January 2012

Patricia Porter

Saturday 14 January - Thursday 23 February 2012

The first of the 2012 series of individual exhibitions by Friends of the RWA opens in the Long Gallery with paintings by artist Friend Patricia Porter.

J Patrick Boyle: There's No Emoticon For What I'm Feeling

20 January - 4 March 2012

Appropriated images and text that explore the debris of popular culture.

Filthy Luker: Artist in Residence

20 January - 4 March 2012

Bristol-based international street artist, Filthy Luker, is a site-specific installation artist specialising in hand-crafted inflatable sculptures.

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.

A Village Lost and Found

8 January - 4 March

3D stereoscopic photography by Brian May of Queen.

Ivor Abrahams RA: Eden and Other Suburbs

8 January - 4 March 2012

Retrospective of sculptor and printmaker, Ivor Abrahams RA.

David Shepherd: A Crazy Life of Steam & Elephants

8 January - 12 February 2012

Steam railways, aviation, wildlife and portraits from one of the UK's best-known painters

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.