The New Creations Coaching

16 October 2014

This year New Creations Coaching donated a prize of creative coaching sessions to the winner of their prize. Here one of their pupils, Catherine talks about the impact the coaching had on her and her practice. The New Creations coaching prize … Continue reading


Selection Day for the Royal West of England Academy’s Annual Open Exhibition will keep you guessing right up to the very last hopeful entry.

4 October 2014

At 5pm today the results of the South West’s largest Open Exhibition are announced. On 27th September Volunteer Nadia Nuami was lucky enough to sit in on Selection Day and get a behind the canvases look at the Selection Day … Continue reading


Autumn Art Party

2 October 2014

You are invited to the RWA’s Autumn Art Party on 23rd October at 7:30pm. If the amazing Secret Postcard Auction in July was anything to go by, the RWA’s Autumn Art Party looks set to be the hottest art ticket … Continue reading


New Chair of the RWA Board – Adrian Tinniswood OBE

29 September 2014

New Chair of the RWA Board The RWA is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair – Adrian Tinniswood OBE – who will take up his new role in late October. Adrian Tinniswood’s career has combined work with … Continue reading


Overview by Michael Toseland on Tim Shaw RA Casting a Dark Democracy

12 September 2014

RWA Volunteer Michael Toseland picked Casting a Dark Democracy by Tim Shaw, one of the iconic images of the exhibition ‘Shock and Awe: Contemporary Artists at War and Peace‘ to focus on. Michael has written about how the piece made … Continue reading


Art History Day Schools at the RWA

10 September 2014

As part of our Learning and Participation programme the RWA have two fascinating Art History Day Schools looking at art, artists and architecture. Lead by professionals renowned in their field these courses aim to give a greater insight and understanding … Continue reading


The RWA staff and supporters get ready to reach new heights!

3 September 2014

This Sunday 40 fearless fundraisers will be abseiling 100ft in front of the Royal West of England Academy as part of the RWA’s Abseil for Art which will raise much needed funds for the gallery. Many of the participants will be … Continue reading


UWE The Centre for Moving Image Research and RWA Bursary Awardee Lucy Williams

21 August 2014

The Royal West of England Academy and the Centre for Moving Image Research of the University of the West of England are offering artists of the South West three bursaries of £1000 for the creation of works of moving image … Continue reading


A look at Re-Membering I

14 August 2014

 Re-membering I is part of Back From the Front: Art, Memory and the Aftermath of War, a programme of exhibitions and events at the RWA commemorating the start of The Great War and 75th anniversary of the start of the … Continue reading


RWA Spotlight Printmaker – Sophie Rae

10 August 2014

The RWA are pleased to showcase the beautiful work of local craft professionals. For each exhibition we choose a Spotlight Print-maker and a Maker of the Moment who work we feel complement work. Sophie Rae’s work has been created using … Continue reading