portraits could signal their…

Jonathan Sainsbury. Bumbarrels

Jonathan Sainsbury paints birds beautifully. They are his speciality, just as horseflesh is the chosen subject for Sir Alfred Munnings and Africa treads realistically accross the canvas of David Shepherd.…