The Art of Survival – wildlife art for conservation

Our Founder, the late great conservationist and wildlife artist David Shepherd, dedicated 60 years of his life to protecting endangered wildlife by using his exceptional wildlife art to raise funds.

We are dedicated to maintaining the Foundation’s rich art heritage; using art as an effective and engaging platform to raise awareness and funds for our work.

David Shepherd Wildlife Art – Find out more and buy art
“What more could an artist wish for but to repay my debt to the animals I painted.” David Shepherd CBE 1931 – 2017. David’s artwork continues to protect endangered species with sales through the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. View a range of prints and originals on our website to make sure his precious artworks continue his legacy.

David Shepherd Originals Circle – Find out more and join the circle!
To honour David’s considerable art legacy, we are calling on all owners of David Shepherd original artworks to join the David Shepherd Originals Circle to share stories and anecdotes around their artworks with us. Our aim is to celebrate David’s work together and build an important catalogue of his work around the world – something that has never happened before!

Wildlife Artist of the Year – Find out more
DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year is a prestigious annual wildlife art competition – attracting artists from all over the world and showcasing some of the finest and most exciting wildlife art at exhibition in London. The competition each year raises vital awareness and funds for the endangered wildlife that DSWF fights to protect.

Wildlife Art Ambassadors – Find out more
Five hugely talented artists who have become a part of the charity’s mission to raise awareness and funds to save wildlife through highly visual and emotive media. All pieces for sale here have proceeds supporting DSWF’s conservation work to protect endangered wildlife.

Partner Wildlife Artists – Find out more
Our Partner Artists support our work to save endangered species with sales of their artwork.

Within A World – Find out more
Within a world is an overwhelming 360-degree, 80ft panoramic painting by artist Emily Lamb, David Shepherd’s eldest granddaughter.  Emily began this painting beside her Grandfather and has generously donated all proceeds of the sale of this stunning artwork to raise vital funds and continue her grandfather’s legacy.

Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition – Find out more
Global Canvas is an annual children’s art competition encouraging young people to express their concern for the environment through art.

All sales and entry fees in our ‘Art of Survival – Wildlife Art for Conservation’ programme support our work to save endangered species.