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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Jays & Song Thrush

Michael Warren SWLA

Watercolour
52 x 72 cm
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Kingfisher pair on Alder

Darren Woodhead SWLA

Watercolour
76 x 56 cm
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Small Copper Butterflies and passing Stoat

Darren Woodhead SWLA

Watercolour
62 x 60 cm
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A reason to believe; fledged Kittiwakes at last

Tim Wootton SWLA

Oil
70 x 50 cm
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An Autumn shower

Tim Wootton SWLA

Oil
75 x 55 cm
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In an Orkney coastal garden; Painted Lady on Hebe

Tim Wootton SWLA

Pencil, watercolour & gouache
40 x 40 cm
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In my garden; Red Admirals on Buddleia

Tim Wootton SWLA

Pencil, watercolour & gouache
40 x 40 cm
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Kittiwake flight studies I

Tim Wootton SWLA

Pencil, watercolour & gouache
55 x 45 cm
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Kittiwake flight studies II

Tim Wootton SWLA

Pencil, watercolour & gouache
60 x 50 cm
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Netherton Steggs, Warebeth, Stromness

Tim Wootton SWLA

Oil
70 x 55 cm
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Razorlight

Tim Wootton SWLA

Oil
75 x 50

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.