HYPERREALIST wildlife artist, Anthony Walker and I first met earlier in 2020.
'Wild Currency', a painting of the African Big 5 popped up on my Instagram feed. I was so struck by this image before me, not least because of the gold leaf on the animals to portray the value to poachers, that it compelled me to reach out to him cold.
Moving forward a few months and we hosted his first gallery in Kent, UK. It was in an old disused wooden theatre in a 40 acre wood.
How quirky! But also how apt for a wildlife exhibition!
Neither of us knew how successful this venture would be and we could not of hoped for, nor expected, the acclaim (and sales!) this 2 day event earned!
With his stock of art depleted, Anthony at this time of writing, is now busy painting for his next exhibition, possibly around May 2021...
I was first introduced to Larry Norton through a mutual friend, war correspondent, journalist and international author Al J. Venter. The artist’s agent and I then began talking for many months discussing the prospect of us working together in a bid to offer Larry’s amazing range of African wildlife paintings to a wider audience abroad.
That all came to fruition during a business trip to South Africa in August 2017 when my partner and I went to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe specifically to meet with him.
As a result, it was agreed that Continental Shift would be an approved vendor of Larry’s wildlife prints. Larry’s Africa is a very special place, complemented by his unique ability to capture so much of the real Africa that attracts people like me, and possibly, you...
Founder & CEO, Continental Shift Ltd.