'Eric Wilson is one of Great Britain's leading wildlife artists, a multi-award winner whose paintings are now widely collected throughout the world.
He has had sell out exhibitions in London, Germany and the United States. His paintings have appeared in numerous magazines and books and original works have been auctioned at Christies in London.
Eric has recently been the subject of a Sky Television documentry 'Zeitgeist' about his life and work.
He is also a respected teacher of art, with students coming from as far away as Australia for his lessons and he has taught classes in Italy, Holland, Germany, Austria and Thailand. His instructional DVD 'Pastel Masterclass' has been a huge success selling all over the world.
The world wide appeal of Eric's work is not only the craftsmanship of his paintings, but the fact that he has spent a lifetime studying these animals in the wild, from Polar Bears in the frozen north, Gorillas in Zaire, to Tigers in Nepal. Eric paints wildlife from his own direct experience'.
Eric lives in Buxton, Derbyshire. He has three children: Jasmine aged 20, Scott aged 18 and Bjorn aged 5.
" Without any doubt, my children are my greatest works of art "