Sunday, 25 December 2011

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Exhibition at The Gallery On The Corner (11th - 14th December 2011)

Formerly the 'Acquire Arts Gallery', the re-named 'Gallery On The Corner' is about a two minute walk from Battersea Park station (MAP).

The exhibition is open to the public from 3 - 9 pm on Sunday 11th December, and then daily between 11 am - 6 pm on Monday, Tuesday an
d Wednesday.

I will be showing a selection of my most recent wildlife artworks, featuring animals from across the globe. The talented Luke M Walker will be displaying some of his stunning city and landscapes.

Come and join us for an urban safari!





Crocodile Rock Sells for £5K at Auction


I've been told that the crocodile sculpture I painted for the Edinburgh Jungle City campaign sold for £5,000 at an auction hosted by Sotheby's at the National Museum of Scotland.

I feel proud to have been involved with such a successful campaign, helping to raise vital funds and awareness for endangered wildlife across Asia.

To learn more about the conservation work that Elephant Family is involved with, click here.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Compare the Meerkats and Pick up a Penguin...





























King Penguin (Edition: 100)
£135


(Size: A2)

Meerkats (Edition: 100)
£135

(Recommended image size: 50x37cm. Parer size: A2)

Printed on quality art paper (
Hahnemuhle photo Rag 308gsm).

All prints are signed and nu
mbered, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Postage and packing is free.

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Edinburgh Jungle City in Full Swing


The 'Edinburgh Jungle City 2011' campaign kicked off in the Royal Botanic Gardens on the 16th August. The animals will be here until the 6th September, whereafter they hit the streets of Edinburgh for 3 weeks.

I took some photos during my visit, which can be viewed here.

All the sculptures will be auctioned off on the 29th September at the National Museum of Scotland, raising funds for Elephant Family and other selected charities.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Best In Show: Guests Gallery, 3rd International Animal Art Contest


This Hungarian Vizsla called Geordie has won 'Best in Show' once before, but not in pastel form on paper.

Guests Gallery, 3rd International Animal Art Contest.

Son of the beautiful and easy going, Zoma:

Friday, 3 June 2011

The Duchess of Cornwall previews Jungle City sculptures


The Duchess of Cornwall recently had an opportunity to preview some of the sculptures for Elephant Family's 'Jungle City', set to take place in Edinburgh this summer.

Here she is standing with some of the sculptures, including 'Crocodile Rock':

Friday, 6 May 2011

New Limited Edition Elephant Print


African Elephant II (Edition: 100)
£185


(Image size: 63x44cm, Paper size: A1)


Printed on quality art paper (
Hahnemuhle photo Rag 308gsm).

All prints are signed and nu
mbered, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Postage and packing is free.

(Orders will be taken throughout the week up until Sunday, and aim to be processed the following Tuesday).

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Dulwich Festival - 2011


This weekend I'll be showing some work at the Dulwich Festival, Open House in London. If you are in the area, then come along to 182-184 Court Lane, SE21 and say hi!






It is also the permanent home of Nanook, so if you'd rather say hello to him and not me, you can.

Monday, 2 May 2011

Tawny Owl Mural


My mum recently turned 60, and as part of her present I painted this mural of a Tawny Owl on the fence in her garden:



It was the second time I've painted a mural without permission. Always a bit of a risk, but thankfully it was well received!

Friday, 15 April 2011

2011 International Art Show - Realism


I'm very pleased to say that my pastel of an Indian boy, 'Knee-high', was awarded Best in Show at Guest Gallery's '2011 International Realism Art Show'. A big thank you to all those who voted online.

This piece is available to buy (framed). Please feel free to get in touch if interested - martin@avelingartworks.com

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Jungle City - Edinburgh 2011


Off the back of Elephant Family's hugely successful 'Elephant Parade London' last summer, their new project is to turn Edinburgh into a jungle during August and September of this year.






I have again designed something for the event, which I've called "Crocodile Rock".



Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Wildlife Artist of the Year 2011


Details of the DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2011 are listed below. I've had one piece shortlisted in this year's exhibition, 'In the Eye of the Tiger'.


MALL GALLERIES
The Mall (near Trafalgar Square)
London, SW1

Monday 6th June

Private Viewing, Reception & Awards
by invitation only

Tuesday 7th - Saturday 11th June
10am - 5pm daily (Saturday to 4pm)
FREE entry

For more information please call DSWF on 01483 272323


Wednesday, 5 January 2011

The Great Wild Salmon Run - $250K Pepsi Grant


I am involved with The Great Wild Salmon Run later this year - a public art project raising funds for wild salmon conservation. I'm painting one of their 100 salmon blanks, to be displayed during the summer across Seattle, Belleview, Mercer Island and Kirkland.

The sculptures will be auctioned in October, but the project needs funds to help get off the ground. They have been selected as a finalist to receive a $250,000 grant from Pepsi, and need your vote!

Please visit the following address to place a vote. Multiple votes are allowed (and encouraged!)



Monday, 3 January 2011

Infinity Art Gallery - Animal Arts Exhibit 2011


'Storm Brewing', this pastel I did of a Eurasian Eagle Owl, was awarded 1st place at the Infinity Art Gallery Animal Arts Exhibit 2011






















 
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