RWA Open Exhibition 2017

I am just in after visiting the RWA’s annual Open Exhibition this morning. It is pouring with rain outside so a good day for a few hours at the Royal West of England Academy of Art. But I came home…

Bitesize Blog: Joseph Wright

Joseph Wright of Derby Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump Oil on canvas, 183 × 244 cm, 1768 This painting pictures a ‘travelling scientist’ (quite a common thing in the 18th century) display how an air pump works to…

Exhibition: RWA Air

While I was at the Royal West of England of Art (RWA) in Bristol for a workshop, I decided to pop in the current exhibition, Air: Visualising the Invisible in the British Art 1768 – 2017. The exhibition features some…

Drawn

At the Royal West of England Academy of Art (RWA) in Bristol there is a drawing fest going on. The curators have cleverly brought together 3 exhibitions: a contemporary exhibition of drawings selected from open submissions (Drawn), a collection of…

RWA 2016

I am very proud to be able to exhibit in the Royal West of England Academy of Art’s 164th Open Exhibition for the 6th year running. The exhibition is huge (the fabulous building can take it) and the variety of…

RWA 163d Open Exhibition

I have just returned from the Royal West of England Academy of Art, in Bristol, where the 163d Open Exhibition opened. This huge exhibition (nearly 600 works selected from 2500 entries) will open to the public tomorrow, Sunday 4 October.…