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Wildlife Artist of the Year 2024 Exhibition

Our internationally renowned ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ exhibition – the culmination of our 2024 competition, returns to the iconic Mall Galleries, London, this July.
Artwork by Tom Shepherd

Attracting entries from the world’s most talented artists, ambitious amateurs, and newcomers alike, the Wildlife Artist of the Year has become known as ‘the Oscars of wildlife art’.

Each year, a stunning selection of shortlisted artworks make it into the spotlight of our Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition. With each piece commended by our esteemed panel of judges, you can be assured of unparalleled quality, with a wide variety of techniques and styles to explore. From recycled plastic sculptures to intricate pencil drawings, vast oil paintings, and everything in between – you’ll find an unbridled passion for the world’s wildlife on display.

Event Details

LOCATION: Mall Galleries, London

DATE: 2-6 July 2024

TIME: 10am – 5pm

COST: Free – with charitable donations to our vital work gratefully accepted

Plan Your Visit

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience and purchase this year’s show-stopping entries in person.


Don’t worry if you can’t make it though, as we’ll also be sharing every piece of artwork to view and buy online too in our ever-popular virtual event.

Awards Live Stream

This year we will be live streaming the in-person awards ceremony 1 July at 7 pm, so you can enjoy the awards night from the comfort of your home. The awards will be streaming on YouTube, so all you need to do is click to join. We are working hard on creating the link for you and will be publishing it here very soon.

Visit the Exhibition

Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition is being held at the Mall Galleries, London between 2-6 July 2024. The exhibition is free to attend from 10 am – 5 pm and will display all the stunning artworks that make it through to the final group in each of the 9 categories.

Wildlife Artist of the Year Workshops

DSWF have invited 3 esteemed wildlife artists to host art workshops in the beautiful setting of the Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition at the Mall Galleries.


These unique workshops are a superb opportunity to learn from renowned wildlife artists, gain invaluable knowledge in person at an affordable price, and admire some of the most impressive wildlife art in the world. 


Support the protection of endangered species
Artwork by Lieze Meyer

Supporting Conservation

All entry income directly supports the vital work of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and our conservation partners.

By harnessing the powerful and emotive voice of the creative arts, the competition and exhibition ignites the conversation about conservation.

Our esteemed panel of judges cannot wait to see this year’s entries and judging will be taking place throughout May. All entrants will be contacted by the end of June to let them know how they’ve progressed.

2023 was a record-breaking year for Wildlife Artist of the Year, and, as we return to London for a summer in the city, we expect this year’s exhibition to be just as popular.

Stay in the Loop

2023 Exhibition

Wildlife Artist of the Year 2023 attracted 1,432 entrants from 760 artists, across 61 countries. It also saw a record-breaking number of first-time entrants, so why not view our 2023 winners’ gallery for some inspiration before submitting your own work and getting us off towards another record-breaking year!

To date, Wildlife Artist of the Year has raised nearly £2,000,000 for the world’s most endangered wildlife, directly benefiting the projects we fund and support across Africa and Asia.

Artwork by Paul Burgess
Parsons Grove No6 Revelation Enter Gallery






2023 Winners Gallery

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