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The 2017 Wildlife Art International Annual Exhibition at Nature in Art Awards Page

 

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AWARDS AND COMMENTS

INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Andrea Brun for ‘Learning to fly'  
Learning to Fly by Andrea Brun
Andrea Brun Award Winner

Judges Comments: We loved the focus of the duckling looking at the butterfly

Andrea Brun receiving his International Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering



ST CUTHBERTS MILL AWARD - BEST WORK ON PAPER

Julie Longdon for 'Eye in the sky'  
Eye in the sky by Julie Longdon
Julie Longdon Award Winner
Judges Comments:
Strong image with wonderful pencil work
Julie Longdon receiving her St Cuthberts Mill Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering




Lady Scott Award (Photographs)

Ros Rouse for 'Buffalo - South Africa, Not Plenty More Fish in the Sea, Running for my Life'
Buffalo South Africa by Ros Rouse
Not plenty more fish in the sea Running for my life by Ros Rouse Ros Rouse Award Winner
Judges Comments: To follow Ros Rouse receiving her Lady Scott Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering


GOLD CITATION

Jill Collier for 'Coral Reef ' (Sculpture)  
Coral Reef by Jill Collier
Jill Collier Award Winner
Judges Comments: Amazing amount of work and a fantastic use of the materials
Astonishing detail
Jill Collier receiving her Gold Citation Award (Sculpture), presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

GOLD CITATION

Lynne Davies for 'Lion Study'  
Lion Study by Lynne Davies Lynne Davis Award Winner

Judges Comments: Atmospheric and dramatic – great textures Lynne Davis receiving her Gold Citation Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering


GOLD CITATION - 3D Sculpture

Michelle Hall for 'Black Rhino'  
Black Rhino by Michelle Hall
Michelle Hall Award Winner
Judges Comments: So accurate! We were impressed Michelle Hall receiving her Gold Citation Award (3D Sculpture), presented by Pollyanna Pickering



SILVER CITATION

Christine Smith for 'Luangwa Morning'  
Luangwa Morning by Christine Smith Christine Smith Award Winner

Judges Comments: So evocative of Africa Christine Smith receiving her Silver Citation Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering



SILVER CITATION

Penny Dron for 'I hear mum coming'  
I hear Mum Coming by Penny Dron Penny Dron Award Winner

Judges Comments: Captures so well the inquisitive nature of the fox Penny Dron receiving her Silver Citation Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

BRONZE CITATION

France Bauduin for 'Keen Eyes'  
Keen Eyes by France Bauduin Frances Bauduin Award Winner

Judges Comments: Beautifully executed portrait France Bauduin receiving her Bronze Citation Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering



BRONZE CITATION

Martin Rumary for 'Ringed Plover'  
Ringed Plover by Martin Rumary Martin Rumary Award Winner

Judges Comments: Shows a good understanding of behaviour and habitat

Mandi Baykaa-Murray collecting the Bronze Citation Award on behalf of Martin Rumary. Presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Sara Lee for 'I Do Like To Be.....' , from left to right, 'Cormorant Clean', 'Silver Continental On Gold' and 'Salutation To The Dawn'
 
S C Lee portfolio Sara Lee Award Winner

Judges Comments: Excellent collection of images – beautifully drawn Sara Lee receiving her Highly Commended Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Geoff Jennings for 'Puffins Gathering'  
Puffins Gathering by Geoff Jennings
Geoff Jennings Award Winner
Judges Comments: Good composition and understanding of Puffin interactions Geoff Jennings receiving his Highly Commended Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Sarais Crawshaw for 'Summer Gold'  
Summer Gold by Sarais Crawshaw Sarais Crawshaw Award Winner

Judges Comments: Vibrant and beautifully yellow! We loved it!

Sarais Crawshaw receiving her Highly Commended Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Freda Chamberlain for 'What was that?'  
What is that? by Freda Chamberlain
Freda Chamberlain Award Winner

Judges Comments: Exquisite pencil drawing and accuracy Freda Chamberlain receiving her Highly Commended Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED - COMPUTER GENERATED ART

Mandi Baykaa-Murray for 'Zebra'  
Zebra by Mandi Baykaa-Murray Mandi Baykaa-Murray Award Winner


Judges Comments: Well planned pieces with a strong link between the artworks Mandi Baykaa-Murray receiving her Highly Commended Award (Computer Generated Art), presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

CHRISTOPHER PARSONS AWARD FOR ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE

Mandi Baykaa-Murray for 'Silent Beauty, Across the Meadow, Silent Hunter, Light as a .......'

Silent Beauty by Mandi Baykaa-Murray

Across the Meadow by Mandi Baykaa-Murray Silent Hunter by Mandi Baykaa-Murray Light as a... by Mandi Baykaa-Murray Mandi Baykaa-Murray Award Winner
Judges Comments: Well planned pieces with a strong link between the artworks Mandi Baykaa-Murray receiving her Christopher Parsons Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

COMPUTER GENERATED ART - Highly Commended

Mandi Baykaa-Murray for ‘Zebra’
Zebra by Mandi Baykaa-Murray

Judges Comments: Interesting



KEITH SHACKLETON AWARD

Martin Horsfield for 'The Calm before the storm'
Calm before the storm Martin Horsfield
Marin Horsfield Award Winner
Judges Comments: Striking image - beautifully painted and presented, capturing well the personality and life of the Leopard Martin Horsfield receiving his Keith Shackleton Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering



PEOPLE'S CHOICE


Martin Horsfield for 'The Calm before the storm'
 
Calm before the storm Martin Horsfield Martin Horsfield Award Winner

Judges Comments: Striking image - beautifully painted and presented, capturing well the personality and life of the Leopard Martin Horsfield receiving his People's Choice Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

KEN STROUD FOUNDERS AWARD

Mike Demain for 'Red kite'
Red Kite by Mike Demain

Judges Comments: Brilliant understanding of the subject and its habitat. Superbly painted and presented

 

SIMON COMBES AWARD - Best African Wildlife

Chris Saunderson for 'Waterbuck'  
Waterbuck by Chris Saunderson

Chris Saunderson Award Winner

Judges Comments: Quintessentially African scene with skilled use of water-colour and an
understanding of the anatomy
Chris Saunderson receiving his Simon Combes Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 

DAVID SHEPHERD - Endangered Species

Angela Gaughan for 'Snow Leopard Portrait'  
Snow Leopard Portrait by Angela Gaughan Angela Gaughan Award Winner
Judges Comments: Lovely use of acrylic Angela Gaughan receiving her David Shepherd Award, presented by Pollyanna Pickering

 


 

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