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 influence that led to Mick’s hugely popular ‘Cheers’ and ‘Lamping’ prints.

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C5561 Bothering Brownie- Jonathan Walker
C5561 Bothering Brownie- Jonathan Walker

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C5469 Moorland Wisdom- Jonathan Walker
C5469 Moorland Wisdom- Jonathan Walker

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Image size: 32cm x 52cm

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C5460 Where Ghosts Walk- Jonathan Walker
C5460 Where Ghosts Walk- Jonathan Walker
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C5463 The Little Stalker- Jonathan Walker
C5463 The Little Stalker- Jonathan Walker

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C5298 The Travelling Still – Jonathan Walker
C5298 The Travelling Still – Jonathan Walker
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C5301 Chasing Last Light – Jonathan Walker
C5301 Chasing Last Light – Jonathan Walker

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C5238 He Spins A Yarn – Jonathan Walker
C5238 He Spins A Yarn – Jonathan Walker

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C5285 Kit – Jonathan Walker
C5285 Kit – Jonathan Walker

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Image size: 13.5cm x 14.5cm

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C5283 Last Shot of the Day – Jonathan Walker
C5283 Last Shot of the Day – Jonathan Walker
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C5119 The Crumb Miner – Jonathan Walker
C5119 The Crumb Miner – Jonathan Walker
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C5286 Flat Out – Jonathan Walker
C5286 Flat Out – Jonathan Walker
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C4583 Lashings – Jonathan Walker
C4583 Lashings – Jonathan Walker

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Image size: 17.5cm x 43cm

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C5113 Walter’s Acre – Jonathan Walker
C5113 Walter’s Acre – Jonathan Walker

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Image size: 14.5cm x 41.5cm

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C5287 The Cad – Jonathan Walker
C5287 The Cad – Jonathan Walker
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C4960 The Familiar – Jonathan Walker
C4960 The Familiar – Jonathan Walker
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C5109 Old Lad – Jonathan Walker
C5109 Old Lad – Jonathan Walker
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C5200 A Flourish of Whiskers – Jonathan Walker
C5200 A Flourish of Whiskers – Jonathan Walker
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C5120 Inside Information – Jonathan Walker
C5120 Inside Information – Jonathan Walker
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C5114 Christmas Night – Jonathan Walker
C5114 Christmas Night – Jonathan Walker
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C5116 Fire Shadows – Jonathan Walker
C5116 Fire Shadows – Jonathan Walker
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C5121 Stanley and the Allotment Gurus – Jonathan Walker
C5121 Stanley and the Allotment Gurus – Jonathan Walker
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C5117 Just Before Bed – Jonathan Walker
C5117 Just Before Bed – Jonathan Walker
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C5125 The Gamekeeper’s Gift – Jonathan Walker
C5125 The Gamekeeper’s Gift – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink   Image size: 31cm x 43.5cm Outside frame size: 52cm x 65cm                    
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C5126 Fool’s Bridle – Jonathan Walker
C5126 Fool’s Bridle – Jonathan Walker
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C5110 Low Tide – Jonathan Walker
C5110 Low Tide – Jonathan Walker
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C5158 Bangers – Jonathan Walker
C5158 Bangers – Jonathan Walker
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C5164 Hedgerow Harry – Jonathan Walker
C5164 Hedgerow Harry – Jonathan Walker
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C5170 Soggy Tweed – Jonathan Walker
C5170 Soggy Tweed – Jonathan Walker
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C5129 Eye to the Wind – Jonathan Walker
C5129 Eye to the Wind – Jonathan Walker
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C5005 Gently Does It – Jonathan Walker
C5005 Gently Does It – Jonathan Walker
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C5007 Oscar – Jonathan Walker
C5007 Oscar – Jonathan Walker
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C4873 Indian Summer – Jonathan Walker
C4873 Indian Summer – Jonathan Walker
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C4920 The Dimming of the Day – Jonathan Walker
C4920 The Dimming of the Day – Jonathan Walker
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C4922 The Wandering Duke – Jonathan Walker
C4922 The Wandering Duke – Jonathan Walker
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C4965 They Gather – Jonathan Walker
C4965 They Gather – Jonathan Walker
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C4836 Young Dig – Jonathan Walker
C4836 Young Dig – Jonathan Walker
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C4837 Primal – Jonathan Walker
C4837 Primal – Jonathan Walker
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C4910 The Grain Thieves – Jonathan Walker
C4910 The Grain Thieves – Jonathan Walker
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C4911 Stickleback Hunters – Jonathan Walker
C4911 Stickleback Hunters – Jonathan Walker
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C4874 The Long Lane – Jonathan Walker
C4874 The Long Lane – Jonathan Walker
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