The Prize Winners for the Natural Eye 2015 were announced at the Private View on Wednesday 28 October to a packed Mall Galleries.

The journalist and author Simon Barnes opened the exhibition and said that "Wildlife is the most wonderful stuff we’ve got on this planet, and here, in room after room, we have a celebration of it. As ever, this exhibition is all about different ways of loving the wild world."

In her President's Foreword Harriet Mead writes that "...the variety of approaches, techniques and skills on display are alwasy an inspiration and makes me very proud of the Society."

Below are the Prize Winning works from this year's Natural Eye exhibition. 

Prizes and Awards


The Roger Clarke Award

Tim Wootton SWLA


Langford Press 3D Award

Adam Binder SWLA


Langford Press Printmaking Award

Julia Manning

The building of Wallasea RSPB

The Langford Press Field Sketches Award

Richard Johnson

Bluethroat Studies

Dry Red Press Printmakers Award

Matt Underwood

Spring Blackbird

RSPB Award

Greg Poole

Short-eared Owl flying near digger

The PJC Drawing Award

Richard Allen

Coastal Birds

The Bird Watch Magazine Artist of the Year Award

Jane Smith ASWLA

Fishing Frenzy

Call for Entries

The Society of Wildlife Artists seeks submissions of work that depict wildlife subjects and evoke the spirit of the natural world. The call for entries open on Tuesday 3 May 2016

For more information please click here.

View more highlights from the exhibition here