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‘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

Exhibitions Round Up: Last Chance to See!

Exhibitions Round Up: Last Chance to See!

This summer London has played host to an array of interesting exhibitions. As many galleries now prepare to open new exhibitions for the autumn season there are several offerings well worth seeing as their closing dates approach. L.S. Lowry, Ancoats Hospital Outpatients’ Hall 1952, The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester © The estate … Continue reading

The BP Portrait Award

The BP Portrait Award

If you’re going along to the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery this summer, keep an eye out for work by our faculty and alumni. This year our tutor  Julie Held is exhibiting a portrait of her father, and there’s a nice mention of her painting in the Independent here. (She’ll be … Continue reading

Artist of the Day at Flowers Gallery

Artist of the Day at Flowers Gallery

Every year for the past 30 years Flowers Gallery has hosted a rotating exhibition of up-and-coming contemporary artists, Artist of the Day, over two weeks. Each artist is selected by an established artist for a one-person show for one day only. With one generation highlighting the emerging work of the next, the curatorial role is … Continue reading

Drawing and Painting the Pageant

Drawing and Painting the Pageant

Last summer several of our students, alumni and tutors were invited to draw the Queen’s Jubilee Pageant from the roof of the City of London School, situated on the north bank of the river Thames directly opposite Tate Modern. Braving wind, rain and cold, the artists sketched for several hours recording the hundreds of passing boats taking … Continue reading