Cornwater Fine Art Gallery - Specialist dealers to the trade and retail in original paintings and signed prints by L.S. Lowry, David Shepherd and Russell Flint.

David Shepherd The Conservationist

David Shepherd is one of the most popular financially rewarded painters, who have earned indomitable status all over the world for his paintings and work on wildlife conservation. The signature works and prints regularly feature on commemorative plates, posters or mats.

African wildlife constitutes the main theme of his paintings. There is a unique style in his paintings which brings to life what Mother Nature has to offer. Flurry of brush activities in the dazzling bright pictures create an effect of drama and theatre. The quality of hesitation and subtle distortion offers a unique quality to the pictures. David Shepherd in his work offers combination of shadow areas and odd asymmetries. With the superficial technique and imperfection, David adds to the authentic nature of his work.

David Shepherd is particularly known for the magic and sincerity in this architectural works. The simplistic works truly makes for the sarcasm which the contemporary artists come up with. David's work is known to have brought many of his fans on the verge of tears with his unhindered emotions in the work.

David's contribution towards the wildlife conservation has made him all the more popular around the world. The "David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation" collects sufficient amount of funds which are used for preservation of the wildlife of Africa. A number of far-reaching projects, innovative and vital activities in the countries of Asia and Africa have been supported by the organization. Even today, it continues to offer support and generates awareness among the common people for preservation of the critically endangered species.

DSWF is a flexible and adaptable non bureaucratic organization that deals with conservation activities supporting the organizations, reputable individuals as well as the functionaries in operational works of the field. Some of the recent activities that it has undertaken include the following:

- Equipping and training the offices posted at Gir National Park in India - Establishment of Elephant Orphanage in the state of Zambia for sufferers of ivory poaching - Creating awareness among the Asian population about the growing illegal crimes in the wildlife sanctuaries.

His expedition to the African bush brought to the forefront for the first time his interest in wildlife conservation. Countless number of zebras laying dead in Africa is what drew David Shepherd towards the wildlife. It was since then that he became the world famous campaigner and has been devoting most of the life of his life in trying to save the endangered species. David Shepherd was awarded with the OBE for his contributions and exemplary services towards the wildlife.

The best paintings of David include Tiger in the Sun and Elephant Heaven. He is distinctively known for his painting of the Elephants and Tigers. In the year 2008 David Shepherd was appointed in the British Empire as Commander of the Order. The limited editions and the signature paintings are increasingly becoming the most sought after. The main theme of his creations is the African wildlife. The use of pyramidal structures in the works is a common distinguishing feature.


David Tatham, fine picture dealer for more than quarter of a century, has an extensive knowledge of the biography L.S.Lowry. Signed limited edition prints and drawings can be seen and purchased from this website.

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