Karen Laurence-Rowe Wildlife Artist

Karen Laurence-Rowe. Winner Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012.Recipient of the AFC Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award 2015.  Born in Uganda, daughter to a civil engineer, her family lived almost a nomadic existence, moving around East Africa to wherever a road or a bridge was needed.  Home, in those early years was often a prefab wooden site house with lions and hyenas breaking the sounds of the night and constant attacks on the chicken house by various beasts!  With no towns or cities around for hundreds of miles, Karen and her siblings would draw to entertain themselves. These memories of Africa’s virtually … Continue reading Karen Laurence-Rowe Wildlife Artist