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

24 October 2019 to 3 November 2019
Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, SWLA Friends and those under 25 years of age

Buy the exhibition catalogue

The Natural Eye, the annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists, showcases the very best of fine art inspired by the natural world. Renowned for displaying a wide-ranging collection of exciting and thought-provoking work including sculpture, printmaking, painting and drawing, there will always be something to delight and inspire you.

The Out of the Frame room celebrates the tradition of working from life and will show a selection of field sketches and project work from member artists.


The Natural Eye 2019 is sponsored by Terravesta, world leading Miscanthus specialist. Terravesta is replacing the global dependence on fossil fuels with Miscanthus - a sustainable solution to our planet’s environmental needs.


 

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Selected Works

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

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Raven

Simon Griffiths SWLA
Ceramic (high fired), 59 x 43 cm, £1,550
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Tawny Owl on tall post

Simon Griffiths SWLA
Ceramic (high fired), 170 x 30 cm, SOLD
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Thrush mounted on Oak (I)

Simon Griffiths SWLA
Ceramic (high fired), SOLD
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Thrush mounted on Oak (II)

Simon Griffiths SWLA
Ceramic (high fired), SOLD
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Octopus

Michelle Hall
Bronze, 14 x 18 x 21 cm, £2,000
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Shared space

Lorna Hamilton
Oil, 70 x 80 cm, £1,250
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Tree Frog

Jack Haslam
Etching & aquatint (edition of 10, 10 available), 45 x 45 cm, £250 (£200 u/f)
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Goldfinch

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Linocut (edition of 12), £225
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Hare and Daisies

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Oil & watercolour, £1,250
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Hare and Poppies

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Oil & watercolour, £1,450
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Kingfisher

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Linocut (edition of 40), £275
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The field edge

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Oil & watercolour, SOLD
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Tiger head

Kendra Haste SWLA
Galvanised wire mesh, 38 x 65 x 28 cm, £2,750
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Avocet chase

John Hatton ASWLA
Linocut (edition of 18, 10 available), 48 x 52 cm, £275 (£240 u/f)
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Barn Owl over reeds

John Hatton ASWLA
Woodcut (edition of 24, 15 available), 45 x 52 cm, £250 (£215 u/f)
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Guillemot gathering

John Hatton ASWLA
Woodcut (edition of 20, 15 available), 54 x 66 cm, £325 (£280 u/f)
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Caerlaverock

Lisa Hooper
Linocut (edition of 16, 1 available), 40 x 39 cm, £250 u/f
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Phalaropes, Shetland

Lisa Hooper
Linocut (edition of 19, 2 available), 70 x 86 cm, £490 (£420 u/f)
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Pintail

Lisa Hooper
Linocut (edition of 16, 0 available), 44 x 44 cm, SOLD
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Guillemot colony, St Abb's Head

Nye Hughes
Watercolour, 31 x 36 cm, £290
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Kittiwakes and Shag, Isle of May

Nye Hughes
Watercolour, 61 x 51 cm, £570
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Puffins, Fulmar and Mallow, Fidra Island

Nye Hughes
Watercolour, 55 x 66 cm, £625
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Fox

David Hunt
Acrylic, 71 x 86 cm, SOLD
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Guillemot colony and Lichen

Emily Ingrey-Counter
Soft pastel & charcoal, 36 x 46 cm, £325

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Special event
24 October 2019
Artists inspired by the natural world are invited to bring examples of their work for advice and comment from members of the Society of Wildlife Artists.
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Special event
24 October 2019 to 2 November 2019
Members of the Society of Wildlife Artists will be in the gallery during the Society’s Annual Exhibition to talk to visitors - why not say hello?
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Artist demonstration
24 October 2019
Wildlife Artist Richard Allen SWLA will be in the Gallery demonstrating his work in watercolour. Richard is a member artist of the Society of Wildlife Artists.
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Artist demonstration
24 October 2019
Ceramic sculpture demonstration by Simon Griffiths ASWLA in the Main Gallery during the Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition, The Natural Eye. Simon's ceramic work features in the exhibition.
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Artist Workshop
2 November 2019
We are delighted to welcome back Ballet Central for this special evening of drawing as part of the Museums at Night Festival