Call for Entries Open Now

The RBA Call for Entries is now open! The Royal Society of British Artists seeks submissions of work for exhibition at their Annual Exhibition 2019. Here’s President of the RBA, Nick Tidnam, to tell us more: How to Submit ALL work must be submitted online. Pre-selection from online entries will take place, after which pre-selected entries should be delivered to … Read More

RBA Christmas Lunch

An excellent Christmas Lunch was enjoyed by Members of the RBA on the 7th December in the TACP room at 17 Carlton House Terrace. Staff of the FBA including outgoing Director Lewis McNaught joined Members for lunch.  The RBA send particular thanks to Meg Dutton for organising  the amazing spread we all enjoyed and our thanks also go to Annie Williams … Read More

RBA President Nick Tidnam made Honorary Member of RBSA

At a recent presentation in Birmingham, RBA President Nick Tidnam was made Honorary Member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA). Nick is seen proudly displaying his certificate, flanked by RBSA President Rob Neil (left), and RBSA Ambassador, the Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Mr John Crabtree (right). The presentation was at the RBSA Gallery, and was held during the … Read More

LARA Prizewinner’s Blog

Each year, the LARA Prize for a Young Artist is awarded for work that balances technical understanding with a subject that is authentic and relevant to the twenty-first century. As the recipient of this year’s LARA Prize, I had the privilege of attending a week-long painting class taught by Luca Indraccolo. The first day was dedicated to drawing. We were … Read More

Ronald Maddox Hon PS FCSD Hon RBA PPRI Hon RWS

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ronald Maddox Hon RBA. Ronald was born in Purley, Surrey in 1930. In 1945 he studied Art at St. Albans School of Art and Hertfordshire College of Art & Design and in 1950-56 studied at the London College of Printing and Graphic Art, Regents Street Polytechnic School of Art … Read More

November News Updates for the RBA

Peter Kelly has a one-man show in the Chapel Galleries, Chapel, Essex, which runs until the 2nd December John Sprakes is working on a book to be published in the new year Sue Campion’s solo show is at the Russell Gallery, 12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 1JP and continues until the 24th November: Christopher Miers invites you to … Read More

October News Updates for the RBA

ANTHONY YATES has been invited, by a viewer of our RBA website, to spend two free weeks at a beautiful house in Montemarcello, Italy, in order to paint.  He was chosen because the house owner loved his work which she saw online and she is making the house available to him at the time she and her husband are in London.  This is … Read More

September News update for the RBA

News Update for September MARTYN BALDWIN has a show of his recent works at the Gallery Lacaux, St Rémy-de-Provence, until the 16th September MEL PETTERSON has a show of his drypoints and etchings at the Chelsea Arts Club, which is running until the 25th September THE GEEDON GALLERY’s Autumn Exhibition runs from 6th – 21st October and includes work from: … Read More

Rome Scholarship 2019

The Rome Scholarship 2019 This competition opens on September 10th 2018 and closes on January 31st 2019 The Royal Society of British Artists is able to offer this major scholarship as a result of a generous bequest from the late Mr G H Benn in memory of his late wife Marianne Von Werther, a former member of the RBA. This … Read More

BBC Midlands Visit RBA exhibition at Trent Art Gallery

  BBC Midlands visited the RBA exhibition at Trent Art Gallery. The RBA thank Henry Birks and Trent Art for their commitment to the show and for the publicity they have generated for the RBA. Here is the clip of our @RoyalSocBritArt exhibition ‘A Road Less Travelled’ @AkashBhatt72 @AnnieBoisseau @JillLeman @cherylculverart @artslattery @AnthonyYatesRBA @REWellsArtist @DavidBrammeld pic.twitter.com/W0OeJfrCh2 Share: