Ian Bliss 1930 – 2019

It is with much sadness and deep regret that we have to inform you that Ian Bliss Hon Retired RI passed away on Saturday 11 May 2019. Ian was born in 1930 and studied at the Repton and Leicester College …

David Poxon RI in Monza…

David Poxon RI  was recently given two awards in Monza, the Elite Award and Master Juror Award. He received the awards from Jansen Chow, organiser of the Malaysia Biennale. During his visit, David gave a painting demonstration to an enthralled …

Jean Noble exhibits…

Jean Noble RI SWA will be exhibiting at the British Art Portfolio this week Thursday 9th-Sunday 12th May at Packington Hall, Meriden, Coventry CV7 7HE by kind permission of Lord & Lady Guernsey. British Art Portfolio was set up by …

The ArtsBox Solo Prize awarded to Deborah Walker RI RSMA

In a recent announcement to the Members, friends and visitors of The ArtsBox Association, The ArtsBox Board said… THEARTSBOX AWARD TO DEBORAH WALKER We are pleased to inform you that last April 2nd, on the occasion of the opening of …

3 Day Watercolour Workshop with David Poxon RI

Just a few places remain on the 3 Day Watercolour Workshop David Poxon RI is running at the East Devon Arts Academy in Sidmouth, Devon on 12-14 June 2019. For further details and to make a booking please email info@eastdevonart.co.uk …

Kate Morgan RI collaboration with H&M Kids

Kate Morgan RI has designed a capsule collection of children’s wear for H&M Kids. The new range of summer clothing was launched on the 25 April and is available in 27 countries. All the designs were done using watercolour and Kate …

David Poxon RI demonstrates…

David Poxon RI NWS will be giving a watercolour demonstration at the Theatro Sala Maddalena, during the Monza Acquarello 2019 Festival on Monza, Italy on 4 May 2019 at 11am. Monza in Watercolour 2019 will take place from 3-5 May. …

‘Then and Now’ available to buy directly from the RI

‘Then and Now’ has taken two years to research and compile and is the first book about the Institute and its current Members with a fascinating history written by Anthony J Lester, Hon. RMS, FRBA, FRSA, writer, broadcaster, fine art consultant, curator, …

Shirley Trevena RI writes for The Artist magazine…

Shirley Trevena RI was recently published in the May edition of The Artist magazine. In the article Shirley reveals how drawing cartoons has always been part of her life and how drawing cartoons of everyday events helped her to loosen …