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ROGER FARR
Telford, Shropshire - United Kingdom



, Chaffinch, , $399
, Goldfinch , Birds, $399
, Highland Wildlife, Inspirational, $420

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Artist Statement

Born in Much Wenlock Shropshire, England 1957.One of 14. My family life and upbringing was in the countryside. Always having a love for wildlife and animals, Archibald Thorburn,Fenwick Landsdowne,Raymond Harris Ching,David Shepherd,Rembrant and Mary Cassat were great influences in the early stages and latter stages of my work, this was complimented with having a grandfather who was an artist and a father who was a gamekeeper. Much of my work was self taught up to the age of 18, this was when my first sale of original paintings took place in Salt Spring Island, Canada.Bought by a collector of wildlife paintings who had noticed my work through a member of my family who lives there. In 1985 I started to work for Shropshire Trust For Nature Conservation,providing illustrations of wildlife subjects for schools and colleges. My work started to be recognised and other opportunities arose including other wildlife and community based projects. Whilst visiting Shropshire Conservation Group one day, David Attenborough commented that I should develop this skill further. So in 1993 after a four year course I obtained a BA(Hons) in Visual Communication, specialising in Illustration at Wolverhampton University. On graduating tutors were impressed with my life drawing and portrait skills. Pursuing their advise I proceeded to complete many portrait comissions, and in 1996 I was approached by the BBC who comissioned me as a Court Artist which is the work I carry out to the present date. I continue to ...

Original Artworks (15)

Roger Farr; Deckchair Puzzle , 2002, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 A young boy is relieved after a frustrating few minutes constructing his deckchair the right way round.  ...
Roger Farr
Original Acrylic Painting, 2002
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Roger Farr; Out of the Blue, 2002, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 A Peregrine Falcon stoops at a Chough, as witnessed in Scotland. The chough did not evade the impact! Acrylic on board. ...
Roger Farr
Original Acrylic Painting, 2002
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Roger Farr; The Great Escape, 2002, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Acrylic on Board, after seeing this incident on a tv programme it inspired me to paint it. They are in their natural environment. The hare leaped violently at the last second to escape the Golden Eagles talons, and it was successful! ...
Roger Farr
Original Acrylic Painting, 2002
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Roger Farr; Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, 1992, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 A very small woodpecker, but a delight to see! these paintings of the birds I think reflect the influence of Fenwick Landsdowne and Glen Loates. Signed Prints available at $80. 00...
Roger Farr
Original Watercolor, 1992
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; Chaffinch, 1993, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 A charming member of the finch family used to be the most common, but now is in serious decline! Signed Prints are available at $80. 00...
Roger Farr
Original Watercolor, 1993
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; Goldfinch , 1993, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 A lot of field sketches and a final composition, of one of the most trapped british song birds and one of the most beautiful. Signed prints available at $80. 00...
Roger Farr
Original Watercolor, 1993
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; Highland Wildlife, 2002, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 After a visit to the Scotish Highlands I was inspired to capture some of the wonderful landscape and wildlife that still flourish there. ...
Roger Farr
Original Acrylic Painting, 2002
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Roger Farr; Masters Return, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Two west Highland Terriers await their masters return with anticipation after a minor misshap while playing!...
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Roger Farr; Parenthood, 2000, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Canvas. The king of beasts has to be on gaurd, even though the cub is oblivious to any danger when in a playful mood. Hyenas and buffulo are an ever present danger. Prints are available 16x20 at $80. 00 each...
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 2000
30 x 20 inches (76.2 x 50.8 cm)
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Roger Farr; Mountain Pursuit, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 Mountain Lion and Snowshoe Hare, Produced while my sister visited me from Canada. My knowledge of North American species developed from my family who live there. Prints available at $80. 00 each 12x16. ...
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 2001
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; Landing The Brownie, 1999, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Wet on wet with acrylics, this was a refreshing way to paint with a pallete knife. Spontanius, from a days fishing at Lake Vyrnwy in Wales. One of my favorite hobbies flyfishing. The reflected water was glazed on top later. Prints available at $80. 00 each...
Roger Farr
Original Acrylic Painting, 1999
16 x 14 inches (40.6 x 35.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; Sitting Pretty, 1988, Original Painting Oil, 10 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 A portrait of a young girl at the famous Ironbridge Gorge Museam in shopshire. Grand daughter of the then manager. Prints only. 10 x 12....
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 1988
10 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30.5 cm)
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Roger Farr; Nuthatch, 1999, Original Watercolor, 12 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 The influence by Fenwick Landsdowne is clearly evident in this painting! He sent me a limited edition print to encourage me to pursue my interest in wildlife painting, I will always be grateful for that. Prints are available at $80. 00 each....
Roger Farr
Original Watercolor, 1999
12 x 14 inches (30.5 x 35.6 cm)
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Roger Farr; The Opportunist, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 42 x 32 inches. Artwork description: 241 One of my favorite animals, i had offers on this painting before i had completed it! My lifelong study of animals, birds and their anatomy paid off in the end. Prints are available of this painting. Print size 14 x 16...
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 2001
42 x 32 inches (106.7 x 81.3 cm)
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Roger Farr; Ellie in the Cellar, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Traditional painting in oil. This comisssion is typical of my bread and butter work for many years. It is still very popular. I have moved on with my own style now this will be viewable soon. Prints available 12x16 at $80. 00 each....
Roger Farr
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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