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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“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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C5285 Kit – Jonathan Walker
C5285 Kit – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 13.5cm x 14.5cm Outside frame size: 34cm x 36cm [space_20] [space_20]
£295.00 Add to cart
C5283 Last Shot of the Day – Jonathan Walker
C5283 Last Shot of the Day – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 33cm x 47cm Outside frame size: 53cm x 68cm [space_20] [space_20]
£585.00 Add to cart
C5288 The Innocent – Jonathan Walker
C5288 The Innocent – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 29,.5cm x 44.5cm Outside frame size: 48.5cm x 64.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£605.00 Add to cart
C5234 Hottie – Jonathan Walker
C5234 Hottie – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 11.5cm x 31cm Outside frame size: 32cm x 51cm [space_20] [space_20]
£315.00 Add to cart
C5286 Flat Out – Jonathan Walker
C5286 Flat Out – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 14cm x 20cm Outside frame size: 35cm x 42cm [space_20] [space_20]
£275.00 Add to cart
C5237 Exmoor Winter – Jonathan Walker
C5237 Exmoor Winter – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 30cm x 20.5cm Outside frame size: 51.5cm x 43cm [space_20] [space_20]
£420.00 Add to cart
C5238 He Spins A Yarn – Jonathan Walker
C5238 He Spins A Yarn – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 11cm x 24cm Outside frame size: 30cm x 44cm [space_20] [space_20]
£340.00 Add to cart
C5239 All Eyes – Jonathan Walker
C5239 All Eyes – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 12cm x 21.5cm Outside frame size: 31.5cm x 41.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£355.00 Add to cart
C5284 Stan’s Best – Jonathan Walker
C5284 Stan’s Best – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 15cm x 20cm Outside frame size: 36cm x 41cm [space_20] [space_20]
£270.00 Add to cart
C5111 The Last Jewel – Jonathan Walker
C5111 The Last Jewel – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 12.5cm x 34cm Outside frame size: 30.5cm x 53.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£370.00 Add to cart
C5235 Cuthburt – Jonathan Walker
C5235 Cuthburt – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 8.5cm x 14cm Outside frame size: 29.5cm x 35.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£285.00 Add to cart
C5236 Just The Stars – Jonathan Walker
C5236 Just The Stars – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 6cm x 8cm Outside frame size: 24cm x 28cm [space_20] [space_20]
£195.00 Add to cart
C5112 Snow Shanty – Jonathan Walker
C5112 Snow Shanty – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 16cm x 34cm Outside frame size: 35cm x 63.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£410.00 Add to cart
C5113 Walter’s Acre – Jonathan Walker
C5113 Walter’s Acre – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 14.5cm x 41.5cm Outside frame size: 33.5cm x 61cm [space_20] [space_20]
£420.00 Add to cart
C5115 Cub Supper – Jonathan Walker
C5115 Cub Supper – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 22.5cm x 27.5cm Outside frame size: 42.5cm x 48cm [space_20] [space_20]
£450.00 Add to cart
C5118 King of the Weir – Jonathan Walker
C5118 King of the Weir – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 25cm x 42cm Outside frame size: 45cm x 62.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£555.00 Add to cart
C5119 The Crumb Miner – Jonathan Walker
C5119 The Crumb Miner – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 22cm x 37cm Outside frame size: 42cm x 57.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£545.00 Add to cart
C5122 Rumbled – Jonathan Walker
C5122 Rumbled – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 25cm x 44cm Outside frame size: 45cm x 64.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£560.00 Add to cart
C5123 Blackthorn Spell – Jonathan Walker
C5123 Blackthorn Spell – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 25cm x 56.5cm Outside frame size: 46cm x 78cm [space_20] [space_20]
£615.00 Add to cart
C5124 The Worthies – Jonathan Walker
C5124 The Worthies – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 44cm x 34cm Outside frame size: 65cm x 55.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£665.00 Add to cart
C5127 Resisting Arrest – Jonathan Walker
C5127 Resisting Arrest – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 47.5cm x 34.5cm Outside frame size: 68.5cm x 56cm [space_20] [space_20]
£620.00 Add to cart
C5128 The Sanctuary – Jonathan Walker
C5128 The Sanctuary – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 39.5cm x 57cm Outside frame size: 61.5cm x 79.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£735.00 Add to cart
C5156 After Midnight – Jonathan Walker
C5156 After Midnight – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 15.5cm x 28cm Outside frame size: 32.5cm x 44.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£395.00 Add to cart
C5157 Back For Tea – Jonathan Walker
C5157 Back For Tea – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 23cm x 33cm Outside frame size: 41cm x 51cm [space_20] [space_20]
£490.00 Add to cart
C5160 Crashing Through – Jonathan Walker
C5160 Crashing Through – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 77cm x 55cm Outside frame size: 98cm x 77cm [space_20] [space_20]
£1,360.00 Add to cart
C5161 Fancies – Jonathan Walker
C5161 Fancies – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 32cm x 25.5cm Outside frame size: 42cm x 38cm [space_20] [space_20]
£515.00 Add to cart
C5162 Feathers and Threads – Jonathan Walker
C5162 Feathers and Threads – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 30cm x 77cm Outside frame size: 52cm x 99cm [space_20] [space_20]
£850.00 Add to cart
C5163 First Light Fox – Jonathan Walker
C5163 First Light Fox – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 26cm x 45cm Outside frame size: 42.5cm x 60.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£500.00 Add to cart
C5165 Herald of the Moor – Jonathan Walker
C5165 Herald of the Moor – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 14cm x 21.5cm Outside frame size: 31cm x 39cm [space_20] [space_20]
£390.00 Add to cart
C5166 Jack – Jonathan Walker
C5166 Jack – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 18cm x 30cm Outside frame size: 35cm x 47cm [space_20] [space_20]                  
£370.00 Add to cart
C5167 Looking for the Show Stopper – Jonathan Walker
C5167 Looking for the Show Stopper – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 26cm x 39cm Outside frame size: 43.5cm x 58cm [space_20] [space_20]
£550.00 Add to cart
C5168 Mr Midnight – Jonathan Walker
C5168 Mr Midnight – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 25cm x 55cm Outside frame size: 44cm x 74.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£660.00 Add to cart
C5173 The Busy Bunk – Jonathan Walker
C5173 The Busy Bunk – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 14cm x 23cm Outside frame size: 31cm x 41cm [space_20] [space_20]
£340.00 Add to cart
C5177 Cider House Session – Jonathan Walker
C5177 Cider House Session – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 49cm x 34cm Outside frame size: 64cm x 54cm [space_20] [space_20]
£665.00 Add to cart
C5178 The Foragers – Jonathan Walker
C5178 The Foragers – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 20cm x 50cm Outside frame size: 38.5cm x 68cm [space_20] [space_20]
£465.00 Add to cart
C5179 The Way – Jonathan Walker
C5179 The Way – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 54cm x 77cm Outside frame size: 76cm x 98.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£1,530.00 Add to cart
C5171 The Firm – Jonathan Walker
C5171 The Firm – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 24.5cm x 18cm Outside frame size: 43cm x 36.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£435.00 Add to cart
C5172 The Meet – Jonathan Walker
C5172 The Meet – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 55.5cm x 77.5cm Outside frame size: 76cm x 99cm [space_20] [space_20]
£1,530.00 Add to cart
C5006 Fancy Pants – Jonathan Walker
C5006 Fancy Pants – Jonathan Walker
Framed original watercolour and Ink [space_20] Image size: 17.5cm x 56cm Outside frame size: 40cm x 79.5cm [space_20] [space_20]
£550.00 Add to cart