Born in Zimbabwe in 1963, Larry Norton grew up on a game farm in North-East Zimbabwe.
Larry Norton Art Gallery
Larry Norton Gallery is located in the Palm Lounge, The Victoria
Falls Hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The Gallery showcases Larry's
current original artwork, as well as hosting private viewings and
painting demonstrations. All of Larry's current available works are on
display and for sale in the Gallery.
The Larry Norton Gallery opened on 29 May 2009 with invited guests enjoying a diverse range of paintings.
Larry has had much success raising funds for wildlife, the environment and the community. Proceeds of sales from charity pieces go directly to selected charities.
Larry has contributed towards the following deserving Trusts and Charity organizations;
Children of the Wilderness
Friends of Hwange
Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit
The Keegan Langley Trust
The Dylan McDermott Fund
Victoria Falls Street Children Project
Dept. of National Parks (Zimbabwe)
Wildlife Society (Zimbabwe)
Zimbabwe Farm Widows Charity
Painted Dog Research
Emerald Hill Children’s Home
Isikolo – Baobab School, Victoria Falls
KidzCan and many others.
The artist and his wife, Sara, embarked on a major fund-raising drive for the Children’s Cancer Unit, Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Sara Norton ran the London Marathon in April 2001 which raised approximately £7,000. Proceeds from the Cape to Cairo exhibition also raised approximately £7,000 for the unit.
In November 2002, the sale of a painting raised approximately £9,000 for the Rainforest Foundation.
In 2006 the auction of a painting raised R40,000 for M'dala Trust for Old Age Pensioners.
In 2010 sales of prints and an original painting raised approximately US$45,000 for Baobab School, through the Isikolo project.