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

25 October 2018 to 4 November 2018
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. Each day a member artist will be at the gallery to meet visitors and share their experiences of creating their work.

 

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


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Selected Works

Hawfinches

Robert Greenhalf SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 100, 80 available), 65 x 41 cm, £210 (£140 u/f)

Heron and Shelducks

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

Lapwings, evening

Robert Greenhalf SWLA
Oil, 41 x 41 cm, £500

Oystercatchers flying in

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

Shelducks and Godwits

Robert Greenhalf SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 100, 80 available), 53 x 53 cm, £210 (£140 u/f)

Little Owl pair

Simon Griffiths ASWLA
High fired ceramic, 28 x 47 cm, £820

Magpie 1

Simon Griffiths ASWLA
High fired ceramic, 49 x 31 cm, £480

Magpie 2

Simon Griffiths ASWLA
High fired ceramic, 37 x 37 cm, £480

Roe buck

Simon Griffiths ASWLA
Bronze (edition of 24, 22 available), 35.5 x 35 cm, £3,600

Roe doe

Simon Griffiths ASWLA
Bronze (edition of 24, 22 available), 38.5 x 29 cm, £3,600

Shore crab

Michelle Hall
Bronze (edition of 50, 50 available), 6 x 18 x 14 cm, £1,200

Siskin, Wareham Forest, Dorset

Paul Hartley
Oil, 34 x 34 cm, £400

Water Pipit, the island, St Ives

Paul Hartley
Oil, 22 x 34 cm, £350

Fieldfare

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Linocut (edition of 75, 10 available), £225 (£195 u/f)

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Linocut (edition of 75, 10 available), £225 (£195 u/f)

Painted Lady

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Oil, £600

Resting Hare

Andrew Haslen SWLA
Linocut (edition of 75, 10 available), £225 (£195 u/f)

Patterns of Avocets

John Hatton ASWLA
Linocut (edition of 12, 6 available), 54 x 64 cm, £350 (£310 u/f)

The Lapwing field

John Hatton ASWLA
Woodcut (edition of 8, 4 available), 69 x 82 cm, £460 (£420 u/f)

Visitors from the North

John Hatton ASWLA
Linocut (edition of 12, 4 available), 53 x 53 cm, £325 (£285 u/f)

Kep Petrel party

Vickie Heaney
Linocut (edition of 40, 32 available), 31 x 40 cm, £200 (£95 u/f)

Autumn - Wryneck

Christopher Hicks
Block print (edition of 7, 5 available), 40 x 36 cm, £150 (£120 u/f)

Turnstone at Bembridge

Christopher Hicks
Block print (edition of 5, 2 available), 44 x 36 cm, £175 (£145 u/f)

Black-throated Diver, Assynt

Lisa Hooper
Collagraph (edition of 20, 2 available), 38 x 89 cm, £350 (£300 u/f)

Eiders, Cumbrae

Lisa Hooper
Reduction woodcut (edition of 20, 2 available), 45 x 78 cm, £360 (£300 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.
Federico Gemma
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.
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.
Harriet Mead PSWLA, Sawblade Raven
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.
Kittie Jones SWLA
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.