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

Pangolin

Stephen Rautenbach
Bronze (edition of 12, 12 available), 30 x 30 x 35 cm, £9,637

Bear and rusty pine

Darren Rees SWLA
Acrylic, 45 x 53 cm, £750

Black Bear family

Darren Rees SWLA
Acrylic, 45 x 53 cm, £750

First Adelies, Horseshoe Island

Darren Rees SWLA
Watercolour, 45 x 53 cm, £450

Humpbacks, Gerlache Strait

Darren Rees SWLA
Acrylic, 140 x 120 cm, £4,500

Kings in the rain

Darren Rees SWLA
Watercolour, 45 x 53 cm, £550

Magellanic Penguins, Gypsy Cove

Darren Rees SWLA
Watercolour, 45 x 53 cm, £450

Moulting Gentoo, Port Lockroy

Darren Rees SWLA
Watercolour, 45 x 53 cm, £450

Sleeping Elephant Seal

Darren Rees SWLA
Watercolour, 45 x 53 cm, £450

Feeding Sanderling

Ian Rendall
Watercolour, 40 x 30 cm, SOLD

Roosting Black-headed Gulls

Ian Rendall
Watercolour, 29 x 39 cm, £320

Gone fishing

Hugh Ribbans
Linocut (edition of 50, 47 available), 58 x 38 cm, £220 (£150 u/f)

General impressions of size and shape

Derek Robertson
Watercolour, 114 x 120 cm, £3,950

Migration II

Catherine Robinson
Reduction woodcut (edition of 9, 6 available), 53 x 73 cm, £360 (£300 u/f)

Mountain Ibex

Vincenzo Romanelli
Bronze, 83 x 60 x 40 cm , £6,500

Long-eared Owl

Chris Rose SWLA
Acrylic, 70 x 90 cm, SOLD

Bat-eared Foxes foraging at dusk in the Kalahari

Dafila Scott SWLA
Pastel, 38 x 51 cm, £525

Cranes over the fen

Dafila Scott SWLA
Oil, 51 x 76 cm, SOLD

Gemsbok at dusk

Dafila Scott SWLA
Pastel, 38 x 51 cm, SOLD

Godwits & Lapwings at high tide

Dafila Scott SWLA
Pastel, 38 x 51 cm, £525

Grey-headed Albatross, Antarctic Peninsula

Dafila Scott SWLA
Oil, 120 x 100 cm, £1,150

Shelducks resting & preening

Dafila Scott SWLA
Pastel, 25 x 38 cm, £385

Feathered form

Carolyn Simpson
Soapstone, 17 x 39 x 19, SOLD

Ghost

Chris Sinden SWLA
Linocut (edition of 26, 5 available), 32 x 42 cm, £175 (£140 u/f)

Goldfinches 2

Chris Sinden SWLA
Linocut (edition of 22, 5 available), 33 x 44 cm, £225 (£180 u/f)

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.
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
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
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
Robert Greenhalf SWLA, Waxwings
Artist Workshop
30 October 2016
SOLD OUT
Kim Atkinson SWLA, Sandwich Tern Colony, Cemlyn
Artist Workshop
6 November 2016
SOLD OUT