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

Drawing with young gardeners at Highgrove

Drawing with young gardeners at Highgrove

Last week 37 children from  St Alphege School in Solihull were invited to spend the day at Highgrove, The Prince of Wales’ official residence in Gloucestershire. They were the winners of Mygrove, The Prince’s online gardening competition for schools. Two of our Drawing Year alumni, now tutors on The Prince’s Drawing Clubs, went along to Highgrove … 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

Tutor Interview: Sculptor Marcus Cornish

Tutor Interview: Sculptor Marcus Cornish

Marcus Cornish teaches sculpture and drawing at The Prince’s Drawing School and is the tutor of our class ‘Sculpting the Equine Head’ which currently runs on Tuesdays at Kensington Palace Studios. What do you enjoy about teaching at The Prince’s Drawing School? The students. It’s a really nice atmosphere and there’s a sense of community … Continue reading