Robert Gillmor (author, artist)

Seaby book launched at Reading Museum

 Allen W Seaby Art and Nature by Martin Andrews, president of the Reading Guild of Artists, and Seaby’s grandson Robert Gillmor, who is a well-known wildlife artist himself was launched at Reading Museum on Saturday, October 11, 2014 It was a great … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 11, 2014: An Invitation to the opening of “Allen W. Seaby Art and Nature” at the Reading Museum

You are invited to the opening of Reading Museum’s new exhibition, including the launch of the latest publication from us, Two Rivers Press:  Allan W. Seaby, Art and Nature. The first retrospective of this important artist and much-loved local man. … Continue reading

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Allen_Seaby_CoverAllen W. Seaby: Art and Nature by Martin Andrews (artist, author) Robert Gillmor (author, artist)


Cover Birds appears on the online newsletter of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)

There are almost as many books about birds as there are types of birds.  So, it is wonderful when our book Cover Birds by Robert Gillmor gets a little mention on the BTO’s website. Looking for a present for the … Continue reading

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Praise for Gillmor’s Cover Birds

A review of Robert Gillmor’s newest book, Cover Birds, appears on page 2 of the January 2014 newsletter of the Oxford RSPB.   Chris Bignal’s review is  both a tribute to the work of Gillmor and a personal trip down … Continue reading

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Cover_Birds_Cover_finalCover Birds by Robert Gillmor (author, artist)


Review: Gillmor reviewed in IBIS, International Journal of Avian Science

The following review of Robert Gillmor’s Birds, Blocks and Stamps appears in the July issue of IBIS, International Journal of Avian Science: Robert Gillmor was commissioned to design the first pictorial stamps for self‐service Post & Go machines – four … Continue reading

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RAFOS Newsletter reviews Gillmor’s Birds, Blocks and Stamps

(NOTE: This review will appear in the Spring 2012 issue of the Royal Air Force Ornithological Society Newsletter, published 7th March 2012) The Art of Robert Gillmor Anyone interested in birdwatching will almost certainly have enjoyed the beauty of Robert … Continue reading

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27 October, 2011: “Birds, Blocks & Stamps” at An Evening with Robert Gillmor & Friends at the Reading Museum, Reading UK

“An Evening with Robert Gillmor & Friends” was a part of Reading Museum’s celebratory exhibition of the life and works of Reading native, Robert Gillmor, “Robert Gillmor: Retrospective” which runs from 23 Oct 2011 To: 29 Apr 2012. Guests joined … Continue reading

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©Two Rivers Press. All rights reservedBirds, Blocks & Stamps: Post & Go Birds of Britain by Robert Gillmor (author, artist)


Robert Gillmor is a founder member of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) and is currently vice-president of the society. He is a keen ornithologist, and has served on council for all three of the national organisations, RSPB, British Ornithologists’ Union and the British Trust for Ornithology.

His artistic output has been enormous and in a variety of forms, line drawing watercolour, lino-cuts and silk screen. Since his first book in 1958, his work has since appeared on New Naturalist book jackets and in over 100 books.

Here is more about Robert Gillmor and some further examples of his work.

Here is more information on the exhibit “Robert Gillmor – Retrospective” at the Reading Museum .