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The RBA Annual Open Exhibition 2015

Our next Annual Open Exhibition at Mall Galleries will be open from Wednesday the 5th of March until Saturday the 21st of March 2015.

Registration and digital submission will be open for entries from Monday the 8th of Septermber 2014 at noon.

For further details and key dates see the how to exhibit page.


The Rome Scholarship 2015

Applications for the 2015 Rome Scholarship will be accepted from the 1st of September to the 31st of December 2014, with interviews to follow in January 2015.

For further details see the Rome Scholarship page.


RBA Exhibition at the Lloyd's Register

RBA members will be exhibiting at Gallery@LR located in the Lloyd's Register building in London during October. The gallery is located in the reception atrium at 71 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4BS.

Exhibition dates are from Friday the 3rd of October to Thursday the 30th of October. Opening times being Monday to Friday 10am to 4 pm. The gallery is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

For further details and a location map see the Gallery@LR website.

A selection of the works on show at the exhibition can be viewed here.


Geedon Gallery: Autumn Exhibition

David Eustace, Ken Howard, Peter Kelly, Jill Leman, Martin Leman, Barbara Richardson, Tessa Spencer Pryse and Jacqueline Taber from the RBA together with members of other societies will be showing at the Autumn 2014 exhibition at Geedon Gallery in Essex.

Dates are from the 4th to the 19th of October 2014 and the exhibition is open from 11am to 5:30pm daily, and thereafter by appointment until the 15th of December.

For contact and address details see the Geedon Gallery website.


Curwen Gallery Prize for Figurative Painting

The work of eighteen artists feature in this exhibition, each having been selected from the many submissions that were made to Curwen Gallery's first ever Prize for Figurative Painting. Several RBA members are on the shortlist.

The exhibition is open from 8th to the 29th of October. See the Curwen Gallery website for opening times.

Curwen Gallery
34 Windmill Street
Fitzrovia, London. W1T 2JR

For contact and address details see the Curwen Gallery website.


Hans Schwarz (1922 - 2003) - Biography

A biography of Hans Schwarz written by Paul Upton is to be published in October. Hans was a member of the RBA and this is the first biography of a prolific artist best known primarily for his portraits, several of which are in the National Portrait gallery.

The book is published to coincide with an exhibition representing his life's work at the Lynda Cotton Gallery in Watchet, Somerset, 13th - 26th October, 2014.

There will be a National Portrait Gallery launch on the 9th October 2014.

Hans Schwarz

Hans Schwarz by Paul Upton
Sansom & Co Advance Information Sheet
270 x 210 mm
144 pp, 70 archive photographs, 48 full colour plates
Hardback £25
ISBN: 978-1-908326-64-5


Andy Wood PRI

Andy Wood PRI

Congratulations to Andy Wood on being elected as President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours.

Andy, a member of the RI since 1981, takes over the post from Ronald Maddox.

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours




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