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

We chat to Jo Baring – Curator for The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art

23 April 2015

With the exhibition Drawing On… The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art attracting scores of visitors to the RWA this spring we chat to Jo Baring the Curator for The Ingram Collection. Hi Jo Can you tell us … Continue reading

What’s it like during changeover in the galleries

15 April 2015

Drawn and Drawing On… The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art have been open for a few weeks now and are attracting glowing reviews from scores of visitors. We take the opportunity to look back at what happened … Continue reading

Liverpool Biennial – Sir Peter Blake RWA: Everybody Razzle Dazzle

8 April 2015

 Sir Peter Blake, Everybody Razzle Dazzle, 2015. Photo: Mark McNulty April 2015 – December 2016 Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW: the First World War Centenary Art Commissions and Tate Liverpool have commissioned one of the major figures of British pop art, … Continue reading

Announcing The Drawn Prize-Winners

23 March 2015

It’s quite a coup to get work accepted into our Open Submission Exhibitions and even more so for your work to be selected to win a prize!  The RWA are delighted to announce the winners for DRAWN 2015. The Theresa … Continue reading

Arboretum Artist – Julian Perry set to exhibit at the Venice Biennale

17 March 2015

We chat to Arboretum artist Julian Perry on his latest success being displayed as part of The Venice Biennale this summer. At the Venice Biennale  I will be showing in an exhibition titled “Vita Vitale” at the Palazzo Garzoni . … Continue reading