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

Mackman-Nick-Elephant-sculpture-1.jpg

The wallow - baby Elephant sitting

Nick Mackman SWLA

Ceramic
43 x 45 cm
Mackman-Nick-Elephant-sculpture-3.jpg

The wallow - baby Elephant standing

Nick Mackman SWLA

Ceramic
42 x 53 cm
Manning-Julia-Plethorana.jpg

Plethorana

Julia Manning SWLA

Etching (edition of 60, 39 available)
50 x 45 cm
Manning-Julia-The-Devil's-Teeth-Skokholm.jpg

The Devil's Teeth, Skokholm

Julia Manning SWLA

Woodcut (edition of 17, 9 available)
49 x 58 cm
McKenzie-Julia-Botany Bay - Kent.jpg

Botany Bay - Kent

Julia McKenzie

Ink & watercolour
74 x 93 cm
Mead_Harriet_Damselfly on Stems (5 of 10).jpg

Damselfly on stems

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
90 x 58 x 31
Funnel, Harriet Mead-1.jpg

Funnel

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
87 x 30 x 21
Mead-Harriet-Hasty Hare 2.jpg

Hasty Hare

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
35 x 50 x 15 cm
Mead-Harriet-Saw Blade Crayfish 22.jpg

Saw blade Crayfish

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
15 x 35 x 16
Mead-Harriet-Sickle Jungle Fowl 3.jpg

Sickle tailed Jungle Fowl

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
32 x 50 x 15
Mead-Harriet-Trowel Owl 10.jpg

Trowel Owl

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
54 x 28 x 19
Message-Stephen-Avocets.jpg

Avocets

Stephen Message

Watercolour
48 x 70 cm
Message-Stephen-Fieldfares.jpg

Fieldfares

Stephen Message

Watercolour
50 x 70 cm
Message-Stephen-Grey Plover and Dunlins.jpg

Grey Plover and Dunlins

Stephen Message

Watercolour
45 x 68 cm
Moger-Jill-The-Joust---Knight-Anoles.jpg

'The Joust' - male Knight Anoles

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware
36 x 15 cm
Moger-Jill-The-Raiding-Party---Young-Nile-Monitors.jpg

'The Raiding Party' - young Nile Monitors

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware
51 x 29 cm
Moger-Jill-Emerald-Tree-Monitor.jpg

Emerald Tree Monitor

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware
16 x 16 cm
Moger-Jill-Green-Iguana-Female.jpg

Green Iguana female

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware
33 x 10 cm
Moger-Jill-Leopard-Gecko.jpg

Leopard Gecko

Jill Moger SWLA

Semi porcelain
18 x 12.5 cm
Neill-William-Long-tailed-Duck.jpg

Long-tailed Duck

William Neill SWLA

Acrylic
100 x 50 cm
Neill-William-Low-Tide,-Purple-Sandpipers.jpg

Low tide, Purple Sandpipers

William Neill SWLA

Acrylic
100 x 70 cm
Nevala-Johannes-Common Eiders together in spring.jpg

Common Eiders together in Spring

Johannes Nevala

Watercolour
46 x 53 cm
Paige-John-Wood-Pigeons-Rising.jpg

Wood Pigeons rising

John Paige SWLA

Screenprint (edition of 14, 1 available)
54 x 61 cm
Partington-Peter-Along-the-Hedgerow.jpg

Along the hedgerow - Barn Owl

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
40 x 66 cm
Partington-Peter-Basking-Hare.jpg

Basking Hare

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
51 x 69 cm

Related events

Haslen_Andrew,-Hare-and-Goldfinches.jpg
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.
HM Underwater byKR.jpg
Lecture
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
Edwards-Victoria-Egyptian-Tortoise.jpg
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.jpeg
Lecture
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
Greenhalf, Robert_Waxwings_Woodcut.jpg
Artist Workshop
30 October 2016
SOLD OUT
Atkinson-Kim-Sandwich Tern Colony, Cemlyn.jpeg
Artist Workshop
6 November 2016
SOLD OUT