25 October 2018 to 4 November 2018

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

Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £3 concessions, 50% off with National Art Pass, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, SWLA Friends and under 18s

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 exhibition 2018 sponsored by Terravesta, pioneers of sustainable energy from miscanthus.


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Exhibiting artists

Selected Works

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

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Four-spotted Chasers

Jane Smith SWLA

Screenprint (edition of 6, 1 available)
42 x 46 cm
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Hen Harrier food pass

Jane Smith SWLA

Screenprint (edition of 6, 1 available)
63 x 46 cm
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Nesting Curlew

Jane Smith SWLA

Screenprint (edition of 5, 1 available)
53 x 46 cm
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Marabou

Liane Stevenson

Charcoal
90 x 64 cm
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Autumn patterns

Andrew Stock SWLA

Oil
137 x 76 cm
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Hobby and Willow

Andrew Stock SWLA

Etching & aquatint (edition of 40, 29 available)
34 x 39 cm
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Trebetherick Point

Andrew Stock SWLA

Oil
76 x 106 cm
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Egyptian Vulture: Akbuba 'The White Father'

Sandie M Sutton

Household plastics & street junk
75 x 75 x 40 cm
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Evening repose, Gulls on the shore

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
56 x 66 cm
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Guillemots in the glowing sunset, Isle of May

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
42 x 46 cm
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Guillemots on the rock at low tide, Isle of May

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
38 x 45 cm
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Moorhen chick walking over a caution sign

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
35 x 42 cm
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Puffin looking out of the burrow, Isle of May

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
41 x 51 cm
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Puffins at 'Lady's Bed', Isle of May

Rebecca Thorley-Fox

Oil
50 x 57 cm
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Here's trouble!

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
67 x 82 cm
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Hippo dawn

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
55 x 80 cm
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Jay

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
46 x 45 cm
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Meve's Starlings

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
55 x 77 cm
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On the go

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
52 x 79 cm
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Seeking shade

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
68 x 58 cm
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Thistle and Finch

John Threlfall SWLA

Pastel
68 x 58 cm
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Above Poole Harbour, the Adonis Blue

Richard Tratt SWLA

Oil
47 x 67 cm
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Dark Green Fritillaries and Common Blue

Richard Tratt SWLA

Oil
58 x 58 cm
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Midsummer, the South Downs

Richard Tratt SWLA

Oil
57 x 67 cm
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Painted Lady, Dorset Coast

Richard Tratt SWLA

Oil
38 x 43 cm

Related events

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Special event
25 October 2018
Willows Bird of Prey Centre are joining us with a few of their beautiful birds to act as life models.
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25 October 2018 to 3 November 2018
During The Natural Eye 2018, member artists from the Society of Wildlife Artists will be on hand to meet visitors.
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25 October 2018
An informal talk by Jill Moger SWLA about what Hydrothermal Vents are and the life forms that thrive on and around them.
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Exhibition Tour
25 October 2018
Harriet Mead PSWLA will give a short informal tour of The Natural Eye 2018 on Thursday, October 25 at 2.30 pm.
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26 October 2018
Artist Kittie Jones SWLA will present an informal talk about her experience on the John Busby Seabird Drawing Course, both as a tutor and a student.