UWE The Centre for Moving Image Research and RWA Bursary Awardee Lucy Williams

21 August 2014

The Royal West of England Academy and the Centre for Moving Image Research of the University of the West of England are offering artists of the South West three bursaries of £1000 for the creation of works of moving image … Continue reading


A look at Re-Membering I

14 August 2014

 Re-membering I is part of Back From the Front: Art, Memory and the Aftermath of War, a programme of exhibitions and events at the RWA commemorating the start of The Great War and 75th anniversary of the start of the … Continue reading


RWA Spotlight Printmaker – Sophie Rae

10 August 2014

The RWA are pleased to showcase the beautiful work of local craft professionals. For each exhibition we choose a Spotlight Print-maker and a Maker of the Moment who work we feel complement work. Sophie Rae’s work has been created using … Continue reading


Sir Peter Blake CBE, RDI, RA, RWA (Hon) Announced as Invited Artist for the 162nd Annual Open Exhibition

5 August 2014

The RWA are pleased to announce that Sir Peter Blake OBE Hon RWA will be showing at the 162nd Annual Open Exhibition, 12 October – 7 December 2014. The exhibition has a rich history of exhibiting internationally renowned artists alongside … Continue reading


Kids Company Exhibition

24 July 2014

Kids Company Our Many Faces Exhibition at the RWA  We grow up acquiring a range of personalities to enable us to adapt and survive the different environments and situations we are in. ‘Our Many Faces’ discuss the different masks that individuals … Continue reading


Back From the Front Events Programme

23 July 2014

To accompany the Back From the Front Exhibitions the RWA have scheduled a programme of fascinating events to give participants a greater insight to these challenging, thought provoking  and often moving exhibitions. Back From the Front – Art, Memory and … Continue reading


A Chat with Professor Paul Gough Curator of ‘Shock and Awe; Contemporary Artist at War and Peace’

22 July 2014

Marketing Manager Rebecca quizzed Professor Paul Gough RWA about his motivations for Shock and Awe; Contemporary Artists at War and Peace.                  Paul Gough, some answers  What inspired you to take on this subject … Continue reading


Our Highlights from The Power of the Sea

17 July 2014

Days before the new Back From the Front programme of exhibitions open the staff take a moment to look back and reflect on their favorite bits from The Power of the Sea exhibition and events programme. Rosie Dolton (Customer Services … Continue reading


Diary of an Install Part 2

12 July 2014

This week we are de-installing The Power of the Sea exhibition and beginning the installation of the Back From the Front Exhibition Series. Ralf Togneri has been helping our Technical Team and is keeping a blog of the progress, here is the second … Continue reading


Diary of an Install

10 July 2014

This week we are de-installing The Power of the Sea exhibition and beginning the installation of the Back From the Front Exhibition Series. Ralf Togneri has been helping our Technical Team and is keeping a blog of the progress, here … Continue reading