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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The clean-up crew

Justin Prigmore

Oil
83 x 129 cm
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The old rivals - Raven and Peregrine

Alastair Proud SWLA

Oil
79 x 110 cm
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Back garden Bats

Linocut (edition of 50, 5 available)
37 x 44 cm
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Gannets - Bempton Cliffs

Linocut (edition of 30, 5 available)
44 x 37 cm
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Swimming with the big blue

Darren Rees SWLA

Acrylic
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White giant in blizzard, Deception Island

Darren Rees SWLA

Watercolour
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Bird studies in dystopia

Derek Robertson

Watercolour
45 x 55 cm
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Graveyard of refugee boats, Sicily

Derek Robertson

Watercolour
45 x 55 cm
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The desert is full of promises

Derek Robertson

Watercolour
45 x 55 cm
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We followed the phone

Derek Robertson

Watercolour
26 x 26 cm
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We used the apps to guide us

Derek Robertson

Watercolour
26 x 26 cm
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Piranha

Jacob Rock

Mixed media
28 x 51 x 10 cm
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Avocet

Chris Rose SWLA

Oil
77 x 120 cm
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Loess

Róbert Sándor

Pitt, paper
57 x 72 cm
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Blue Jellyfish at Pigs Nose

Louise Scammell

Wood lithograph (edition of 5, 5 available)
61 x 48 cm
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Diving birds

Louise Scammell

Wood lithograph (edition of 10, 4 available)
77 x 58 cm
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Spider Crab at Thurlestone

Louise Scammell

Wood lithograph (edition of 5, 5 available)
61 x 46 cm
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Dunlin on passage

Dafila Scott SWLA

Oil
67 x 92 cm
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Hen Harrier, Orkney

Dafila Scott SWLA

Pastel
55 x 92 cm
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Long-tailed Tits and Goldcrest

Dafila Scott SWLA

Oil
67 x 92 cm
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Stranded ice and Killer Whales

Dafila Scott SWLA

Oil
54 x 92 cm
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Behind the old signal box

Chris Sinden SWLA

Linocut (edition of 25, 5 available)
44 x 31 cm
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Heathland chatter

Chris Sinden SWLA

Linocut (edition of 27, 5 available)
40 x 47 cm
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Long-tailed Tits

Chris Sinden SWLA

Linocut (edition of 29, 5 available)
33 x 46 cm
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Displaying Dunlin

Jane Smith SWLA

Screenprint (edition of 4, 1 available)
53 x 46 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.