African Grasslands

Forrest Miller's avatar Forrest Miller

"African Grasslands" The grasslands of Africa are home to many large animals. The African Wildlife Foundation says “The savanna grasslands have warm temperatures year round. Characterized by rolling, low grasses and dotted with trees, this ecosystem stretches from the horn of Africa west across the continent and is home to cheetahs, lions, elephants, gazelles, and many other species.” This series of three paintings shows these beautiful animals in their habitat, an idealized but shrinking picture. The African Wildlife Foundation says “climate change, human expansion, and aggressive agriculture are shrinking this formerly vast landscape and threatening the species that call it home.” It is my hope these paintings are a reminder to us of the importance of preserving habitats and species all over the world.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Medium: Oil
  • Width: 12 feet
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: 60 inches