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. 

26 October 2016 to 6 November 2016
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

The wallow - baby Elephant sitting

Nick Mackman SWLA
Ceramic, 43 x 45 cm, £2,950

The wallow - baby Elephant standing

Nick Mackman SWLA
Ceramic, 42 x 53 cm, £2,950


Julia Manning SWLA
Etching (edition of 60, 39 available), 50 x 45 cm, £280 (£200 u/f)

The Devil's Teeth, Skokholm

Julia Manning SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 17, 9 available), 49 x 58 cm, £340 (£260 u/f)
Julia McKenzie Botany Bay - Kent

Botany Bay - Kent

Julia McKenzie
Ink & watercolour, 74 x 93 cm, £850

Damselfly on stems

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 90 x 58 x 31, £1,200


Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 87 x 30 x 21, £3,000

Hasty Hare

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 35 x 50 x 15 cm, £1,950

Saw blade Crayfish

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 15 x 35 x 16, £950

Sickle tailed Jungle Fowl

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 32 x 50 x 15, SOLD

Trowel Owl

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 54 x 28 x 19, £3,500


Stephen Message
Watercolour, 48 x 70 cm, SOLD


Stephen Message
Watercolour, 50 x 70 cm, SOLD

Grey Plover and Dunlins

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 45 x 68 cm, £1,400

'The Joust' - male Knight Anoles

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 36 x 15 cm, £1,100

'The Raiding Party' - young Nile Monitors

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 51 x 29 cm, SOLD

Emerald Tree Monitor

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 16 x 16 cm, £850

Green Iguana female

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 33 x 10 cm, £950

Leopard Gecko

Jill Moger SWLA
Semi porcelain, 18 x 12.5 cm, £500

Long-tailed Duck

William Neill SWLA
Acrylic, 100 x 50 cm, £1,900

Low tide, Purple Sandpipers

William Neill SWLA
Acrylic, 100 x 70 cm, £1,900

Common Eiders together in Spring

Johannes Nevala
Watercolour, 46 x 53 cm, £660

Wood Pigeons rising

John Paige SWLA
Screenprint (edition of 14, 1 available), 54 x 61 cm, £400

Along the hedgerow - Barn Owl

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 40 x 66 cm, SOLD

Basking Hare

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 51 x 69 cm, £2,500

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.
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
Vctoria Edwards SWLA, Egyptian Tortoise (detail)
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!
Nik Pollard SWLA
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
Robert Greenhalf SWLA, Waxwings
Artist Workshop
30 October 2016
Kim Atkinson SWLA, Sandwich Tern Colony, Cemlyn
Artist Workshop
6 November 2016