Good News for the Summer

William Packer  Has a couple of drawings in the current Chelsea Art Club display which is at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London David Sprakes David is showing work at Patchings Arts Centre, Nottingham from Saturday 11th May to Sunday 29th September with the YORKSHIRE SCULPTORS GROUP in an outdoor exhibition called BREAKING GROUND.  He also has work in … Read More

RBA forges links with young Blacksmiths at Hereford College of Art

The Royal Society of British Artists works hard throughout the year to support and encourage young and emerging artists. Alongside the Rome Scholarship, the RBA Rising Stars exhibition, the RBA Star Students programme and offering the de Lazslo Foundation and LARA Prizes to young artists, this year the RBA have forged links with the BA Artist Blacksmithing course at Hereford … Read More

Win Donated Painting by Ken Howard OBE Hon RBA PPNEAC RA ROI

Ken Howard OBE Hon RBA PPNEAC RA ROI has kindly donated a painting (approximate value £5,000) as a Raffle Prize for the RBA. This is a wonderful opportunity to win and own an oil painting by Ken Howard. Tickets cost £2 each and will be on sale during the RBA Annual Exhibition, opening July 4 – July 14. The work … Read More

Talks & Demonstrations during the Exhibition

Thursday 4th July 2pm – 4pm John Sprakes: “Journey into Abstraction” – a power point talk showing the artist’s fascinating creative journey from figurative through to abstract work. His work is celebrated in his new book of the same title, which illustrates his journey with lots of colour illustrations. Friday 5th July 2pm – 4pm Coffee afternoon. Sketching in the … Read More

“The Family Portrait” Competition

The “Family Portrait” was a competition for students from Polish Saturday Schools organised by the Polish Educational Society under the aegis of “The Portrait Foundation” by Barbara Hamilton. Mick Davies VPRBA had been invited to join the panel of judges to select the winning works. There were more than 600 entries from all over the UK and a final 130 … Read More

Arthur Lockwood RBA RWS RBSA (1934 – 2019)

It is with great sadness that the RBA has received the news of the death of Arthur Lockwood who died earlier this month. Arthur Lockwood was renowned for his urban and industrial watercolours of Birmingham and the Black Country, Arthur was born and brought up in Birmingham. Drawing and painting from an early age he began his full-time art education … Read More

RBA ‘Rising Stars’ Exhibition photographs

Exhibition Dates: 26th April 2019 – 19th June 2019 Location: The Royal Over-Seas League, 6 Park Pl, St. James’s, London SW1A 1LR Tel: +44 (0)20 7408 0214 ext. 214 or 216 Website: https://www.rosl.org.uk/ The RBA RISING STARS show is at The Royal Over-Seas League in Central London and is open until the 16th June. It was opened by Mick Davies VPRBA … Read More

2019 May News

STOP PRESS NEWS: RBA at M1 Fine Art. Selected Members of the RBA showed work with the M1 Gallery Charing Cross Road for the month of March and then subsequently the exhibition transferred to the Greenwich Gallery. The final sales report has exceeded expectations with sales in excess of £85,000. The V&A have acquired this work by Shanti Panchal  Shanti also … Read More

Work by Shanti Panchal, Hon RBA acquired by the V&A.

Work by Shanti Panchal, Hon RBA acquired by the V&A. SPECIAL EVENT Saturday, 27 April 2019 Jain Art: celebrating Mahavir Jayanti “Jainism originated in India and is one of the world’s oldest religions. This event marks the annual celebration of the birth of Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankar (spiritual teacher). Discover more about Jainism with fascinating talks from contemporary Jain art … Read More