Thursday 26 June 2014

PGCE end of year exhibition at the Institute of Education

The PGCE end of year exhibition at the Institute of Education is commencing with the private view tomorrow, Friday 27th June, 6 - 8pm. Charlie Reed, Ben Nathan and Hannah Turner-Duffin are exhibiting. 
Institute of Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL
Open weekdays 10am - 5pm

Threadneedle Prize deadline

 The Threadneedle Prize deadline is approaching – submissions close on 3 July 2014.
"The Threadneedle Prize champions the most exciting figurative art produced in the UK and Europe today, offering the winning artist a cash award of £20,000, plus the winner’s own exhibition at Mall Galleries in 2015."

Rydal Hanbury

Rydal's drawings are in a group exhibition 'Catching the Eye'  at The Crypt Gallery
Dates:- 2-6 July 12-7pm
St Pancras Church, Euston Rd., NW1 2BA

Friday 20 June 2014

Daniel MacCarthy

Dan would love you to join him for the Private View of 'Moksha Patam' next week.
  Friday 27th June, 7pm - 9pm at DIG creative space, 87 Old Rd Lewisham, SE13 5SU. The opening will be followed by bands and DJs from 9pm.

Carl Randall at Art Volta, Basel

Carl is showing a large painting made in Japan, ‘Tokyo Portrait,’  at ‘Art Volta’ 10, Basel, Switzerland. June 16th – 21st.  
Art Volta runs alongside Art Basel, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious art fairs. The painting is being exhibited with The Berloni Gallery, London.
He has also just exhibited ‘Hibakusha Portraits’, a series of 6 drawings made in Hiroshima of survivors of the Atomic Bomb, at University College London Museum, as part of the museum's permanent collection.

Pippa Ridley

Pippa is showing work at Thomas Williams Fine Art, in the exhibition 'Colour / Figure: Works from 1960 to the present day'.
The exhibition is open now until Friday 27th June. Monday - Friday 10 - 6pm.

Bow Arts Open Studios

Bow Arts Open Studios is happening next weekend, Friday 27th (6 - 9pm) and Saturday 28th (1 - 5pm) June.
Lots more information can be found on their website.

"The Bow Arts Open is the highlight of our events calendar and a chance to show off the amazing talent and enthusiasm of our community of over 400 artists. This community embraces visual artists, sculptors, designers and craftspeople and the Open provides an opportunity to throw open the doors and embrace the wider creative community and general public.This year's Open is taking a slightly different format to previous years. The Bow Road and P1 Open Studios takes place in June, followed by the SE1 Open Studios and Open Show later in September down in Bermondsey."

Harriet Piercy exhibition

Harriet is showing her recent work in her exhibition 'Portraits of Place' at Kevis House in Petworth, Sussex.

14 - 30 June 2014. Monday - Saturday 10.30 - 5pm.

Kevis House, Lombard Street, Petworth, West  Sussex, GU28 0AG

Harriet was selected to be the artist in residence at the 2012 'Works on Paper Fair' at the Science Museum, organised and sponsored by the directors of Kevis House Gallery. The directors have invited Harriet to hold a solo show at the gallery as they were interested to see how her work has developed in the intervening two years.
"Working across a number of locations, Harriet's current work explores the effect of time on lived-in landscapes. She is interested in the changing identities of built environments - their histories, textures and characters that inhabit them. "

Thursday 5 June 2014

RA Schools Final Year Exhibition

The RA Schools Show is coming up.

13 June - 29 June, RA Schools, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, Free entry. 

Saturday – Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 10pm

NB: They will be closed on 4 June from 1pm and all day on 17 and 23 June.

"The RA Schools Show is the annual exhibition of works by final year students at the Royal Academy Schools, the first art school in Britain. Held in the studio spaces of the Schools the exhibition invites students to show works developed over a three-year period of post graduate study, providing visitors with a rare opportunity to view and buy exceptional pieces from an emerging generation of new artists."

Job vacancies at The National Gallery

The National Gallery are currently advertising some job vacancies on their careers website.

Anna Ilsley at STORE

Anna would love to see you at STORE on Friday for the opening of TEMPLE OF LUSTS. 

As artist in residence at STORE during May Anna has developed a new body of work begun during her residency at the British School in Athens. With giant paper cut-outs she is (from ceiling to floor) creating a mythological, legendary landscape inspired by medieval painted churches. Using the local Treadwells bookshop (specialists of the banned, burned and ridiculed literature) to search for myths and characters, the current cast include Queens of tragedy Sarah Siddons as Boudica, Lady Godiva as herself and Tina Turner as Compere. 

Private View Friday 6th June from 6-10 p.m. If you want to come but cant make the PV please e-mail annailsley at The show will be open by appointment for two weeks.

Tuesday 3 June 2014

The Derwant Art Prize

The prize offers a total of £12,650 and is open to artists over 18 throughout the world.
They accept work using graphite, charcoal, pastel, watersoluble or coloured pencils.
An exhibition of shortlisted works will be on show in September 2014 at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.
The deadline is 9th June 2014.