Wednesday 25 April 2012

India Teaching Residency

Find out how Konrad, Siobhan, Dan and Emma got on in India by going to the India Teaching Res tab above!

John Ruskin Prize

This new prize created by the Campaign for Drawing and the Guild of St George aims to encourage fresh interpretations of the natural environment. The deadline is the 1st June, for details about the prize how to apply visit  John Ruskin Prize

For Further reading go to the Guild of St George web site Guild of St George

Bulldog Bursary

The Bulldog Bursary aims to develop the talent of a portrait artist at an early stage in their career. The bursary is worth £5,000, plus an extra donation of £2,500 from the de Laszlo Foundation. The aim is to provide an opportunity for an artist, regardless of location, to be mentored by Members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Other benefits include access to facilities at the Heatherley School of Fine Art. 
Receiving day: Friday 11th  May 10am- 5pm at Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5BD. For more information and to download the registration pack go to Mall Galleries

Thursday 12 April 2012

Exhibition at The Prince's Drawing School

Alumni Christopher Green, Phoebe Cope, Sophie Charalambous, Rydal Hanbury and tutors Martin Shortis, Jeanette Barnes and Sharon Beavan will be exhibiting large scale drawings in this group show at The Prince’s Drawing School. Show ends 10 May.

James Harrison

James is exhibiting in a joint show entitled "We Need These Images" at Cole Gallery until 28 April. Cole Gallery, 3-4a Little Portland St, London W1W 7JB, 0207 323 9432 for info go to

Kim Scouller

Kim and Lara Scouller have a joint show at the RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow. There will be a private view on Friday 20 April 5.00 - 7.00 pm. The exhibition runs until 28 April 2012
Gallery opening times are Tuesday - Friday 10.30 - 5.00 pm and  Saturday 10.30 - 3.00 pm
The address is RGI Kelly Gallery, 118 Douglas Street, Glasgow, G2 4ET more details at

Rosie Wellesley

Rosie's first children's book "The Very Helpful Hedgehog" is coming out this week! It is published by Pavillion press, you can find out more at The Very Helpful Hedgehog

Artist's Retreat in Ireland

Alumnus Phoebe Cope runs a residency at her family home Shankill Castle, in Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland. The house is surrounded by beautiful woodlands and gardens and has been a hub for artists and writers for over two decades. For 190 euros a week they provide each artist with a self catering apartment which includes a twin or double bedroom, a bathroom, a studio and a large kitchen.  

For more information  email or go to   or  Shankill Castle

Leigh Niland

Leigh's work will be featured in a book called "The Art of Dissent: London's Olympic State" which is edited by Hilary Powell, others contributors include Iain Sinclair. The book will be launched in June, for more information see: Londons Olympic State

Philip Firsov

Philip is currently exhibiting a series of paintings at Pushkin House which are inspired by the "Anthropology of Neo-Byzantium".

You can visit Pushkin House daily between 4pm-6pm at 5a Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA.