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Contact Details

Chris Shields - 2 Bramble Walk, Sale, Cheshire M33 5LL

Tel: 0161-973 2520

Mobile: 07767711194


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Chris's TV / Video Link

Interview on Manchester's Channel M Arts program - Zeitgeist Online.

Certificates of Authenticity


From September 2003 Chris Shields has been issuing certificates of authenticity with each of his original artworks. Each certificate incorporates a photograph of the painting is embossed by hand and personally signed by the artist. If you  purchased a painting before this date and wish to obtain a certificate please e-mail for details. (there is no charge for this service


TV interviews:

Artist in the Landscape

MTV interview

Portaits of victoy in Japan Day veterans



David Shepherd Wildlife artist of the Year Exhibition. - The Mall Galleries London. 27th June - 2nd July 2016

Courses & Demonstrations:

Art demonstration (palette knife technics). Dove Holes Community centre.Station Road, Buxton, Derbyshre, SK17 8DH. Monday 9th May 2016.

Private lessons available, details on request.


New Publications:

Field Studies Council -Guide to Chalk rivers of England. Text by Charlie Bell Illustrations by Chris Shields.

Insects of Irland- Collins Press. by Stephen McCormack, Eugenie Regan and Chris Shields (15 May 2014)

Ladybirds- Pelagic Publishing 2013

Collins Fungi Guide - The most Complete Guide To The Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Ireland. Stefan Buckzacki Chris Shields & Denys Ovenden

Field Studies Council - Guide to the 'top 50' garden birds. Concept and text by Eward Jackson and Andy Simms. Illustrations by Chris Shields.

Youtube video slide show 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0wI1vYs6s0


Chris Shields - Winner 'Visitors Choice' with Black-faced Spoonbill - Acrylic on canvas. Stockport Open Contemporary Exhibition 2011.

Chris Shields - Overall Winner with Blue Kingfisher Green Water - Acrylic on canvas. Wildlife Art Expo 2008. Chester.

BBC - Radio 4 - Radio and the Artist - Competition Gallery Two


Some Past Publications

The Field Studies Council - Owls and owl pellets identification chart Published 2008

The Field Studies Council - Guide to bees of Britain identification chart. Text by Buglife and Chris O'Toole. Illustrations by Chris Shields

 RSPB's Birds Magazine - February 2007 Enjoying Your Wildlife Garden p. 75-77 

   RSPB's  Bird Life Magazine - January February 2007. Trees in Winter p.22-23. 

Where to Watch Birds  WORLD CITIES - Paul Milne A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Published 2006  ISBN 978-0-7136-6983-1

Tracks & Signs of the birds of Britain & Europe- Roy Brown, John Ferguson, Michael Lawrence and  David Lees A & C Black Publishers Ltd.  Published 2003 ISBN 0-7136-5382-5

The Bumper Book of Nature. Square Peg Publishing Random House 2009 

Tirion (The Netherlands)- Gids van Kust en strand Flora en Fauna. Published 2000. Seashore book Designed and illustrated by Chris Shields.

Starlings & Mynas of the World- Chris Feare and Adrian Craig  A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Published 1999 ISBN 0-7136-3961-X

   Bugs & Beasties - Louisa Somerville  Design Eye Publishing Limited. Published 1999  ISBN 1-840260-59-9

  BBC Wildlife Magazine - March 2001 Issue, 'NATURAL COLLECTION' Lower Shore Creatures. Illustrated by Chris Shields.


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