Russ walker was born in
Southern Oregon, and was raised in a small farm on the banks of the famous
Rogue River. From an early age Russ was sketching and painting wildlife and the
magnificent landscapes around his home. Artistic desire, and a love for the
wild country, together with observations of wildlife and their habitats, helped
guide Russ in all of his paintings.
Russ married Alice Clark from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Together they have five sons and two daughters. Russ and Alice find great joy in their family and church.
Russ spent two years in Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon for his church. Russ spent seven years in the military, ending up in the Texas Army National Guard. He was in an Airborne unit and has 46 jumps.
A favorite statement of Russ, is also an insight into his attitude towards life. "Nothing is quite so beautiful as the beauty of nature." Russ hopes you enjoy his work as much as he enjoys creating it.
The inspiration for his paintings results from a lifetime in the mountains and wilderness of the Pacific northwest. The region has always been the home of an extra ordinary range of wildlife. Even as the world enters a new century, the Pacific Northwest still finds a great many of it's resources in tact. There remains great tracts of wilderness; beautiful lakes, rivers and magnificent mountains that have always has a hold on Russ. He feels honored that you find his art pleasing and hopes you find satisfaction in his work throughout the time you have it.
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