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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Gannets at Bass Rock

Pastel & pencil
37 x 45 cm
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Dotterels

Nick Derry SWLA

Acrylic
59 x 79 cm
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Fulmars

Nick Derry SWLA

Acrylic
78.5 x 62 cm
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Sandwich Terns displaying

Nick Derry SWLA

Acrylic
67 x 78 cm
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Sandwich Terns loafing

Nick Derry SWLA

Acrylic
65 x 85 cm
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African Hunting Dog

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
50 x 40 cm
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African Lion

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
27 x 35 cm
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Hippo and Yellow-billed Stork

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
55 x 81 cm
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Resting Wild Dog

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
35 x 85 cm
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Running Dogs

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
36 x 66 cm
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Wild Dog pack

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
57 x 118 cm
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Fulmars and Gannets (Bempton Cliffs) 2

Sara Dudman

Oil
80 x 80 cm
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Late Summer Sanderlings

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
43 x 52 cm
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Long-tailed Tits, Glen Artney

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
53 x 61 cm
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Merganser on the Quinapoxet

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
52 x 43 cm
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Merlin in Spring oak

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
52 x 43 cm
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Siblings - young Canada Geese

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
43 x 52 cm
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Berwick-upon-Tweed rooftops

Morag Eaton

Paper-plate relief print (edition of 25, 15 available)
36 x 43 cm
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Brown Boobies

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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Gray Tremblers and green coconuts

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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Grey Plover

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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Red Squirrel

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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St Ives Turnstones

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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St Lucia Hummers and Bananaquit

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
x cm
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The hideout, Hermann's Tortoise

Victoria Edwards SWLA

Graphite
48.5 x 60 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.