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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY: Born in Central London in 1990, Jack Haslam trained in printmaking at City Lit. Jack’s love of animals is a major influence in Jack’s life and a driving force for his work: “What others might consider minor and unimportant details are the things that inspire me. I am fascinated by the minutiae of different animals: the gorilla’s cheeks and the anteater’s claws. My cognitive problems mean that I have difficulty relating to humans. I find them unfathomable at times. Animals help me manage my feelings of isolation and allow me to build bridges with people.” The seeds of Jack’s future career were sown at the Mall Galleries in London, where in 2013 he was first nominated for Wildlife Artist of the Year with many more nominations following. His striking image of animals taking sanctuary in a ‘flaming ark’ raised awareness of the urgent need to protect wildlife.
#SKETCHFORWILDLIFE: Each year, the talented artists who take part in DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year are invited to participate in #SketchForWildlife. These small postcard sized original artworks give everyone a chance to own a totally unique piece of work, by a highly sought-after collection of artists.
The postcards have always been extremely popular and we hope you will support this initiative. The subject and medium of the postcard has been left entirely up to the artist, just being their own celebration of the natural world.
DELIVERY INFORMATION: This piece will be posted to buyers after conclusion of the exhibition on 16 September 2023. UK delivery costs are included in the price. International postage may incur additional costs that will be confirmed after purchase.
CONSERVATION CONTRIBUTION: 100% of the proceeds from this sale will support the charitable work of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) and our ground-based conservation partners across Africa and Asia.