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Tapanuli Orangutan

£80.00 GBP

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Holly Lewis

23cm x 30.5cm


I love orangutans, they are fascinating creatures that are always in the topic of conversation about extinction. When I was deciding on what animal to paint, an article appeared on my phone that day about the threat of Tapanuli Orangutans. Due to these animals being killed, captured or translocated the Tapanuli Orangutan could be the first great ape species to go extinct in modern times, with no more than 800 of them in existence.

Holly is an acrylic painter based in the North West. After studying theatre design and freelancing as a scenic painter, Holly's love for painting and animals has taken her down a path of pet portraiture and wildlife art. She now challenges herself to become a full time artist in the future. 

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