North Island Kokako by Paul Martinson - 2016
This limited edition print has been developed to support the conservation and forest restoration work being undertaken at Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, New Zealand.
Paul Martinson is known internationally for his detailed, lifelike paintings of New Zealand’s rare and extinct birds. He has exhibited widely and his work has been published in several books. His commissions include local and international postage stamps featuring birds.
Paul has a deep commitment to conservation issues and his art has helped raise funds for a number of conservation projects.
The North Island Kokako were reintroduced to the Pukaha Mount Bruce Forest in 2003 and are now establishing a sustainable population. The artist has been inspired to paint this work by observing one of these birds.
The artist has generously made his work available for a limited edition of 250 prints. A certificate of authenticity will be provided with every print sold