Neil Allen has exhibited widely in the U.K.,
U.S.A and Spain. Significant
exhibitions include: the Society of
Wildlife Artists; the Wildlife Art
Society; Marwell Art Society;
N.E.W.A; The Contemporary Art Fair,
Chelsea, London and at the Game Fair.
His work has been successfully sold under the
hammer at Christie's and Sotheby's
Wildlife Art auctions, and is represented in
public and private collections such as the
Diputación de Salamanca, (Council of
Salamanca) Artis Art Galley, Salamanca
and the Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation,
Noteworthy commissions include 180 hand
coloured lithographs for Juan March
Foundation, Madrid and several oil
paintings of Omani fauna for the
Sultanate/government of Oman.
He was awarded the notable David Shepherd
Art award at the Wildlife Art Society
exhibition in 2000 with his winning work
“latent power”. Later that year his work was
published as prints by Solomon & Whitehead
with “River crossing”.
In 2002, 2004 and 2006 his work was jury
selected into the prestigious Birds in Art
at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
He has had four acclaimed Solo exhibitions in
Spain, 2005 La Salina, Diputación de
Salamanca, 2006 Germán Sánchez Ruipérez
with the renowned Spanish bank Caja Madrid
and 2010 with Artis Art gallery,
2013 with the Eurostars Hotels chain,Salamanca, Spain.
In 2009 Neil won the distinguished BBC
Wildlife Artist of the year award with his
painting “Bee-Orchid” and was runner up in
another category with “European Bee-eaters”.
In 2012 his work was selected for the "Focus
on Nature XII" exhibition at the New
York State Museum, USA. His watercolour
painting was one or the award winners.
He currently resides in Salamanca, Spain,
living in the natural park Las Arribes del
Duero and when not in his studio he enjoys
the rural village life.