23 July 2015

ROYAL WEST OF ENGLAND ACADEMY Marketing Manager 37.5 hours per week, salary c.£23,500, depending on qualifications and experience Following the appointment of Rebecca Clay as Bath’s Heritage Marketing Manager, the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is seeking to recruit … Continue reading

As I enter the 163 Annual Open – guest blog by Teresa Pemberton

22 July 2015

Artist Network Member Teresa Pemberton talk to us about her experience of preparing and selecting her work to be entered into the 163 Annual Open Exhibition : I am just about to enter the “Open” and see this as an opportunity  … Continue reading

Summer Exhibitions at the RWA – a guest blog by Volunteer Thea Bailey

15 July 2015

June 2015 Exhibitions at RWA Bristol Having been involved in the taking down of the previous exhibitions ‘Drawn’ and ‘Drawing On…’ and seeing the galleries last in that state of disarray and refurbishment with the detritus of paint pots, ladders, … Continue reading

As we open submissions for the 163 Annual Open Exhibition we chat to winner of the New Creations Coaching Award: Kate Williamson

7 July 2015

What’s your first memory of art? My father used to take us to museums quite often in order to get us children out from under my mothers feet. I used to love the Natural History museum and the Horniman Museum (I still do). … Continue reading

Call for Submissions for the RWA 163 Annual Open Exhibition – the region’s largest open submission exhibition.

6 July 2015

Online Submission closes 19 August 2015 The Royal West of England Academy in Bristol invites artists to submit their work for consideration to its most popular show on the exhibition calendar. Now in its 163rd year, the Annual Open Exhibition … Continue reading

Art Work of the Month. Works from the Permanent Collection as chosen by Academicians

3 July 2015

This months artwork is Alimentation by Colin Giffard RWA which has been chosen by John Eaves RWA. Take your time with this painting and it will reveal a very personal aspect of a landscape taking it close to abstraction but not … Continue reading

New Exhibitions Opening this Weekend

19 June 2015

Into the Fields: The Newlyn School and Other Artists 20 June – 6 September 2015 A celebration of rural life featuring the world-famous Newlyn School artists. Predominantly focusing on our of the region’s most notable artistic enclaves, Into the Fields … Continue reading

The RWA is recruiting for a Head of Development!

18 May 2015

Head of Development The RWA is looking for a Head of Development to join its small, dedicated team of staff at an exciting time in the organisation’s development. The role is to develop and implement an annual fundraising strategy to … Continue reading

Communicating art’s message By Jill Sutherland

30 April 2015

Throughout history art has been created and understood as a means of expression and communication. What we think we know about the world, what we want the world to know about us, our anxieties, emotions and our innermost thoughts have … Continue reading

RWA | The Royal West of England Academy | The Creative Gym!

29 April 2015

Looking for an art class but too busy at work or college? Why not book on our creative gym evening classes as part of our special Twilight Tuesday late night gallery entry?Fun and lively art-making workshops for adults, to help … Continue reading