19 October 2017 to 29 October 2017

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

Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission: £4, Concession £2.50, 50% off to National Art Pass Holders.

Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, SWLA Friends and under 18s.

The Natural Eye, the annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists, shows the very best of art inspired by the natural world. The open exhibition shows a wide range of contemporary work from both members and non-members which celebrates the wild whether it is close to home or further afield. The different approaches to the subject ensures a delightful mix of the detailed to the more abstract in many different media including oils, watercolours, pastels, printmaking, drawing and sculpture.  

There will be a number of events held during the exhibition including artist’s talks, portfolio day and printmaking workshops. For more details, visit: www.swla.co.uk

 


Society of Wildlife Artists - Meet the Members

Members of the SWLA will be on hand throughout this year’s Annual Exhibition to meet and greet visitors:

Thursday 19 October (all day) - Kittie Jones

Thursday 19 October (afternoon only) - Brin Edwards

Friday 20 October (all day) - Richard Johnson

Sunday 22 October (all day) - Richard Tratt

Monday 23 October (all day) - Peter Partington

Tuesday 24 October (all day) - Harriet Mead

Thursday 26 October (all day) - Robert Greenhalf

Friday 27 October (all day) - Michael Hampton

Saturday 28 October (all day) - David Parry

Sunday 29 October (morning only) - Richard Allen

The Natural Eye exhibition 2017 sponsored by Terravesta, pioneers of sustainable energy from Miscanthus


 

Selected Works

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

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Two hook Hare

Harriet Mead PSWLA

Welded found objects
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Persecuted

Ama Menec

Patinated bronze (edition of 50, 48 available)
11 x 12 x 13 cm
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Avocets

Stephen Message

Watercolour
49 x 64 cm
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Common Terns

Stephen Message

Watercolour
42 x 59 cm
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Sanderlings

Stephen Message

Acrylic
49 x 70 cm
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Eyed Lizard on a Log

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware ceramic
14 x 28 cm
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Octopus on Rock with Mussels

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware ceramic
34 x 27 cm
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Two Young Hawksbill Turtles

Jill Moger SWLA

Stoneware ceramic
29 x 25 cm
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Barn Owl at Avebury

David Parry SWLA

Oil
33 x 40 cm
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Nuthatch

David Parry SWLA

Watercolour
56 x 46 cm
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Peregrine

David Parry SWLA

Oil
35 x 45 cm
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Piping Oystercatchers

Bruce Pearson SWLA

Relief print (edition of 12, 4 available)
79 x 52 cm
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Winter Birds, Senegal

Bruce Pearson SWLA

Watercolour & mixed media
76 x 112 cm
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"I must go down to the seas again"

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Monotype
44 x 44 cm
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Harlequin Win!

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
25.5 x 25.5 cm
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Morning Egret

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
25.5 x 25.5 cm
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Woodland afternoon 15.7.17

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
25 x 25 cm
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Woodland afternoon 19.7.17

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
25 x 25 cm
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Woodland afternoon 24.7.17

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
25 x 25 cm
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Woodland Summer Song

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Monotype
44 x 44 cm
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Carder Bee on Toadflax

Greg Poole SWLA

Gouache & wax crayon
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Gatekeepers and Bees on Scabious

Greg Poole SWLA

Gouache & wax crayon
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Leafy Sea Dragon

Bill Prickett SWLA

Birch plywood
24 x 10 x 24.5 cm
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Manta

Bill Prickett SWLA

Lignum vitae
19 x 18 x 20 cm
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Peregrine and Stormy Skies

Alastair Proud SWLA

Oil
29 x 39 cm

Related events

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Artist Workshop
19 October 2017
Learn the basics of screen printing, and finish by making your own three-colour print
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Artist Workshop
19 October 2017
with SWLA members Harriet Mead and Kittie Jones
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Artist Workshop
20 October 2017
with SWLA member Darren Rees
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Lecture
20 October 2017
Terravesta illustrated talk
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Artist Workshop
22 October 2017
Explore different ways of applying and removing ink from a block
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Lecture
24 October 2017
Terravesta illustrated talk
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Special event
26 October 2017
Inspired by the Society of Wildlife Artists we will have live animal life models!
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Lecture
27 October 2017
BTO illustrated talk