Jonathan Truss

Overview

"In 2016 he painted a record breaking life size big tusker elephant in oils on canvas. He has made TV appearances and has featured in many national and international magazines."

Works
Biography

Establishing himself internationally as a world leading wildlife artist his paintings hang in collections the world over from Botswana to Beverley Hills. He has had countless exhibitions including New York, London, LA and Kenya and as featured artist with P&O and Cunard Cruises since 2011.

Although previously a musician, actor & cabaret artiste he has been a professional animal artist for over 25 years. His art career has seen him signed to leading fine art publishers here in the UK.

Having illustrated many travel guides he was also recently commissioned to write and illustrate ‘How to Paint & Draw Animals” by the UK’s largest independent publisher.

For the last 13 years Jonathan has annually led art safari’s on 5 continents.

Finalist for Artist of the year for 2018

Two times category winner BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year.

Artist and Illustrator Artist of the year finalist and editors choice winner for Wildscape magazine professional category.

He was a DSWF wildlife artist of the year finalist 5 years in a row.

Supporting the conservation of many endangered species he’s raised thousands of pounds for wildlife.

In 2016 he painted a record breaking life size big tusker elephant in oils on canvas. He has made TV appearances and has featured in many national and international magazines.

A member of the Canadian organisation ‘Artists for Conservation’ he was a judge for their 2018 Wildlife Art competition.

His paintings are now sold by galleries worldwide and have sold through Christies in the United Kingdom and Sotheby’s in the United States.