A noted wildlife artist specialising in primates, Essex-born Stephen D. Nash received degrees in graphic design/natural history illustration from the Royal College of Art, London. Nash worked for Conservation International, and has illustrated numerous books, including: Primates of West Africa, Lemurs of Madagascar, and Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Primates volume. He has won numerous awards and has been commemorated through the use of his name for the Brazilian titi monkey – Callicebus stephennashi. Nash is currently based at Stony Brook University, Long Island, New York, as visiting research associate professor. (See also previous blog.)
For examples of Nash’s work, see titles mentioned. His illustrations have been used to identify the various primates.