Artist of the Month: July 2020 – Amber Tyldesley

  • July 1, 2020

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is delighted to announce that UK -based artist, Amber Tyldesley, is our very first Artist of the Month. 

For July, Amber’s impactful artworks will available for sale via DSWF’s online shop, with 50% of the sale of these magnificent pieces supporting DSWF critical conservation work across Africa and Asia.

“I am delighted to have been selected as DSWF‘s Artist of the Month for July. I am a big supporter of the Foundation and pleased that my artwork will be helping to protect some of the world’s most precious and endangered animals.”

Amber Tyldesley

Amber regularly paints tigerssnow leopards and lions – all deeply threatened species that DSWF is working tirelessly to protect. 

Our Founder, David Shepherd, was also well regarded for his tiger paintings, with ‘Tiger Fire’ selling for £127,000 to raise funds for Indira Gandhi’s Operation Tiger in 1973.

Amber Tyldesley’s July artworks

Included in Amber’s July exhibition are three incredible original big cat artworks ‘All he Surveys’, ‘Reflections of Home’, ‘Unconditional’, ‘The Waiting Game’, ‘Evening Light’ ‘Morning Light’ and ‘Futurity’.

‘Closing In’ – 25 special edition prints

Amber’s artwork of a jaguar, ‘Closing In’ won the People’s Choice Award and came Highly Commended in Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019.  

In honour of this extremely popular artwork and Artist of the Month, Amber has made available 25 special edition prints of ‘Closing In’ only accessible via DSWF’s shop for £199.

Follow Amber and @DSWFwildlifeart on Instagram to be the first to know about (and purchase) Amber’s latest creations.

wildllife artist Amber Tyldesley

About Amber Tyldesley

Amber Tyldesley is a 26-year-old artist from Warrington. Her high-impact pieces feature a striking level of detail and an interest in the interplay of light and dark. Working primarily in acrylics, Amber often incorporates high-gloss resin into her work to achieve a heightened contrast and a distinctive contemporary finish. When Amber is not creating detailed pet portraits, she loves drawing big cats and primates. 

“I have always been drawn to big cats – they are so intense, with such engaging expressions. They also have remarkable coats.”  

says Amber.

Amber is a regular entrant in DSWF’s Wildlife Artist of the Year, with most of her artworks featuring in the shortlisted exhibition. Her powerful artwork of a jaguar ‘Vantage Point’, came Highly Commended in Wildlife Artist of the Year 2020’s online exhibition

Artist of the Month 

Artist of the Month is an exciting new initiative by DSWF, in which we will be collaborating with different wildlife artists each month to raise funds for endangered wildlife. 50% of the sale of these artworks is donated to DSWF’s conservation efforts.

This initiative personifies our ‘Art of Survival’ vision and gives wildlife artists a platform to raise awareness for, not only their outstanding artworks but endangered species close to their hearts.