Steve Nayar, artist for wildlife conservation

I’m  known for my wildlife paintings and have been a seven-time finalist for the prestigious international competition, Wildlife Artist of the Year, organised by the David Shepherd Foundation.

“An exquisite and intricate painting of an animal of intense beauty. The artist has created a magnificent and timeless piece of art.

The Judges, Wildlife Artist of the Year 2022  for “Warthog”  (Highly Commended).

You can see my full CV here.

Steve Nayar in his busy painting studio surrounded by finished canvases and tools of the trade

I’m more interested in using my art to elicit emotion and positive awareness, rather than a mere rendition of subject matter.

My works try to convey something of the energy and spirit of the animals portrayed and to capture our attention and imagination. I’m passionate about preserving the biosphere and I donate at least 10% of all my sales, and in some instances an entire commission, to conservation organisations that are striving to save wildlife.

I am proud to have been able to support the following charities through my work: