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

Dunbar Kittiwakes

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

Feeding Curlew

Kittie Jones SWLA
Monotype, 74 x 56 cm, £750

Gannet colony, Bass Rock

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

Grey seals, Isle of May

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

On the edge 1

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

On the edge 2

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

Tern colony, Isle of May

Kittie Jones SWLA
Charcoal, pastel & graphite, 76 x 94 cm, £895

Wood Mice in the barn

Cathryn Kuhfeld
Oil, 21 x 87 cm, £1,800

Voyager

Matthew Lintott
Woodcut (edition of 1, 1 available), 65 x 111 cm, £750

Deer Under Cover

Rachel Lockwood SWLA
Oil, 68 x 79 cm, £1,750

Foxes Search Blue Wood

Rachel Lockwood SWLA
Oil, 70 x 82 cm, £1,795

Pigeons in a Nook

Rachel Lockwood SWLA
Oil, 68 x 79 cm, £1,750

Twins in the Nest

Rachel Lockwood SWLA
Oil, 56 x 64 cm, £1,295

'That Christmas Day feeling' - Hyena

Nick Mackman SWLA
Ceramic, 20 x 55 cm, £2,250

'That feels good' - Wild Dog pup

Nick Mackman SWLA
Ceramic, 30 x 45 cm, £2,500

'You looking at me?' - Warthog

Nick Mackman SWLA
Ceramic mixed media, 20 x 55 cm, £2,995

The challenge - Sable Antelope

Nick Mackman SWLA
Bronze (edition of 9, 1 available), 25 x 75 cm, £9,950

Crab Bay (Skokholm Island)

Julia Manning SWLA
Etching / linocut (edition of 25, 2 available), 82 x 76 cm, £510 (£400 u/f)

Dale of Walls (Shetland)

Julia Manning SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 13, 10 available), 54.5 x 52.5 cm, £320 (£240 u/f)

Returning tide (Shetland)

Julia Manning SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 25, 6 available), 91 x 84 cm, £860 (£690 u/f)

Young Moorhen, Rickmansworth

Anna Marett
Monoprint & mixed media, 21 x 29 cm, £200

Billy Witch

Melanie Mascarenhas
Oil based monotype, 34 x 41 cm, £420

Carpenters, cutters & curios

Melanie Mascarenhas
Oil & water based monotype, 46 x 35 cm, £380

Damselfly - Imago

Melanie Mascarenhas
Oil based monotype, 29 x 28 cm, £300
Harriet Mead PSWLA Hook Hare

Coat hook Hare

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 12 x 28 x 8 cm, £750

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.