26 October 2016 to 6 November 2016

10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)

Please note that traffic and pedestrian access on The Mall will be restricted on Tuesday 1 November, please leave extra time to complete your journey to and from Mall Galleries. 

Main Gallery, North Galleries, Threadneedle Space

Admission: £3, Concession £2.50, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, SWLA Friends and under 18s.

50% off to National Art Pass Holders

This open exhibition celebrates the natural world in all its guises through drawing, printmaking, painting and sculpture. In addition to the huge array of contemporary approaches to conveying wildlife, there will be displays from the Society’s bursary winners and the Out of the Frame room will show fieldwork and sketches from the Society's Turkish Sweetgum Project and RSPB Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project.

A visit to this show will give you a glimpse of the wild in the heart of London.

Exhibiting artists

Andrea Ambrogio
Jim Anderson
Vanna Bartlett
Nicola Bramley
Annie Cockwell-De Jong
Naomi Cook
Paul Dady
Nicholas Day
Madeline Downham
Sara Dudman
Leo de Feu
Evelina Flodstöm
Martin Gibbons
Chris Gilbert
Jack Haslam
Christopher Hicks
Lisa Hooper
David Hunt
Ken Januski
Elizabeth Jorden
Patrick Kennedy
Cathryn Kuhfeld
Natalia Kuptsova
Helen Lopez-Biggin
Julia McKenzie
Stephen Message
Johannes Nevala
Rachel Porter
Venessa Pugh
Gary Ramskill
Stephen Rautenbach
Ian Rendall
Hugh Ribbans
Derek Robertson
Catherine Robinson
Vincenzo Romanelli
Carolyn Simpson
Rebecca Thorley-Fox
Julie Wilson
Loz Wilson
Barry Woodcraft

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition


Zitting Cisticola in a cornfield, Latium, Italy

Federico Gemma SWLA

47 x 64 cm
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Snipe - College Lake

Martin Gibbons

40 x 50 cm
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Woodland triptych

Chris Gilbert

Woodcut (edition of 25, 10 available)
50 x 88 cm

Merlin and Peregrine

Robert Gillmor PPSWLA

Linocut (edition of 10, 4 available)
51.5 x 63 cm

Shore Larks

Robert Gillmor PPSWLA

Linocut (edition of 75, 47 available)
37 x 45 cm

Willy Wix

Robert Gillmor PPSWLA

Linocut (edition of 65, 20 available)
38 x 31 cm

Blakeney Brents

Robert Greenhalf SWLA

41 x 41 cm

Goldfinches & Evening Primroses

Robert Greenhalf SWLA

Woodcut (edition of 100, 74 available)
65 x 41 cm

Sandwich Terns

Robert Greenhalf SWLA

41 x 41 cm

Sleeping Avocets

Robert Greenhalf SWLA

41 x 41 cm

Tideline Terns

Robert Greenhalf SWLA

Woodcut (edition of 100, 77 available)
54 x 54


Simon Griffiths

High fired ceramic
58 x 30 x 27 cm


Jack Haslam

Etching & aquatint (edition of 5, 5 available)
50 x 70 cm
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Owl family

Jack Haslam

Etching & aquatint (edition of 5, 5 available)
50 x 70 cm

Hare & Goldfinches

Andrew Haslen SWLA

Linocut & watercolour (edition of 40, 0 available)
79 x 94.5


John Hatton

Linocut (edition of 20, 5 available)
53 x 53 cm


John Hatton

Linocut (edition of 15, 5 available)
52 x 44 cm


John Hatton

Linocut (edition of 12, 5 available)
54 x 50 cm
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Mevagissey remembered

Christopher Hicks

Block print (edition of 25, 6 available)
41 x 62 cm
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A Summer's day

Lisa Hooper

Foam jigsaw print (edition of 12, 1 available)
29 x 26 cm


Lisa Hooper

Reduction linocut (edition of 20, 1 available)
18 x 36 cm
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Little Terns

Lisa Hooper

Mixed media print (edition of 20, 1 available)
16 x 75 cm
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Short-eared Owl

Lisa Hooper

Reduction linocut (edition of 24, 2 available)
39 x 33 cm
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Away from the rain

David Hunt

50.5 x 96 cm
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird and Turkey Vulture

Ken Januski

Woodcut (edition of 12, 6 available)
26 x 34 cm

Related events

Special event
26 October 2016 to 6 November 2016
Members of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) will be present in the gallery to talk to visitors about the Society and its 53rd Annual Exhibition.
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26 October 2016
Past winners of the Wildlife Trusts Undersea Art Award, Chris Rose and Harriet Mead, will give an informal illustrated talk about their diving experiences
Special event
27 October 2016
We know you love to talk about art, so come along and join fellow art lovers at our Mall Galleries Coffee Mornings and draw live tortoises!
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27 October 2016
SWLA artist Brin Edwards and Jeff Kew, Operations Manager Eastern Region RSPB will be giving an illustrated talk about the third SWLA/RSPB collaborative artist residency project at the Wallasea Island Reserve
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Artist Workshop
30 October 2016
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Artist Workshop
6 November 2016