Opens 10am 16th November 2019 Meet the artists between 11-1pm Since he release from a long stay in hospital, Robert has been busy creating an new series of silk-screen prints. During his recuperation, Robert with the encouragement of his daughter Emily, found that he was still able to make screen prints.
There will be 22 screen print designs on show and a few surprises for those that make the actual opening on the 16th November.
Robert says, “I’m very happy Emily has been able to bring my new
designs to life.”
Robert Gillmor is the UK’s most famous living wildlife artist – he’s affectionately known as the grandfather of wildlife art. Now in his 80s, due to restricted mobility, he’s no longer able to produce linocuts ( a rigorous process). In 2015 Robert was awarded an MBE for services to wildlife art. He is one of the UK’s most popular wildlife artists; creator of the RSPB logo, cover artist for Collins’ long-running, flagship New Naturalist series
In the last 12 years Robert has produced 33 Collins New Naturalistcovers, 30 gallery editions, 23 jackets etc and 46 stamp designs.
Robert is a founder of the Society of Wildlife Artists, alongside Scott, Ennion etc., has contributed to over 500 books and magazines, and has illustrated the prestigious Collins New Naturalists covers since 1985. Also a total of 46 Royal Mail Stamps including Birds of Britain, Fur & Feathers and Farm Animals: Sheep, Cattle and Pigs.
THERE WILL BE SOME SURPRISES IN THE EXHIBITION FOR THOSE MAKING TO THE GALLERY ON THE 16TH!