April 2012

Lyndon Richards

14 April - 24 May 2012

Work inspired by the colours of the seasons, landscapes and seascapes of southern Britain and northern France.

Peter Wiltshire

25 February - 11 April

Exhibition evoking a sense of the inherent mystery, timelessness and surreal elements of the ancient landscape of the Marlborough Downs.

Beautiful World: The Work of Peter Reddick

Exhibition: 10 March - 22 April 2012

Over 50 years of artistic practice is represented in this exhibition, including colour woodcuts, lithographs and previously unseen watercolours from the founder of Spike Print Design and co-founder of Spike Island.

Penguin Parade: Celebrating the Penguin Books Archive

Exhibition: 10 March - 22 April 2012

Founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane, a Bristolian, Penguin publishing is an enduring and iconic brand. Find out how Penguin began, and how the design of the books and the range of titles continue to appeal.

Tim Walker, Lily Cole and Giant Camera (2004)

Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography

Exhibition: 9 March - 29 April 2012

An exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, featuring the best historic and contemporary fashion images of the 20th Century.

Jo Bannon: Artist Residency

16 - 21 April 2012

Live art and performance artist Jo Bannon will be undertaking a week long residency at the RWA to develop Exposure, her current project.

Eric Ravilious: Going Modern / Being British

Exhibition: 10 March - 29 April 2012

The life and work of Eric Ravilious: war artist, modernist, and devout chronicler of British life. A new exhibition of work from public and private collections, following Ravilious's relationship with the social, cultural and geographical landscape of Britain throughout the 20s and 30s.

Martyn Colbeck: Wildlife Photography

8 January - Extended until 31 April

Black and white images of African elephants from an award-winning wildlife cinematographer and film-maker.

Damien Hirst: Charity

Until May 2012

A twenty-two foot high painted bronze statue stands on the RWA's balcony as a monumental and epic comment on social injustice.