Announcing The Drawn Prize-Winners

23 March 2015

It’s quite a coup to get work accepted into our Open Submission Exhibitions and even more so for your work to be selected to win a prize!  The RWA are delighted to announce the winners for DRAWN 2015. The Theresa … Continue reading


Arboretum Artist – Julian Perry set to exhibit at the Venice Biennale

17 March 2015

We chat to Arboretum artist Julian Perry on his latest success being displayed as part of The Venice Biennale this summer. At the Venice Biennale  I will be showing in an exhibition titled “Vita Vitale” at the Palazzo Garzoni . … Continue reading


Our Top Events during Drawn

11 March 2015

The galleries are currently undergoing a transformation from  wooded canopy to modern contemporary drawing room. As we approach the opening of Drawn and Drawing On.. The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art we take a look at some … Continue reading


Arboretum The Art of Trees; the Aborealists and other Artists An overview by Michael Toseland

11 February 2015

‘Trees’ One simple word that evokes an inexplicable feeling of warmth within us. Perhaps because of our age old symbiosis of keeper of shelter and protector, of providing the very oxygen that sustains us, and the very surroundings that astound … Continue reading


Small is Beautiful – Academician Artworks for Sale

5 February 2015

Small is beautiful, a little exhibition currently taking place in the Papadeli Café at the RWA could just as easily by called Hidden Treasures because that is exactly what is contained in this show. Academicians have offered small works for sale, … Continue reading


What’s on for Families this Half Term

28 January 2015

Tree Tales with Rosie Faragher Tuesday 17 February 3pm – 5.30pm £10 per child Suitable for children aged between 7 and 12, accompanied by an adult. Book online here Join Bristol-based author-illustrator Rosie Faragher for an afternoon of drawing, storymaking and storytelling, in response … Continue reading


Get Drawing – Drawn 2015 submissions for entry

20 January 2015

There’s only a month and a half to go until Drawn 2015 submissions close and the RWA are encouraging artists from all over the country to inspire us with their drawn works. Why Submit? For emerging artists, the exhibition offers … Continue reading


Half Term at the RWA

19 January 2015

FEBRUARY HALF-TERM Tree Tales! With Rosie Faragher Tuesday 17 February 3pm – 5.30pm / £10 per child Suitable for children aged between 7 and 12 Join Bristol-based author-illustrator Rosie Faragher for an afternoon of drawing, storymaking and storytelling, in response … Continue reading


Meet the Curator – Tim Craven on Arboretum

7 January 2015

We chat to Tim Craven from Southampton City Art Gallery who curated the stunning Arboretum exhibition (on display at the RWA until 8 March) about his inspiration behind the show. I first had the idea to form a group of artists … Continue reading


Twilight Tuesdays at the RWA

31 December 2014

The Creative Gym Each week you will be guided through a range of fun, informal and unusual art-making activities by a range of experienced tutors. Absolute beginners welcome! Book onlinehere.  Artist Professional Development Sessions  A new series of Career Professional … Continue reading


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