Pollyanna wins wildlife award

Wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering has received the Association of Animal Artists’ most prestigious award.

The Inaugural Chairman’s Award is presented to the artist who is considered to have most significantly raised the profile of wildlife art in the last 12 months.

It was presented to her at the association’s annual gala dinner and she said: “I feel so lucky to have won this beautiful award for doing the work I love, and sharing wildlife art with a wider audience.”

Pollyanna, who lives and works in Oker near Matlock, is the most published artist in the UK, with images selling in 80 countries worldwide, giving her a unique opportunity to raise the profile of wildlife art.

Twice a year she opens up her Brookvale House studio to the public and the next exhibition Here Be Dragons. . .will be on from June 18 to July 3. Go to http://www.pollyannapickering.co.uk for more details.