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

Forceps Curlew

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 53 x 53 x 25 cm, £1,850

Iron Hawfinch

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 28 x 18 x 15 cm, £1,200

Itchy Hare

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 18 x 17 x 15 cm, £1,250

Leaf rake Pike

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 44 x 120 x 24 cm, £3,750

Sawblade Raven

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 35 x 70 x 30 cm, SOLD

Spoon Wild Dog

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 38 x 67 x 16 cm, £3,000

Stair rod Grasshopper

Harriet Mead PSWLA
Welded found objects, 12 x 37 x 11 cm, £750

Avocets

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 57 x 73 cm, £1,400

Fieldfares

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 62 x 52 cm, £980

Grey Plovers

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 52 x 64 cm, £1,200

Redwings

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 64 x 47 cm, £980

Whimbrels

Stephen Message
Watercolour, 52 x 69 cm, £1,400

Cranwell's Horned Frogs

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 38 x 18 cm, £1,300

Dwarf Tegu Lizard

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 20 x 38 cm, £1,100

Hydrothermal vent (sea chimney)

Jill Moger SWLA
Mixed media: stoneware & ceramic, 183 x 102 cm, NFS

Mexican Spiny Tailed Iguana

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 19 x 30 cm, £1,100

Octopus

Jill Moger SWLA
Stoneware, 35 x 18 cm, £1,300

Guillemot Rock

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 75 x 55 cm, £500

Seaton Cliffs

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 75 x 55 cm, £500

Stack and swirling Kittiwakes

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 46 x 55 cm, £400

Swirling

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 44 x 48 cm, £400

The ledge

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 75 x 95 cm, £850

Two Shags at the arch

Liz Myhill
Watercolour, ink & pastel, 75 x 56 cm, £500

The Machair in January

William Neill SWLA
Watercolour, 47 x 62 cm, £625

Water Rail

William Neill SWLA
Watercolour, 47 x 62 cm, £625

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.