An Exhibition by Michael Warren
14 JULY - 29 AUGUST 2018
OPEN DAILY, 10AM-4PM
Michael Warren returns to the Donald Watson Gallery to present new paintings. Michael has been a professional artist specialising in birds in their natural environment for over forty years. He has travelled widely studying and drawing birds, across Europe, all 50 states of the USA, Micronesia, Peru, Ecuador, Africa and Australia.
Michael is a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists and also belongs to the Artists for Nature Foundation, a Netherlands based organisation using art to focus attention on endangered species and habitats.
Michael has contributed to many publications and has published seven books: ‘Shorelines’, Field Sketches’, ‘Langford Lowfields 1989-99’, ‘Lac du Bourget’, ‘Images of Birding’, ‘American Birding Sketchbook’ and ‘Taking Flight’. Some of his books will be available at the SOC during the course of his exhibition. He has designed postage stamps for the Post Office and the Republic of Marshall Islands, as well as conservation stamps for the National Audubon Society in the USA.
All of Michael’s paintings are based on field observation with sketches providing the basis for paintings. Michael works with watercolour and graphite on Arches or Fabriano paper.
The exhibition opens on Saturday 14 July and runs until Wednesday 29 August 2018. Open daily, 10am to 4pm and entry is free.