25 October 2018 to 4 November 2018

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

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Western Lowland Gorilla (Seated)

Iain Nutting

Welded steel
43 x 36 x 24 cm
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Backwater Heron

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
41 x 92 cm
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Godwits and Dunlin - Somerset Levels

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
36 x 43 cm
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Morning Grebes

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
49 x 39 cm
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Roe Deer in the bluebells

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
41 x 92 cm
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Sleepy Hare and Red-legged Partridge

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
32 x 56 cm
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St James' Tufties

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
41 x 111 cm
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Waders on the ebb tide

Peter Partington SWLA

Oil
59 x 102 cm
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Polar Bear

Bruce Pearson SWLA

Drypoint & carborundum (edition of 6, 3 available)
102 x 70 cm
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Axmouth Hill - The hanging field

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
36 x 36 cm
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Morning Egret II - River Asker

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
30 x 30 cm
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Morning Egret III - River Asker

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
30 x 30 cm
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Sid Valley - South beyond the Willowherb

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
36 x 36 cm
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The delight of the fishing forecast

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
28 x 64 cm
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The purpose of river island wading

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
28 x 64 cm
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The surprising attitude of Spring snow

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
28 x 64 cm
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The tangled busy-ness of early Summer

Antonia Phillips SWLA

Acrylic
39 x 39 cm
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Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 2

Nik Pollard SWLA

Mixed media
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Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 3

Nik Pollard SWLA

Mixed media
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Emperor Dragonfly, drawing 4

Nik Pollard SWLA

Mixed media
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Leopard & Carmine Bee-eater

Greg Poole SWLA

Woodcut (edition of 50, 46 available)
70 x 50 cm
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Oystercatchers, Starlings & Dunlin

Greg Poole SWLA

Woodcut (edition of 20, 1 available)
50 x 50 cm
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Seal studies, Rathlin

Adele Pound

Graphite
66 x 84 cm
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Creeping Newts

Beatrice von Preussen

Hand coloured etching (edition of 10, 7 available)
20 x 15 cm
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Silverback

Bill Prickett SWLA

Fallen Oak (lightening strike)
60 x 53 x 35 cm

Related events

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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.
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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.
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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.