Two distinguished old elephants

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (30th Anniversary Dinner)

Elephants in the WildernessThe dazzling Dorchester hotel is a very special place to spend an evening with an artist. Especially with one celebrating 30 years of fundraising dinners to save wildlife.

David is a truly remarkable man, one I have had the pleasure of knowing for 30 years at Gladwell’s.

His work in the conservation of both steam engines and wildlife has given him some incredible subjects to translate to canvas. Some of my favourite examples over the years have been some amazing safari scenes and those wonderful elephants.

Derek Tullett, David Shepherd and Anthony Fuller at the DorchesterAttending a fundraising dinner with my dear wife and friends really reminds me how special the world of art is. The work of one man and his passion for wild animals over such an important time for the World makes me reflect on the future.

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation funds projects in Africa and Asia to save critically endangered mammals in the World. This event hopes through the dinner, auctions and bids in the room to raise more money. As we found out on the night the number of animals being poached and habitat being destroyed is still much higher than it should be, and there is much still to do.

Black tie and smart dinners aside, do pop in to the gallery and see for yourself some typically atmospheric examples of David’s work – we have some fantastic paintings at the moment.

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