Drawing at Hay Festival!

Drawing at Hay Festival!

We’ve just returned from running our Pop Up Drawing Studio at this year’s Hay Festival, where an amazing number of festival goers queued up to draw with us every day, come rain or shine. Artists aged 8-80 were tutored by our Drawing Year alumni Perienne Christian, Constanza Dessain, Jonathan Farr and Clara Drummond, who did a wonderful job and adapted to the changing weather with good humour … Continue reading

Student Stories: Jonathan Farr, Sir Denis Mahon Award Winner

Student Stories: Jonathan Farr, Sir Denis Mahon Award Winner

Drawing Year alumnus Jonathan Farr is the 2013-14 Sir Denis Mahon Scholar. He graduated with a BA in Sculpture from the Slade in 1997, and then lived and worked as an English language teacher, magazine illustrator and children’s book author and illustrator in Barcelona and Mexico City until 2009 before applying to The Prince’s Drawing School’s Drawing Year … Continue reading

Success for Drawing Year students, alumni and tutors in 2013!

Success for Drawing Year students, alumni and tutors in 2013!

2013 was a successful year for our Drawing Year students, alumni and tutors, with The Prince’s Drawing School featuring heavily in the art world’s most prestigious awards. Lovelock (I) by Catherine Story Drawing Year alumnus Catherine Story was selected as one of just four painters to exhibit in Tate’s Painting Now show last year, while four Drawing Year alumni … Continue reading

Student Stories: Drawing Year Alumnus Sam Marshall

Student Stories: Drawing Year Alumnus Sam Marshall

Printmaker and painter Sam Marshall was a Drawing Year student from 2006-7. In the run-up to the Drawing Year 2014-15 application deadline we share her story about studying at The Prince’s Drawing School and how it affected her practice in the long-term… I studied Fine Art in the 1990’s before coming to The Prince’s Drawing … Continue reading

‘Best of The Drawing Year’ at Christie’s

‘Best of The Drawing Year’ at Christie’s

Before The Drawing Year 2012-13 Exhibition was installed at Shoreditch, it had already led a secret life in central London. In our first ever West End show on Wednesday 27th November 2013, a select 56 drawings were displayed at Christie’s International for one night only as part of our special collectors’ preview, Best of The Drawing … Continue reading

The Drawing Year Exhibition 2012-13

The Drawing Year Exhibition 2012-13

The Drawing Year 2012-13 Postgraduate Programme End of Year Exhibition is now up! We were inundated by over 800 guests our Shoreditch gallery last Thursday night who came to view more than 300 drawings by our very talented outgoing Drawing Year students at the opening of their end of year exhibition. We’ll be sad to say goodbye … Continue reading