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


Brunnich's Guillemots - Alkefjellet on the 4th July

Nick Elton
Watercolour, 80 x 100 cm, SOLD

Seabird cliffs, Isle of May

Leo du Feu
Watercolour, 40 x 50 cm, £650

Summer sun, Isle of May

Leo du Feu
Ink & watercolour, 35 x 47 cm, £550


Jenny Finch
Oil, 34 x 40 cm, £240

Barnacles on the Solway

John Foker SWLA
Oil, x cm, £740

Moorhen at Spixworth

John Foker SWLA
Oil, 46 x 36 cm, £460

Shelduck dunes

John Foker SWLA
Oil, 66 x 65 cm, £790

Three Goldfinches

John Foker SWLA
Oil, 34 x 32 cm, £460

Wheatears arriving, sound of Sleat

John Foker SWLA
Oil, x cm, SOLD


John Foker SWLA
Linocut (edition of 45, 19 available), 31 x 29 cm, £170 u/f

Goldfinches on thistle

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 44 x 69 cm, SOLD

Herons, Flamingos and Gulls, Orbetello Lagoon, Tuscany

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 69 x 89 cm, £1,000

Red Fox and puddle

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 69 x 89 cm, SOLD

Spoonbills, Orbetello Lagoon, Tuscany

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 70 x 89 cm, SOLD

Tengmalm's Owl, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 58 x 89 cm, SOLD

Water Rail, Burano Lake, Tuscany

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 50 x 72 cm, £620

Winter male Chaffinch

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 61 x 41 cm, £425

Wren on rock

Federico Gemma SWLA
Watercolour, 69 x 49 cm, £600

The Bewicks are back

Robert Gillmor PPSWLA
Linocut (edition of 24, 1 available), 30 x 40 cm, SOLD

Butterfly coral

Madeline Goold SWLA
English alabaster, 41 x 36 x 20 cm, £2,250

Endangered species: Coral study

Madeline Goold SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 1, 1 available), 60 x 50 cm, £450


Madeline Goold SWLA
Limestone, 33 x 28 x 9 cm, £1,950

Two birds fighting over a fish

Madeline Goold SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 1, 1 available), 50 x 76 cm, £500

Barn Owl

Robert Greenhalf SWLA
Oil, 41 x 41 cm, £520

Bewick's Swans & Lapwings

Robert Greenhalf SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 100, 79 available), 53 x 53 cm, £140 u/f

Related events

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.
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.
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.