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November 25, 2019 2 min read

Wildlife Artist of the Year was established by David Shepherd CBE FRSA and embodies his vision for ‘The Art of Survival’ – using art for wildlife conservation.

This famous and popular competition invites a range of artists and art-lovers from around the glove to celebrate our planet's wildlife. It's never been more prevalent to discuss and make changes to our world and the nature within it. Within this competition you will seen paintings, sculptures and other art forms. Last year ARTdiscount were proud sponsors of the Human Impact category. 

Monkey
Winner of Animal Behaviour: ‘All Mine’ by Sarah Cosby

Since the competition began in 2008, it has attracted more than 10,000 entries, raising more than £1.2m to fund David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s (DSWF) vital work.

There are eight categories to enter:

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Earth’s Wild Beauty
  • Endangered: Wildlife In Motion
  • Facing Extinction
  • Human Impact
  • Into the Blue
  • Urban Wildlife
  • Wings

How many times can you enter?
You can enter as many times as you like and to as many categories as you would like (Human Impact category open to young artists aged between 16 and 22 years only).

Exhibition:
Once submissions close, entries will be narrowed down by the acclaimed panel of judges to a final shortlist. All shortlisted submissions will then be exhibited for sale at the at the Mall Galleries, London SW1 between 27 - 31 May. As agreed upon entry, all sales of shortlisted artworks are divided between the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and the Artist. Overall and Category winners will be announced on opening night.

To enter click here. 
For further details click here. 
Cover image from last years runner-up, 'Reflections' by Tamara Pokorny.

Get inspired by viewing more of last years work, click here. 

Good luck to you all! 

WinnerWinner of the 2019 competition:
‘Writhe’ by Stephen Rew

Jessie Crook
Jessie Crook


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