A New Zealand-based artist Gordon Pembridge has developed a lifelong connection with nature. This association with Mother Earth is frequently the main source of inspiration for his impressive wooden vessels that incorporate elements of natural history and portray colorful local wildlife. He spent his first ten years in Kenya and as a young kid being fortunate enough to experience the wilds life of Africa, along with numerous an adventure in the bush, he has developed a passion for natural history.
The Kenyan born artist “Gordon Pembridge” gets the majority of his timber from storm-felled trees, and shapes it with a lathe, however the real magic occurs when he meticulously hand-carves amazingly detailed wildlife scenes with a high-speed engraver. Therefore, these often feature flora and fauna from his most beloved places - Africa and Oceania. Lastly, Gordon forms fitting color conformations and applies them with an airbrush.