For the second year running, Advocate wildlife artist Jeremy Paul is a winner in the BBC wildlife artist of the year awards! His painting Southern Ocean – Wandering Albatross has won in the ‘Frozen Planet’ section, with Autumn Glow – Whooper Swans a runner up in the ‘Wildlife in its environment’ section. The competition is run by the BBC Wildlife magazine (it also runs the popular BBC wildlife photography competition) and is open to entries world-wide. They received over 1300 entries – of which about 60 were chosen for final judging – Presentations and an exhibition of the winning paintings from each category will take place at Marwell zoo in Hampshire in August, when the overall Wildlife artist of the Year will be announced. The winning paintings will also be published in the August issue of the magazine. Below you can see the winning images and a picture of Jeremy and his award. This is absolutely brilliant and thoroughly deserved so well done Jeremy! To go to Jeremy’s website click here.
Southern Ocean – Wandering Albatross – Winner of ‘Frozen Planet’ section
Autumn Glow – Whooper Swans – Runner up in ‘Wildlife in its environment’ section
Photos of winning paintings and presentation with TV presenter Mark Carwardine and Sophie Stafford from BBC Wildlife. (From left to right: Jeremy Paul, Sophie Stafford, Mark Carwardine).
Southern Ocean – Wandering Albatross in Art Business Today magazine.