Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019

29 May – 2 June  |  Mall Galleries, London SW1

This year’s Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019 Exhibition was held at the prestigious Mall Galleries, London SW1 between 29 May – 2 June.

The winner was Stephen Rew’s incredible sculpture of an octopus entitled ‘Writhe’, created from solid bronze.

Many of the artworks are still for sale, with 50% going directly towards saving endangered wildlife.

Take a look at the full list of category winners on our news page.

Stephen with his winning piece

50% of every sale supports DSWF’s work to protect endangered species.


Wildlife Artist of the Year was established by David Shepherd CBE FRSA (1931 – 2017) and embodies his vision for ‘The Art of Survival’ – using art for wildlife conservation.

Internationally renowned, Wildlife Artist of the Year brings together a wide range of artists and art-lovers from all over the globe to celebrate our planet’s wildlife through some of the world’s most exciting and diverse wildlife art. 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.