Amber Tyldesley is a 27 year old wildlife artist from Warrington in the UK. Having received no formal art training, her work has evolved in an entirely self-taught manner since launching her career in 2015. Her high-impact pieces feature a striking level of detail and show a particular interest in the interplay between light and dark.
Working primarily in acrylics, Amber often incorporates high-gloss resin into her work as the final step in her process. She finds that resin heightens the colours and contrasts of the artwork in addition to giving a distinctive contemporary finish.
Amber has been a finalist in the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ competition for the past three consecutive years, receiving highly-commended awards from the judging panel on each occasion. Her jaguar piece ‘Closing In’ was also voted the ‘People’s Choice’ winner in the 2019 competition.
Amber was selected as the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s first ‘Artist of the Month’ during July 2020, with sales raising over £2000.00 for the charity during this time.
Supporting conservation efforts remains at the heart of her work, and over the past three years artwork sales have raised over £9000.00 for projects across Africa and Asia. She views her art as a way to connect with unfamiliar and endangered species, and to in turn raise awareness for their precarious position within the World.
If you are interested in a particular piece or have a commission enquiry, please get in touch via my website contact form here. Visits to my studio in Warrington are also very welcome by appointment.
DSWF 'Wildlife Artist of the Year finalist' 2019 , 2020, 2021
"The animal kingdom offers unlimited inspiration. From familiar favourites such as tigers and lions to less-represented species like pangolins and okapis, I find every species has a story to tell and intriguing set of behaviours to reveal. Whatever the subject may be, I want my pieces to be bold- capable of celebrating the incredible beauty of the natural world.” Amber Tyldesley
Exhibitions & Awards
Highly Commended in the DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year competition 2019, 2020, 2021
'People's Choice' Winner DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019
Winner of the Young Artist's prize at the Association of Animal Artists Annual Exhibition 2019
Exhibition of Wildlife Art (Wirral) 2018/19, 20/21
Chairman's Choice winner at the Association of Animal Artists Autumn Exhibition 2017
Visitor’s Choice winner at Association of Animal Artists’ Annual Exhibition 2018, 2017 & 2016.
Winner of the Young Artist's Prize at the Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2017
Finalist in the DSWF ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ competition 2016