David Shepherd's WILDLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2019

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Wall mounted bronze Octopus "Writhe" WINS David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019

Steve's giant 100kg wall mounted Octopus "Writhe" has won the coveted annual prize given by the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. Steve was crowned this year's Wildlife Artist of the Year at London's Mall Galleries last week. Having been shortlisted for three consecutive years, Steve has now scooped the prestigious award for his almighty wall-mounted octopus entitled “Writhe”, made of solid bronze and mounted upon the wall. Years of diving in the vivid seas in Egypt gave Steve a taste for underwater life and his captivations were reignited in 2017 whilst on a field trip to the remote Mentawai islands off the Indonesian island of Sumatra. “The instantaneous changing colours and adaptability of the octopus, in particular their wriggling motion, is so...

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