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. 

 

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


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Selected Works

Western Lowland Gorilla (Seated)

Iain Nutting
Welded steel, 43 x 36 x 24 cm, £2,500

Backwater Heron

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 41 x 92 cm, £2,500

Godwits and Dunlin - Somerset Levels

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 36 x 43 cm, £850

Morning Grebes

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 49 x 39 cm, £1,250

Roe Deer in the bluebells

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 41 x 92 cm, £2,500

Sleepy Hare and Red-legged Partridge

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 32 x 56 cm, SOLD

St James' Tufties

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 41 x 111 cm, £1,900

Waders on the ebb tide

Peter Partington SWLA
Oil, 59 x 102 cm, £2,950

Polar Bear

Bruce Pearson SWLA
Drypoint & carborundum (edition of 6, 3 available), 102 x 70 cm, £495 u/f

Axmouth Hill - The hanging field

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 36 x 36 cm, £415

Morning Egret II - River Asker

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 30 x 30 cm, £365

Morning Egret III - River Asker

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 30 x 30 cm, £365

Sid Valley - South beyond the Willowherb

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 36 x 36 cm, £415

The delight of the fishing forecast

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 28 x 64 cm, £575

The purpose of river island wading

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 28 x 64 cm, £575

The surprising attitude of Spring snow

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 28 x 64 cm, £575

The tangled busy-ness of early Summer

Antonia Phillips SWLA
Acrylic, 39 x 39 cm, £485

Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 2

Nik Pollard SWLA
Mixed media, £600

Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 3

Nik Pollard SWLA
Mixed media, £600

Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 4

Nik Pollard SWLA
Mixed media, £600

Leopard & Carmine Bee-eater

Greg Poole SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 50, 46 available), 70 x 50 cm, £520 (u/f)

Oystercatchers, Starlings & Dunlin

Greg Poole SWLA
Woodcut (edition of 20, 1 available), 50 x 50 cm, SOLD

Seal studies, Rathlin

Adele Pound
Graphite, 66 x 84 cm, £475

Creeping Newts

Beatrice von Preussen
Hand coloured etching (edition of 10, 7 available), 20 x 15 cm, £160 u/f

Silverback

Bill Prickett ASWLA
Fallen Oak (lightening strike), 60 x 53 x 35 cm, £8,000

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.