Adele Pound Art


Adele is a wildlife artist and keen birdwatcher based in County Down. She creates drawings, paintings, digital art, graphic stories and paper art, all with a wildlife theme.


Adele studied fine art, painting at Winchester School of Art where she dismayed her tutors by insisting on painting wildlife. The inspiration for all her work is the natural world. Central to this is her ongoing practice of drawing from life. Whether making field trips to Strangford Lough to draw wintering birds through a telescope or clipping magnifiers to her glasses to study insects in her garden, she still insists on drawing wildlife.

Adele has been has been supported with awards and bursaries from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Ards and North Down Borough Council and the Society of Wildlife Artists. She has taken part in numerous artist’s residencies. Many of these have been wildlife focussed, such as the John Busby Seabird Drawing course and the Ayatana Research Residency “Parliament of Owls” in Quebec, Canada. She has recently been elected an Associate member of the Society of Wildlife Artists.

It is this careful study, observation and research that enables Adele to design her paper art creations. Immediately recognisable species are depicted through the use of simple shapes and colours. She always strives to conjure up an elegant solution to the problems that arise during each design creation. Each design is a learning process that expands Adele’s self taught paper engineering skills, and reveals new ideas and possibilities for the next design.

Where to Buy My Work

Craft NI Gallery, Royal Avenue, Belfast

The Craft Room, Comber ,Co Down

Scorched Earth, Belfast


  • Events
  • Commissions / Workshops / Private bookings


Tuesday 6 August 10am – 12pm

To book email the Craft Room at:

Thursday 8 August ​10am – 12.30pm

Tickets from Creative Peninsula Ireland Website



Creative Peninsula Exhibition at Ards Arts Centre

Thu 1 August – Sat 31 August 2024
Georgian Gallery
Free admission

Craft Fairs:

Creative Peninsula Twilight Market and Arts Night

Friday 2 August, 4:00 – 8:00pm

Conway Square, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards


Killinchy Presbyterian Church Community Fun Day

Saturday 17 August, 2pm – 5pm

Killinchy Presbyterian Hall, Craigarusky Rd, Killinchy, Balloo, Newtownards BT23 6QS

North Down Craft Collective at Castle Espie WWT

Sunday 25th August 10am-4pm


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