Ronald Morgan Sen RBA Hon ROI 1936 – 2019

    It is with great sadness that we report the death of Ronald Morgan. Ronald had had a fall on the stone stairs in his block of flats and received a brain injury.  The prognosis was not good and, although he had surgery and remained in the Critical Care Ward, he died at 3.30 a.m. on the 31st August … 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

Peter Kelly Sen. RBA NEAC

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Senior Member of the RBA, Peter Kelly. Peter Kelly was trained in Graphic Design at the West Ham School of Art and Technology and afterwards at the Central School of Art and Design in London. He has pursued a career as a graphic designer, illustrator and painter and was … Read More

Dr Leonard McComb 1930 – 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr Leonard McComb RA Hon RBA. Leonard McComb described his work as visual abstractions after nature. He was very interested in the detail in nature and declared that everything he drew or painted, whether a portrait head, flower, landscape, still life or breaking sea wave, was a portrait to … Read More

Leigh Parry Sen.RBA MA PPPS Hon.SEA Hon.PSC

Leigh Parry, Sen RBA, PPPS, Hon SEA, Hon PSC, 1919 – 2017 RBA President Nick Tidnam says: I was very sorry to hear the sad news about Leigh. I have always found him to be a very kind and friendly man who made me feel most welcome as a new member of the RBA. He served as treasurer on the … Read More