February 2022Out with the old - in with the new.  Certain areas of my site needed upgrading. Thanks to website designer and excellent photographer, Lindsey Harris: www.m35photography.co.uk - my site is now working far more efficiently and I'm able to bring you my most up-to-date news.
January2022Artwork donation in order to raise money for Chester Zoo - London Marathon runner, in aid of the Sumatran Orangutan Society.
November2020Conversion of our old garden studio into my new 'Larmer Studio', Rushmore Park, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire
July – Oct2020Closing the doors on my old Larmer Tree Studio and moving to new premises.
July2019Invited to display my ‘Peacock at Larmer Tree Gardens’ fine art print, on the ‘Editors Choice’ pages, in the Salisbury Life magazine. Great to receive the invitation.
June2019Artists for Conservation. Silent Skies project. My ‘Hooded Vulture’ + ‘White Winged Wood Duck’ are travelling across US as part of a super-mural mosaic, raising funds for endangered species conservation. At present in Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
December2018Artists for Conservation – Nominated as Artist of the Month
November2018Launch of new website www.natureinart.com
October2018Dorset Artist of the Year!!!!  Won 1st Prize £1,000 – Dorset Arts Prize Award. 
September2018Selected as Finalist – Dorset Arts Prize Award
January2018Hooded Vulture + White Winged Duck. Endangered bird artworks donated for auction at the 27th Int. Ornithological Congress, Vancouver BC
October2017Invited to the Explorers Against Extinction event at the Royal Geographical Society, London.
August2017‘Out of the Shadows’, my endangered White Rhino artwork donated and on tour with EAE.
May2017My first artwork video produced by A.I.
April2017Invited to portray African Endangered Species to raise funds for ‘Explorers Against Extinction’
March2017Invited to portray 2 Endangered Bird Species artworks for Artists for Conservation – Silent Skies mural
October2016Invited to become a Member of Artists for Conservation

Exhibitions – Galleries
May2010‘World of Wolves’ – Marco Musiani. Book Launch- UK Wolf Conservation Trust. Artwork – Su Shimeld
November2009Selected as Finalist – BBC ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ Competition
September2009‘A New Era’ for Wolves & People’ – Marco Musiani. Published – UK Wolf Conservation Trust.
September2009Signed with the “Wildlife Art Company”. Established by world-renowned zoologist and author, Mark Carwardine& Rachel Ashton
October2008BBC website – Dorset – In Pictures – ‘Dorset’s Autumnal Art’
October2008World Animal Week – U.K Wolf Conservation Trust
October2007The Wood Fair @ Larmer Tree Victorian Gardens
June+November2006Rushmore Park Golf Club, Tollard Royal, Salisbury
May2006Saatchi Online Gallery – www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery
May/June2006Dorset Art Weeks
May2005Opening of Larmer Tree Studio & Gallery
November2003ZSL. Zoological Society of London – The Orangutan Foundation with Birute Galdikas
Spring2002‘Nature In Fine Art’ website launched – online Gallery @ www.natureinart.com
July1996/8Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design Exhibition
September1994/6Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design Exhibition
September1993Romsey Show, Broadlands, Hampshire
October1992Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Salisbury Art Centre
August1992Championshop Dog Show, Brockenhurst, New Forest
June/Oct/Nov1992/3Wessex Artists Exhibition – The Guildhall, Salisbury
Summer1992/4Larmer Tree Gardens – Wildlife Artwork Exhibition
Spring1992/3Donhead Art Group Exhibition
June1991/2Wessex ‘Arts & Crafts Alive’ Show – Wilton House
April1991Shaftesbury Art Centre – Solo Exhibition
July1990Mall Galleries London – The Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition
March1990/2/3/4Coles Miller Solicitors, Dorset
Summer1989/90/1/2/3Chettle House – Artists Annual Exhibition
Summer1988Bournemouth Gardens – Annual Open Air – Artists Exhibition

May2010‘World of Wolves’ Published – Author Marco Musiani. Artwork – Susan Shimeld
Octgober2009‘A NEW ERA for Wolves and People’ Published – Author Marco Musiani.Artwork – Susan Shimeld
July2009Stour and Avon Magazine. ‘Wildlife Art’ Competition – Wimborne Art Society Annual Art Exhibition
March2009HAHNEMUHLE-Advert’Artists & Illustrators’-Eco-Friendly Art Paper -‘Tropical Butterflies of the World’
March2009The ‘ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS’ Magazine feature – Pet Portraiture – ‘Perfect Pets in Pastel’ Susan Shimeld
January2009The GUARDIAN Newspaper website – ‘Chief Wolf Robe’ Graphite Pencil drawing
December2008The GUARDIAN Newspaper website – ‘Chief Wolf Robe’ Graphite Pencil drawing
December2008The ‘ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS’ Magazine feature – ‘Publishing Art Cards’ by Susan Shimeld
Autumn2008The ‘WOLF PRINT’ Magazine – Article & photographs
Spring2008Rushmore Estate – ‘Larmer Tree Victorian Gardens’ brochure
August2007DORSET WILDLIFE’ Magazine-Bat Care Award-Presentation framed ‘Greater Horseshoe’ Fine Art Print.
November2006Invited to illustrate two books on Wolf Conservation by Dr. Marco Musiani
 2006The Labrador Lifeline Trust – website
 2005/6ARAS & German Shepherd Inn – website
 2005/6Bamses Bollar – Sweden – website
 2005Orangutan Foundation International – website
 2005Stratford Butterfly Farm – website
 2004Orangutan Foundation Guidebook – Indonesia – ‘Baby Orangutan’ Graphite Pencil drawing
October2003The ‘BRITISH WILDLIFE’ Magazine – ‘The Greater Horseshoe Bat’ – Pen & Ink drawing
 2003‘Baby Orang’-Zoological Society London – Invitation – Birute Galdikas, Sir Terry Pratchett, Ian Redmond
 2003-PresentOrangutan Foundation U.K Magazine
 2003-PresentOrangutan Foundation U.K – website
 2003Born Free – website
 2002Lyndhust Calendar Company
 1996Rushmore Estate – Larmer Tree Gardens ‘Visitor and Children’s’ Guide.
April1991The Blackmore Vale
April1991The Avon Advertiser
April1991The Western Gazette
April1991The Dorset Evening Echo
April1990The Wimborne & Ringwood Magazine
March1990Community Magazines Ltd
Spring1990Dorset E. E. Art Magazine – First Prize – ‘Dandie Dinmont Terrier’ Graphite Pencil drawing
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