March 2015

Spring marks a celebration of drawing at the RWA with Drawing On… turning the spotlight on Modern British Art, showcasing over fifty-five works from The Ingram Collection.

Drawing On: The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

21 March - 7 June 

Spring marks a celebration of drawing at the RWA with Drawing On… turning the spotlight on Modern British Art, showcasing over fifty-five works from The Ingram Collection. Presented across two galleries, it features works by Edward Burra, Cecil Collins, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Mary Fedden PPRWA, Elizabeth Frink, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Keith Vaughan, Henry Moore, John Nash, Ceri Richards and Stanley Spencer, amongst many more.

Back by popular demand in 2015 is our open submission exhibition Drawn, continuing to raise the profile of drawing as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool.

Drawn 2015

21 March – 7 June 2015

Back by popular demand in 2015 is our open submission exhibition Drawn, continuing to raise the profile of drawing as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool.

The Art of Trees; the Arborealists and other Artists

Arboretum

19 December 2014 - 8 March 2015

Arboretum will be showing at the RWA in conjunction with The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014: A Celebration of British Wildlife. This launches the start of a programme of environmentally focused exhibitions at the RWA engaging with nature and landscape to celebrate the start of Bristol’s year as the European Green Capital.

The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014; A Celebration of British Wildlife

British Wildlife Photography Awards

18 December 2014 - 8 March

The images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Each year the British Wildlife Photography Awards generates an incredible catalogue of splendid, exciting, imaginative and artistic images, proving beyond doubt that we have the richest palette of life to celebrate in our own backyard.

Edge of a Wood

19 December 2014 - 8 March 2015

RWA Permanent Collection

Organised by the FRWA and selected by a panel of RWA Academicians, this free exhibition takes a peek behind the scenes of this active membership organisation, showcasing the work of amateur and professional artists amongst its members.

The Friends of the RWA Exhibition

28 February – 12 April 2015

Organised by the FRWA and selected by a panel of RWA Academicians, this free exhibition takes a peek behind the scenes of this active membership organisation, showcasing the work of amateur and professional artists amongst its members.

Scribble and Sketch with Anouk Mercier

Saturday 7 March, 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July 10.30am - 1pm

Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises for families, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Suitable for all ages and abilities

Vexillium II – The Great Unfurling! With Laurie Lax

Sunday 29 March Commences 12 noon

Join artist Laurie Lax for the unfurling of her new flags, temporarily hung in place of the usual RWA insignia!

Scribble and Sketch, with Anouk Mercier

Saturday 3 January, 14 February, 7 March 10.30am – 1pm

Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises for families, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Suitable for all ages and abilities

Bristol Drawing School Spring Term Workshops 2015

January– March 2015

Adult Courses and Workshops from January to March 2015

The Creative Gym!

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm

Come and de-stress at RWA's new Creative Gym classes - a range of fun and informal art-making activities for adults

Artist Professional Development Sessions

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm  

A new series of CPD sessions offering support and advice to emerging artists

Creative Writing Course, with Holly Corfield Carr and guest writers Rachael Boast, Tania Hershman and Rowan Lear

Tuesday 13, 20, 27 January; 3, 10, 24 February and 3 March 6.30 – 8.30pm

Taking place in the main gallery itself and rooted in the RWA spring exhibition, Arboretum, this course will encourage your writing to branch out into new and rewarding directions.

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA!

Saturday 3 January, 14 February, 7 March 2.30pm – 4pm

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills and techniques, from colour theory to proportion and perspective, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

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