The Natural Eye showcases the very best of fine art inspired by the natural world. As such, the Society of Wildlife Artists recognises the best of the best with a series of prizes for a range of specialisms within the field.

The following works were awarded prizes at the Private View of the exhibition on Wednesday 23 October. 



Ben Woodhams SWLA Tufted Ducks on icy water, January, Ronne

Winner of the Birdwatch / Swarovski Artist of the Year Award


Nik Pollard SWLA Colony 5 - Gannets, Bass Rock

Winner of the RSPB Award


Wynona Legg for her body of work in the exhibition

Winner of the Larson-Juhl Award

Work shown: Feeding time at the Gullery


Robert Gillmor PPSWLA Avocet and chicks

Winner of the Birdscapes Gallery 'Conservation through Art' Award


Jane Smith SWLA Under water Gannets

Winner of the Mascot Media 'Nature in Print' Award


Lisa Hooper Caerlaverock

Winner of the Dry Red Press Award


Esther Tyson SWLA for her body of work in the exhibition

Winner of The Terravesta Prize

Work shown: Day two, second fledged



The Natural Eye continues at Mall Galleries until Sunday 3 November.

Plan your visit now or if you can't make it to the exhibition, discover the work online now.

Apply now for The John Busby Seabird Drawing Course Bursaries 2020