BIOGRAPHY

Jonathan was born in 1966 and raised near the market town of Leek in the heart of the Staffordshire Moorlands. He spent much of his childhood exploring the countryside in the company of his father, Keith, a more than competent painter himself. He studied courses in Philosophy, Theology and Fine Art before qualifying as an Occupational Therapist working with people experiencing severe mental health problems.

He moved to Devon in 1991 where he now lives with his wife Frances and their children. The inspiration of Dartmoor and the countryside around Exeter has given new impetus to his interest in depicting the badgers, foxes and voles that his naturalist’s eye observes everywhere. Jonathan’s work is inspired by his close observation of wildlife, as well as human characteristics. Combining unerring draughtsmanship with humour, he creates work which is contemporary, whilst still being rooted in the heritage of English illustration and country life.

In many ways Jonathan’s work is familiar, influenced by many wonderful artists and illustrators. It is, however, his rare ability to convey each animal’s personality that makes his paintings unmistakably unique. Despite their old cast-off human garments, his characters never lose their intrinsic “animalness”. His animals are of the richness and earthiness of the land, unsentimental and honest. Painting has always been a passion for Jonathan, and as well as having numerous exhibitions across the country, he has also been published as a children’s book illustrator Jonathan was great friends with Mick Cawston and it was Jonathan’s influencethat led to Mick’s hugely popular ‘Cheers’ and ‘Lamping’ prints.

 

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“AS DARKNESS FALLS” Foxes by Jonathan Walker
“AS DARKNESS FALLS” Foxes by Jonathan Walker
We are excited to publish 'As Darkness Falls- Foxes by Jonathan Walker', a book of over 100 images of some of his finest drawings, sketches and paintings.   We are currently offering free postage on orders of 'As Darkness Falls', for a limited time online. Format: Hardback, Portrait 24cm x 30cm Pages: 112 Colour pages
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C4739 North WInd
C4739 North WInd
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 27cm x 8cm Outside frame size: 46cm x 27cm
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C4740 Winter’s Song
C4740 Winter’s Song
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 38cm x 24cm Outside frame size: 57cm x 45cm
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C4741 The Fellowship
C4741 The Fellowship
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 29cm x 55cm Outside frame size: 49cm x 75cm
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£675.00 Add to cart
C4460 The Prank
C4460 The Prank
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 21.5cm x 47.5cm Outside frame size: 41.5cm x 62cm
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C4662 The Coming
C4662 The Coming
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 23.5cm x 42.5cm Outside frame size: 43.5cm x 63cm
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C4663 High Moor
C4663 High Moor
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 17cm x 26.5cm Outside frame size: 36cm x 46cm
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C4666 Back before Dawn
C4666 Back before Dawn
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 20cm x 25cm Outside frame size: 30cm x 44cm
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C4667 The Knock
C4667 The Knock
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 14cm x 22.5cm Outside frame size: 33cm x 42cm
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C4643 Firelight and Candles
C4643 Firelight and Candles
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 25cm x 39cm Outside frame size: 46.5cm x 60.5cm
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C4642 The Beezer
C4642 The Beezer
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 21cm x 50cm Outside frame size: 43cm x 72cm
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C4590 Return of the Egg Scrumper
C4590 Return of the Egg Scrumper
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 19cm x 41.5cm Outside frame size: 41cm x 64cm
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C4585 The Storm Came
C4585 The Storm Came
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 31cm x 56.5cm Outside frame size: 53cm x 79cm
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C4626 Autumn Reverie
C4626 Autumn Reverie
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 35.5cm x 55cm Outside frame size: 57.5cm x 77.5cm
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C4598 The Gentleman’s Club
C4598 The Gentleman’s Club
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 56cm x 16.5cm Outside frame size: 78cm x 39cm
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C4624 He Fiddles A Fast Sky
C4624 He Fiddles A Fast Sky
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 55cm x 35.5cm Outside frame size: 77cm x 58cm
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C4591 The Wayward Heart
C4591 The Wayward Heart
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 37.5cm x 29.5cm Outside frame size: 58cm x 51cm
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£575.00 Add to cart
C4575 Ghost Pack
C4575 Ghost Pack
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 17cm x 31.5cm Outside frame size: 39cm x 54cm
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C4576 Unstoppable
C4576 Unstoppable
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C4578 Bright Moon
C4578 Bright Moon
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 13.5cm x 17.5cm Outside frame size: 33.5cm x 38cm
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£310.00 Add to cart
C4581 A Nod and a Wink
C4581 A Nod and a Wink
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 21.5cm x 32.5cm Outside frame size: 43.5cm x 55cm
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C4582 Poacher’s Pot
C4582 Poacher’s Pot
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 33cm x 29.5cm Outside frame size: 55cm x 52cm
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C4579 Toasting Weasels
C4579 Toasting Weasels
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 13.5cm x 26.5cm Outside frame size: 33.5cm x 47cm
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£325.00 Add to cart
C4603 Tittle Tattle Lil
C4603 Tittle Tattle Lil
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 46cm x 56cm Outside frame size: 69cm x 79.5cm
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C4583 Lashings
C4583 Lashings
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 17.5cm x 43cm Outside frame size: 39.5cm x 65.5cm
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C4615 Siren
C4615 Siren
Framed original watercolour and ink Image size: 28.5cm x 77cm Outside frame size: 51.5cm x 100.5cm :
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C4616 Heirloom
C4616 Heirloom
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 26cm x 78cm Outside frame size: 49cm x 100.5cm
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C4614 Deep Sleep
C4614 Deep Sleep
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 28.5cm x 77cm Outside frame size: 51.5cm x 100.5cm
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C4601 The Antidote to Christmas
C4601 The Antidote to Christmas
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 19cm x 29.5cm Outside frame size: 51cm x 40cm
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C4627 Into the Woods
C4627 Into the Woods
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 44cm x 24cm Outside frame size: 65cm x 45.5cm
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C4586 Those Golden Hours
C4586 Those Golden Hours
Framed original watercolour and ink   Image size: 18cm x 13cm Outside frame size: 38cm x 33.5cm
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C4432 Mad Jack
C4432 Mad Jack
Framed original watercolour & Ink   Image size: 21.5cm x 32.5cm Outside frame size: 43.5cmx 55cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4457 The Spot
C4457 The Spot
Framed original watercolour & Ink Image size: 23cm x 52cm Outside frame size: 45cm x 74.5cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4447 The Little Master and the Grumpy Grey
C4447 The Little Master and the Grumpy Grey
Framed original watercolour & Ink Image size: 21.5cm x 28.5cm Outside frame size: 41.5cm x 49cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4292 Talk of the Old Days
C4292 Talk of the Old Days
Framed original watercolour and Ink Image size: 20cm x 35cm Outside frame size: 41.5cm x 55cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4382 Back from Skulduggery
C4382 Back from Skulduggery
Framed original watercolour & Ink Image size: 13.5cm x 27.5cm Outside frame size: 32.5cm x 47cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4448 The Geezer
C4448 The Geezer
Framed original watercolour & Ink Image size: 17cm x 26cm Outside frame size: 37cm x 46.5cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4449 Chops
C4449 Chops
Framed original watercolour & Ink Image size: 18cm x 29cm Outside frame size: 38cm x 49.5cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C3737 Little Fury
C3737 Little Fury
Framed original watercolour & Ink   Image size: 12cm x 21cm Outside frame size: 32cm x 42cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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C4201 Darkness Gathers Them
C4201 Darkness Gathers Them
Framed original watercolour and Ink Image size: 29cm x 24.5cm Outside frame size: 49cm x 45cm ownart_spreadthecost_descript2  
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