Wildlife Artist of the Year 2017
David Shepherd Wildlife
Aug. 21, 2017
2017 Wildlife Artist of the Year Open for Entries
Moving into its tenth anniversary year the UKs most prestigious wildlife art competition is now open for entries. This fabulous international art competition, launched by conservation charity the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) in 2008 to help raise funds and awareness for endangered wildlife, showcases its stunning shortlist of over 150 entries at London’s Mall Galleries next summer.
Adding to the prestige of being exhibited at one of London’s premier galleries comes a £10,000 sponsored top prize making it is a competition not to be missed. Open to amateur and professional artists over the age of 17 it accepts all genres (excluding photography) in the following categories:
• Animal Behaviour
• Earth’s Beautiful Creatures
• Hidden World
• Into the Blue
• Urban Wildlife
• Vanishing Fast
• Wings, Feathered or Otherwise
Entry costs: £25 with a concessionary rate of £10 for DSWF members, 17-25 year olds and the over 60s.
Entry is open until February 20th with full terms and conditions available on line at www.davidshepherd.org or by calling DSWF on 01483 272323.
About Wildlife Artist of the Year
The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s (DSWF) annual Wildlife Artist of the Year competition has become a major event in the artists and art-buyers calendar. Attracting artists from around the world 2017 will be the competition’s 10th anniversary year.
The competition forms the heart of the charity’s week of wildlife art at the Mall Galleries and is complemented each year with original works from supporting artists and in 2017 will include special 10th anniversary events.
Since it began, the event has raised over £320,000 for conservation projects supported by David’s eponymous wildlife charity, protecting endangered wildlife across Africa and Asia.
The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is a UK registered charity (1106893) working to protect endangered species in the wild. For more see www.davidshepherd.org