The internationally renowned competition is offering a £10,000 prize package and a new emerging artist award. David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) has launched its prestigious Wildlife Artist of the Year 2022 competition with a wealth of incredible prizes including a new award for budding artists and first-time entrants. Last year’s competition received a record-breaking 2,307 entries from 1,199 exceptionally talented artists from across 70 countries. Founded by renowned wildlife artist and conservationist David Shepherd CBE, this world class competition was created to generate essential funds for critically endangered species. Since its inception in 2008, DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year has raised more than £1.2 million in sales to support DSWF’s ground-based conservation partners across Africa and Asia.