Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Aude is showing a drawing entitled ' Jacob and the Angel' at The London Group exhibition at the Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, SE1 8TJ, continues until 13 December. For details go to The London Group
Medals and Miniatures
Pictured: The Green Man by Sam Halstead
Pictured: The Green Man by Sam Halstead
The John Ruskin Prize 2014 is now open for applications, this drawing prize was founded last year by The Campaign for Drawing and The Guild of St George. The subject is 'Drawing Britain Now'. Deadline 7 April, for more detail and how to apply go to The John Ruskin Prize 2014
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Freddy Dewe Mathews is looking for someone to share his studio with. It's a very nice and bright space on the ground floor of a block of studios just off Coldharbour Lane; between Brixton and Camberwell (Loughborough Junction). He is very rarely in there at the moment and so you would have it all to yourself most of the time.
The space is around 210 square feet but also has an outside area of just under 100 square feet. The cost per month is £120. Pictures attached. If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Pignano Residency or Dumfries House Residency
Thursday, 31 October 2013
The Abbey Scholarship and Abbey Fellowships offer all-expenses-paid Residency in Rome, with a stipend of up to £700 a month for the Scholar and £800 for Fellows. The nine-month Abbey Scholarship is usually given to an emergent painter, while the three-month Abbey Fellowships are awarded to mid-career painters. Abbey Awards are open to people of UK and US nationality, and to citizens of other countries provided that they have lived in the UK or the US for at least 5 years. There is no age limit. Deadline for applications is the 13 January 2014 all details here: http://www.abbey.org.uk/
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
This year Anna was awarded a residency and £2,500 bursary by The British School in Athens. She is currently living and working in Athens and is now half way through her residency, to read about her time so far go to the 'Opportunities' page above or visit her blog http://annailsley.tumblr.com/
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Eleanor has been shortlisted for the Griffin Art Prize 2013, her work will be exhibited alongside the other nine shortlisted artists at the Griffin Gallery, 21 Evesham Street, London, W11 4AJ. Opens 6.30pm - 9pm on Wednesday 6 November, exhibition continues until 29 November. For more details go to http://griffingallery.co.uk/
Nat has a new show called 'Joyride' opening this Friday 1 November at Peckham Springs Gallery, 22A Blenheim Grove, SE15 4QN. Open Friday and Saturday 6pm - Midnight. Exhibition continues until 16 November, for more information or to RSVP for the opening night go to www.natpimlott.com or
Rossen has a solo show called 'Antilovewise' in the Gallery Cafe, St. Margaret's House in Bethnal Green. The private view is on 7th November from 6.30- 9pm at The Gallery Cafe, St. Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, E2 9PL. Opening times Mon- Fri: 8am-9pm, Sat -Sun: 9pm- 9pm. The exhibition continues until 2nd December.
Tonight is your last chance to see this exhibition of Will's new paintings in the enormous vaults beneath St Mary Magdalene's church in London. ALL WELCOME! The closing party is tonight, Tuesday 29 October, beginning at 7.30pm with a candle lit recital of Tudor polyphony, admission is free. St Mary Magdalene's Church, Rowington Close, W2 5TF www.williamstevenswilliamstevens.com
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Thursday, 10 October 2013
Wednesday, 9 October 2013
Dan will be showing work at his open studio this weekend, the private view is on Thursday 10 October, 6- 9pm. It will open all weekend. The address is 399 Rotherhithe New Road, near Old Kent Road, South Bermondsey, SE16 3HG.
Wednesday, 2 October 2013
The John Moores Painting Prize 2014 is now open for submissions. The Deadline is 25 October, for details go to http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/
(Pictured) 'Breugel Camp' by alumnus Neal Jones previous runner up of John Moores Painting Prize.
Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Anna won the British School at Athens Bursary 2013. She has just gone to Athens where she will be making work about the seers at Delphi. The award provides a studio and accommodation in the School as well as a bursary of £2,500. You can read more about the British School in Athens here www.bsa.ac.uk
Fabienne is taking part in the Deptford X Fringe, on until 6 October. For more details go to: http://www.deptfordx.webeden.co.uk/
She also has a joint exhibition of drawings and collage entitled “Meet the housewives” in the Art Licks weekend, 4-6 October, for more information visit:http://www.artlicks.com
And finally Fabienne will be showing at the Pushingprint Festival at the Margate gallery 5-20 October, to find out more go to http://pushingprint.co.uk/festival
Ben Barbour was selected to be the resident artist on a tanker traveling from Qatar to Wales as part of the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture. He documented the voyage and crew through drawing. You can follow Ben's journey if you go to the July posts here http://www.facebook.com/QatarUK2013
Sunday, 15 September 2013
You can now see the wonderful murals that Konrad Gabriel, Emma Seach, Siobhan Lennon and Jonathan Farr made with the children of Karm Marg and Jamghat, shelters from homeless and disadvantaged children in Delhi. Either go to the "India Teaching Residency" tab above or visit the projects and testimonials pages at www.artreachindia.com.
Friday, 21 June 2013
Alumni Jessie Makinson, Clara Drummond and current Drawing Year student Laura Footes will all be part of a series of one day exhibitions at Flower's Gallery, 21 Cork Street. Each exhibition will be open from 10am -7pm on the following days:
26th June - Jessie Makinson (work pictured above) selected by Catherine Goodman
27th June - Clara Drummond selected by Ishbel Myerscough
4th July - Laura Footes selected by Celia Paul
To find out more click here www.flowersgallery.com
The Prince's Drawing School is now calling for submissions for the India Teaching Residency 2013. There are places for 4 alumni to go on the 10 week residency starting early October 2013 and ending late December 2013. To apply please submit your application form with a portfolio of at least 10 drawings and up to 3 sketchbooks. Deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 1st July. You can download application form here IIFA Teaching Residency Application Form 2013 For more details look on the India Teaching Res page above.
Thursday, 20 June 2013
David Caldwell, Sophie Levi, Freddy Clark (whose portrait of Josh is pictured above), Carl Randall, Clara Drummond and tutor Julie Held are exhibiting in this year's BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. David's piece is 77 small portraits all done from short sittings with friends, many of whom are Drawing Year alumni. Show opens 20th June and continues until 15 September.
Tuesday, 18 June 2013
Konrad will be showing drawings and monoprints in his solo show: " The Human Herd" which open on Wednesday 26 June, 6pm-9pm, at the English Restaurant, 52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, E1 6AG. Exhibition continues until 14 July.
Carl was the recipient of the BP Travel Award 2012, his series of paintings “In the footsteps of Hiroshige: The Tokaido Highway and Portraits of Modern Japan” will be on display at The National Portrait Gallery June 20th – September 15th. The paintings were made on a journey along the route connecting Tokyo and Kyoto which was famously documented by the Japanese Woodblock Printer Ando Hiroshige in 1832.
Jaime will be in group show "Edge of the Land" at The Hundred Years gallery, opening night Thursday 20 June from 6.30pm. Exhibition continues until 30 June. Hundred Years Gallery, 13 Pearson Street, London, E2 8JD www.hundredyearsgallery.com
David Caldwell is looking to share his studio in Bermondsey from end June. It is big (215 Square feet) with plenty of natural light and David won't be there at all from mid July to end August . Rent is £103 per month (each). Address is: Bow Arts SE1 Studios, 46 Willow Walk, SE1 5SF. If you are interested please contact David: email@example.com 07791 389 419
Wednesday, 5 June 2013
Drawing Year alumni Josias Figuerido, Fergus McHardy, Serena Rowe (illustrated), Sophie Levi, Judi Green and Carl Randall are in this year's RA Summer Exhibition. Opens 10 June, continues until 18 August. www.royalacademy.org.uk
Lily's band The Graphite Set is launching its new EP on Wednesday 5th June at The Sebright Arms, Bethnal Green. You can either buy tickets online https://parallellines.ticketabc.com/events/graphite-set-emperor/ or on the door. The Graphite Set will play at . You can hear The Graphite Set here: soundcloud.com here youtube.com and find out more here www.thegraphiteset.com
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Neal is in an exhibition called 'The House of Martha and Mary' at the Darren Knight Gallery in Sydney, Australia, until 8 June, click here for details www.darrenknightgallery.com and he is also in a show a bit closer to home called 'Nestbeschmutzer' at Southard Reid Gallery, 7 Royalty Mews, Soho, until 15 June. For details go to southardreid.com
Several Drawing Year alumni are taking part in this exhibition of work from the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant which took place last summer. 'Artists of the Pageant' will open on Monday 3 June, 6.30- 9pm, at JWM Turner's House, Sandycombe Lodge, 40 Sandycombe Road, Twickenham, TW1 2LR, exhibition continues until 16 June. www.thamescapes.com
Fabienne took part in 'Art is Bread' at the Gallop Space in Deptford last month. Along with another artist she made 300 postcard size drawings. The show was inspired by the quote by El Salvador poet Roque Dalton; " Poetry like bread is for everyone."
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Perienne's drawing is on the cover of this month's edition of the magazine Modern Poetry in Translation. MPT was founded in 1965 by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort whose aim was to deal truthfully with the real contemporary world. http://www.mptmagazine.com/
Paul, Jessie and Constanza are in a joint show entitled 'Re-Enchanted Worlds' at Boss and Baum gallery, opening 22 May, 6- 9pm, exhibition continues until 14 June. Bosse and Baum Gallery, 7- 9 Tyron Street, SW3 3 LG http://www.bosseandbaum.com/#
Constanza is showing in the new landscape exhibition 'Our Autonomous Nature II' which opens on Tuesday 21 May, 7pm at the Testbed space in Battersea, exhibition continues until 24 May.
Testbed, SW11 4NP, click here to find out more ourautonomousnature.tumblr.com
Testbed, SW11 4NP, click here to find out more ourautonomousnature.tumblr.com
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Nhatt's drawing, entitled 'My Last Inch', won 3rd prize in The Roostein Hopkins Exhibition, it will be on display at the Morley Gallery, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1.The opening is 4.30- 7pm on 16 May, exhibition continues until 8 June. All details here www.parkerharris.co.uk
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Tutor Johnny Dewe Mathews has a solo exhibition entitled ' Behind the Scenes, Kitchens, Orchestras and Film Sets' opening this week at two galleries on Cork Street: 13- 18 May at Gallery 27 and 14- 25 May at 21 Cork Street, 1st Floor. Open Daily from 11am - 7pm.
Applications are now open for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013. You need to register by the 9 June and if you live in London submit work by 29 June, for deadlines to drop off work outside London, to register and for all other information go to www.parkerharris.co.uk
Nick, Anthony and Mary are exhibiting in group show called 'New Contemporary South' at St Anne's Gallery in Lewes. The exhibition will be open over two weekends: the 11-12 May and 18-19 May. You can find out about the exhibition here www.stannesgalleries.com