Magazine & News Articles

Magazine & News Articles

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2017

Hunter’s Horn – Fall 2017

Cover Artist - James Stroud's "The Warrior",  24 x 36, Oil on panel

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Safari Magazine – September/October 2017

The Art Of Safari Club International - Space For Art  - Tips for Collectors who are Running Out of Room   By Corinne Garcia    

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Hunter’s Horn – Summer 2017

Cover Artist -  David Langmead's "Secret Waters", 30 x 39, Oil on canvas

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Portfolio Magazine – March 2017

Call Of Africa's Native Visions Galleries Celebrates It's 30th Anniversary A fixture in South Florida for years, gallery owner Ross Parker heads into his 4th decade with the world's leading wildlife and nature themed fine art business. By Todd Wilkinson

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Native Visions Galleries 2017 Catalogue

Please enjoy our new catalogue. It has been recently released to coincide with our 3oth Anniversary. 1987-2017 ~ 30 Years Of Excellence In Fine Art!

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Safari Magazine – Jan/Feb 2017

Cover artist - David Langmead's "Carmine Chaos", 71" x 50", oil on canvas - NOW SOLD Also available in two sizes as a limited edition giclee (print) - original size, edition of 15; 51 x 36, edition of 49 Contact the galleries for pricing and orders

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2015

Game Trails – Fall 2015

Cover artist - David Langmead

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Western Art & Architecture

Wild Art Bazaar Column - By Todd Wilkinson

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Sporting Classics

A Call For Africa - Three talented artists are creating a spectacular tribute to a legendary African river and its wildlife. By Todd Wilkinson

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2014

Hunter’s Horn

The Africa Of Our Hearts
By Todd Wilkinson

David Langmead's incredible paintings remind us of what the value of wildness really is.

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2013

Safari Magazine

Art of the Hunt - The Magic of Jaco van Schalkwyck
By Todd Wilkinson

Hunters know in their guts and hearts what is authentic in art and what isn't. I'm not merely speaking about accurate anatomical representation, correctly portraying the way an elephant or Cape buffalo appears, or the distinctive body language of waterfowl when descending into decoys, wings locked for landing.

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Sporting Classics

The Survivor
by Todd Wilkinson

Ross Parker has endured a civil war that transformed his homeland and turmoil that changed an entire continent - all while nurturing incredible artistic talents and fighting for wildlife conservation.

I can't tell you, exactly, when I discovered that Ross Parker isn't your average dealer of fine wildlife and sporting art.

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Safari Magazine

The Art Of The Hunt By Todd Wilkinson

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2012

Safari Magazine – Sculpted Elegance

Loet Vanderveen, A Master of Stylized Animals In Bronze, Is Today The True Elder of Wildlife Art
By Todd Wilkinson

Loet Vanderveen may not be a household name among sporting artists. But he is the undisputed elder of modern wildlife art and may boast the distinction of having his works in wider circulation than any other animal sculptor on the planet.

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Las Olas Community News

Native Visions...Oldest Gallery On Las Olas...Always Has Something New!
by Kevin Lane

Native Visions, at 807 East Las Olas, opened in 1987 and has established a niche of Wildlife and Nature Art, "...which sets us apart from most galleries right off the bat," quipped Ross Parker, founder and President. "We are also a primary market gallery - meaning that we deal directly with the artists - all living - and typically don't take consignments or work with antiques."

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Call of Africa’s Ross Parker Featured in Wildlife Art Journal

Why Buy Art? Gallery Owner Ross Parker Provides 13 Compelling Reasons
Founder of Call Of Africa's Native Visions Answers Questions on Every Collector's Mind: Written By Ross Parker

For nearly 30 years, my fine art company, Call of Africa's Native Visions Galleries has built its reputation by serving the needs of both beginning and seasoned art collectors.

Whenever I talk with clients one thing always becomes clear: Art has the power to change people's

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2008

Call of Africa’s Ross Parker Featured in The Floridian Hunter’s Journal (Page 10)

Donor Spotlight: The Survivor
by Todd Wilkinson

He's endured a civil war that transformed his homeland and turmoil that changed an entire continent - all while nurturing incredible artistic talents and fighting for wildlife conservation.

I can't tell you, exactly, when I discovered that Ross Parker isn't your average dealer of fine wildlife and sporting art. But I know this: the epiphany didn't happen at Safari Club International or in one of Parker's

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Artist James Stroud Featured in Wildlife Art Journal

Bushveld Impasto: The Art of James Stroud
South African Paints Animals With A contemporary Sculptural Flair: Written by Wildlife Art Journal Staff

James Stroud paints black zebra stripes with the same flourish of surface texture Vincent van Gogh brought to his sunflowers. And, in laying down thick-hued splotches of paint with a palette knife, be it to accentuate an elephant's trunk or rhinoceros horn, his technique-which is to say, Stroud's way of seeing and sc

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2007

Wildlife Art

John and Suzie Seerey-Lester All-Around Consummate Professionals
by Michael Scott-Blair

For two people who never really set out to be professional artists, John and Suzie Seerey-Lester have probably put together one of the most complete artistic family packages in the world. Art, books, writing, business skills, sales expertise, historical appreciation - it is all there with hard experience to back it up, and all tied together in one package by this fun-loving

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Wildlife Art

Zimbabwean Wood-Carver Mopho Gonde Bushveld Dreaming
by Todd Wilkinson

Mopho Gonde has been dreaming. In the mystical Matopos Hills of southern Zimbabwe, the quiet, bearded sculptor awakens from a six-hour slumber on the precipice of a steep ravine. According to his traditional beliefs, drams are the mediums where artists receive visions passed along from the spirits of departed ancestors. Last night, the offerings were prodigious indeed.

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Wildlife Art

South Africa's David Langmead A Simple Life Close to Nature
By Todd Wilkinson

David and Bronwen Langmead live near the end of a long dirt road. While this, by itself, may not seem extraordinary, the country lane wending past their home into the middle of nowhere is located in the mountainous interior of South Africa. The Langmeads and their three young children inhabit an old converted sheep shed in Nieu Bethesda, a frontier-era village, population 50. From the

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