About the artworkA notable feature in each of Clive Meredith’s paintings is the inclusion of a bee. In “Poppies and Early Bumblebee” we see the bee as the subject against a vibrant floral background created with oil paint and gold leaf. This canvas piece comes in a black frame.Clive Meredith’s stunning use of realism in his paintings has enabled to become an award-winning wildlife artist. Scroll through Clive’s artist’s page here and you’ll not only see more evidence of his brilliant artistry but will learn more about him and his inspirations.
Based on the south coast of England, Clive Meredith is an entirely self-taught artist and has been working professionally since 1993 specialising in detailed portrayals of wildlife from both Britain and abroad.
Cliveâ€™s initial interest in wildlife and the countryside was fostered in his early years, brought up the son of a dairy farmer, and spending hours outside in the Shropshire countryside birdwatching and larking about on the river Severn and its streams in his hometown of Shrewsbury. Working in both graphite pencil and oils,observation is vital to Cliveâ€™s working practice.His art has been extensively published with over 70 limited edition releases to date and can be found in galleries throughout the uk and beyond,including in his brand new studio/gallery in his hometown of Warsash in Hampshire.
In 2010 Clive was named Wildlife Artist of the Year by Wildscape magazine after winning the prestigious annual competition with his image â€˜The Egret poolâ€™ and appeared as a finalist in the DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010,2012 and 2013 with works exhibited at The Mall Galleries in London.