Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Douglas Farthing exhibits drawings and paintings from Iraq

British Soldiers on the streets of Basra, Iraq (2009) by Douglas Farthing

Douglas Farthing (DY 2015) will be showing work from 2009, made in Iraq during his last tour with the British Army and never exhibited before. The group exhibition, titled 'War & Peace', features four members of the Armed Forces Art Society.
  • War & Peace at Menier Gallery,  7-11 March, Address: 51 Southward Street, London, SE1 1RU.
Doug retired from the British Army in 2013, after which he attended the Drawing Year. With no formal art training, he made many drawings on the back of  military maps. You can two examples of drawing from Basra here. 

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Twelve alumni and faculty in Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2017

Twelve alumni and members of faculty have had paintings selected for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize exhibition in March. The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize was created in 2005 to encourage the very best creative representational painting and promote the skill of draughtsmanship. Click on each title below to view the works:

Daniel Preece
 This Must be the Place
Carl Randall David Mitchell and the Whispering Gallery
Carl Randall Katie Leung and the Shed
Cherry Pickles A487
Christopher Green Lunchtime, Liverpool Street
Elvira Rose Oddy Landscape
Mary Millner Keep Out (Auchinleck Mine)
Max Naylor Inlet 
Tim Patrick Mary
Stephen Polatch Footballer
Stephen Polatch Boy in Wood II
Chris Wallbank Westminster from Festival Hall

Cherry Pickles: new paintings

Cherry Pickles (RDS Senior Faculty) has a solo exhibition opening in a fortnight:

Smoking with the Boys
An Exhibition of Paintings
Cherry Pickles

Saturday 25 February – Sunday 9 April
Vernissage 6.00 - 9.30 Saturday 25 February

Viewing by appointment: 0208 801 8577/07976 090 279

The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, N17 9AS

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Dan McCarthy and Charlie Masson in group exhibition

Dan McCarthy and Charlie Masson (both DY 2011) have work in a group exhibition titled 'Caput' at The Crypt Gallery in Euston in February. The exhibition will be open 6-12 February, with Private Views on Thu 9 February 6-9pm and Sat 11 February 5-9pm. Download the invite here. More info here