Jumping into a pit blind with a couple SWLA
staff, the first flock dumped into the decoys before we'd even loaded.
president Bruce Pearson, artist, writer and a leading authority on the albatross, is among the artists showing their paintings which have been produced along the Northumberland coast.
The finished results, together with work by other SWLA artists, will be exhibited at FiFieFoFum Gallery, near Corbridge, from October 23 until the end of December.
Sponsor Patricia Arnold said: "I am delighted that the SWLA has chosen Northumberland as a platform for inspiration and that we were able to assist with their residency.
CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees recently raised 15 percent of the United Way SWLA regional goal of $4 million for the organization to provide essential programs and services to the Southwest Louisiana community.
CITGO Lake Charles continues to be the largest benefactor of the United Way SWLA, having donated more than $14 million since 1975.
CITGO Lake Charles Refinery Vice President & General Manager Tomeu Vadell said CITGO employees give to United Way SWLA faithfully every year.
President & Chief Executive Officer of United Way SWLA Denise Durel said it is partners like CITGO that allow United Way SWLA to create positive, lasting change across its region.
The National Wildlife Exhibition comprises works of art by 20 SWLA members.
The decision to hold the exhibition in the North East was made jointly by Sue Moffitt of fifiefofum Gallery and SWLA artist Paul Henery who also lives in Northumberland.
5% of proceeds from sales at the exhibition will go to the SWLA.