“All my life, I have been fascinated by animals. I love observing creatures in their own surroundings, going about their daily lives. Their antics, uniqueness and the innate honesty that make them… them. My paintings reflect this.”

– Ros Burke

Limited edition prints are now available for these original wildlife artworks.

Original oil paintings can also be requested for pets. 

Choose your Artwork Category

Limited edition prints are available for each wildlife artwork. Each print is presented with matt board, ready to frame.

Portraits of your pets can be requested. These are painted in oils on canvas.

Artworks

Zodiac Families

Pet Portraits

About the Artist

I have loved animals for as long as I can remember. I enjoy watching creatures in their own surroundings, going about their daily lives. I love their antics and their uniqueness, and I love their innate honesty.

When presented with the opportunity, I visit zoos in Australia and overseas, taking photographs of the various animals they care for.

I was fortunate enough to visit and stay in the Katmai National Park in Alaska several years ago where I observed brown bears, sea otters and eagles in their natural environment. I had a similar experience in the Outer Hebrides where I saw Puffins, a variety of sea birds and seals.

I was drawn to begin painting animals at the beginning of 2006 after I saw an amazing painting of a gorilla and knew that was what I wanted to do in my spare time. At the time I was working full time as a consultant in safety and rehabilitation, having originally worked as an Occupational Therapist in the health and education sectors. I then joined a large corporate and later began helping large businesses set up programs to assist workers who had been injured at work.

Although I don’t have formal art qualifications, I have attended art classes since 2006 with artists Sonja Georgeson, Robbie Hodge and Rachel Carroll, who have introduced me to oils and soft pastels. I was already using acrylics when I began these classes, a medium I had learnt in various workshops in the years before I got the urge to focus on animals.

I retired at the end of 2021 and now have more time to focus on my art. I have since had the opportunity to exhibit my work at a fundraiser for the Ukraine and at private galleries with other female artists.

Now that I am no longer working full time, I hope to continue my travels overseas to visit and photograph various animals in their natural environments, and to use these images as the basis for my paintings. I have also started to dabble in human and pet portraiture.

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