Wildlife art for hotels

Wildlife art and illustration have long been cherished for their ability to capture the beauty and diversity of the natural world. They can transport viewers to remote landscapes, showcase the majesty of animals, and evoke a sense of wonder and appreciation for the environment.


Importance of Wildlife Art in Hotels

Hotels serve as a canvas for storytelling and creating memorable experiences for guests. Incorporating wildlife art into hotel decor adds depth, character, and a touch of sophistication. It transforms sterile spaces into immersive environments that resonate profoundly with guests.


Factors to Consider When Choosing Wildlife Art for Hotels

Theme and Style

The choice of wildlife art should align with the overall theme and ambience of the hotel. Whether it's a rustic lodge nestled in the mountains or a contemporary urban retreat, the artwork should complement the surroundings and enhance the guest experience.

Size and Placement

Consider the scale of the artwork in relation to the space available. Large-scale pieces can make a bold statement in expansive areas like lobbies, while smaller pieces can add intimacy to guest rooms and corridors. Strategic placement ensures maximum impact and visual flow throughout the hotel.

Material and Medium

Selecting the right material and medium is crucial for longevity and visual impact. From traditional oil paintings to modern mixed-media installations, each medium offers unique textures and depth that contribute to the overall ambience of the space.

a modern hotel interior with a modern wildlife art of an olive tree by Aga Grandowicz

Image: Mockup – a modern hotel interior with a modern wildlife art of an olive tree by Aga Grandowicz (see more here).
Base image – computer / AI-generated, downloaded from Vecteezy.


Benefits of Wildlife Art for Hotel Décor

Aesthetic Appeal

Wildlife art infuses hotels with natural beauty and timeless elegance. Whether it's a vibrant wildlife painting or a meticulously crafted wildlife drawing, each piece can add visual interest to the décor.

a modern dining area of a hotel with a black and white pen wildlife art of birds and plants by Aga Grandowicz


Image: Mockup – a modern dining area of a hotel with a black and white pen wildlife art of birds and plants by Aga Grandowicz (see more here).
Base image – computer / AI-generated, downloaded from Vecteezy.



Connection with Nature

In today's fast-paced world, guests seek refuge in spaces that reconnect them with nature. Wildlife art bridges the built environment and the natural world, reminding guests of the awe-inspiring beauty surrounding them.

Creating a Relaxing Environment

The calming presence of wildlife art has a therapeutic effect on guests, promoting relaxation and well-being. Exposure to nature-themed artwork reduces stress levels and enhances overall mood, creating a tranquil oasis within the hotel.


How Wildlife Art Enhances Guest Experience

Evoke Emotions and Memories

Wildlife art can evoke many emotions, from joy and wonder to nostalgia and contemplation, and each piece can inspire to learning about the portrayed species.

Spark Conversation and Interest

Art speaks a universal language that surpasses cultural and linguistic barriers. Wildlife art sparks curiosity and encourages dialogue among guests.

Unique Selling Point

In a competitive market, hotels constantly seek ways to differentiate themselves and attract discerning travellers. Incorporating wildlife art sets your hotel apart from the rest, creating a memorable and immersive experience that keeps guests coming back for more.


Finch, robin and a bumblebee – black and white pen drawing by Aga-Grandowic


Image: A modern dining area of a hotel with 'Finch, robin and a bumblebee' – black and white pen drawing by Aga-Grandowicz (see more here).



Image: A modern hotel's reception area with bird paintings by Aga Grandowicz.


Types of Wildlife Art and Illustrations Suitable for Hotels

Paintings and Murals

Oil paintings, watercolours, and acrylics capture the beauty and vibrancy of wildlife in stunning detail. Murals provide a larger-than-life canvas for showcasing iconic landscapes and native flora and fauna.

Digital Art and Prints

Innovative technologies have opened new possibilities for creating and displaying wildlife art. Digital art and prints offer a versatile and cost-effective solution for hotels looking to refresh their decor with contemporary flair.

Showcasing Wildlife Art in Hotel Spaces

Lobby and Reception Area

The lobby serves as guests' first impression, setting the tone for their entire stay. Wildlife art in the lobby creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere, inviting guests to relax from the moment they arrive.

Guest Rooms and Suites

Guest rooms are private sanctuaries where guests retreat to rest and rejuvenate. Wildlife art in guest rooms adds a personal touch and creates a sense of intimacy, making guests feel right at home amidst the comforts of nature.

Dining Areas and Restaurants

Dining areas offer a unique opportunity to showcase wildlife art in a social setting. Whether it's a fine dining restaurant or a cozy cafe, artwork adds ambience and character to the space, enhancing the overall dining experience for guests.

Collaborating with a Wildlife Artist as a Hotel Owner

Commissioning Custom Artwork

Commissioning custom artwork allows hotel owners to create bespoke pieces that reflect the property's unique identity and personality. Working closely with a wildlife artist such as myself ensures that the artwork aligns with the hotel's vision and values.

Hosting Art Events and Exhibitions

Hosting art events and exhibitions provides a platform for showcasing local talent and engaging with the community. These events, from artist residencies to gallery openings, create buzz and excitement around the hotel, attracting art enthusiasts and travellers alike.


Incorporating wildlife art into hotel decor offers many benefits, from enhancing aesthetic appeal to creating memorable guest experiences. As a wildlife artist, my creations will have the ability to elevate everyday spaces into remarkable environments that leave a lasting impression on guests.

To discuss what wildlife artwork would be the most suitable for your hotel or the hotel you are decorating (if you are an interior designer), please contact me today, and I will be more than happy to help you.



Modern sitting area of a hotel with black and white pen wildlife art of an old tree by Aga Grandowicz

Image: A modern sitting area of a hotel with black and white pen wildlife art of an old tree by Aga Grandowicz (see more here).



Q: What is the best way to incorporate wildlife art into small hotel spaces?

A: Opt for smaller-scale pieces or digital prints that can be easily integrated into existing decor without overwhelming the space.


Q: Can wildlife art be used in eco-friendly hotels?

A: Absolutely! Wildlife art complements the ethos of eco-friendly hotels by promoting conservation and celebrating the beauty of the natural world.


Q: How can I ensure that the wildlife art in my hotel appeals to a diverse range of guests?

A: Choose artwork representing various wildlife species and habitats, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility for all guests.


Q: Is wildlife art a worthwhile investment for my hotel?

A: Wildlife art offers a high return on investment by enhancing guest satisfaction, attracting repeat business, and setting your hotel apart from the competition.