Brian Jarvi - Artist Biography & Resume
Brian Jarvi`s career has spanned more than a quarter century. In 1989, his career took a pivotal
turn following a month long safari to Kenya and Tanzania. Interest transformed into passion for the flora, fauna, land, and people of Africa beckoned him back ten times since, and consequently subjects of The Dark Continent have come to dominate his work.
The universal appeal of the great iconic species he paints has created a broad international
audience for his work, and he is now considered one of the World`s premiere painters of African
Brian Jarvi has received numerous honors and awards in that time, including the prestigious
Award of Excellence from the Society of Animal Artists, and twice being named Safari Club
International`s Artist of the Year. His artwork has been used to raise hundreds of thousands of
dollars by numerous conservation organizations, and his concerns run deep for the future of
Africa`s natural world.