Australia's foremost sculptor, Stephen Walker, was born in Victoria in 1927 and now lives in Tasmania. He has a strong empathy and affection for Australian wildlife, and has designed medals including the Serventy Conservation medal and the Joseph Banks Memorial Lecture medal for the Royal Society of Tasmania. He is known for excellence in design.
Walker's other works include a fountain at the Macquarie University Sculpture Park, a sculpture of fauna at the Reserve Bank in Hobart, a fountain in Alfred Street, Sydney and a sculpture in the foyer of the Menzies Centre for Population Health Research, Hobart.
Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia website http://www.wpsa.org.au/default2.asp?contentID=55.