Friends of the RBA

The president, officers and council of the RBA are pleased to announce a new initiative called “Friends of the RBA”.

Registered Friends will receive, via email, the e-newsletter two or three times a year as well as articles about interesting books, exhibition reviews, invitations to our annual exhibition and to member exhibitions in commercial galleries.

Being a Friend of the RBA costs nothing so why not Register now and start to enjoy being involved with one of the oldest and best known art societies in the country.

SEE ART FAIR (South East England’s Art Fair)

Several of our members will exhibiting with the RBA at this event which runs from the 9th to the 13th Of July at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells.
Members exhibiting are…
Chris Aggs, Martyn Baldwin, Mick Davies, Megan di Girolamo, Cav. Romeo Di Girolamo, Ann Heat, James Horton, Carole Hubble, Chris Myers, Peter Newsome, Guy Portelli, Nicholas Verrall and Andy Wood.

The 2014 Annual Open Exhibition

The President and Council would like to thank all exhibiting members and non-members for contributing to what was a very successful exhibition. A selection of exhibition works can still be viewed on the exhibition pages where unsold works may still be purchased.

View the exhibition

Little Gems Exhibition at Mall Galleries

Several RBA members will be exhibiting at the ‘Little Gems’ exhibition at Mall Galleries from 15th to the 22nd of February.

From Mall Galleries website…

Little Gems will bring together images from across the British Isles, featuring pockets of our glorious country. From landscapes to secluded scenes, Members of the Federation of British Artists will explore the gems of our land through print, pastel and paint.

The pictures will be small, emphasising the feeling of discovery, providing ‘picture postcard’ works that are accessible in price and easy to carry home.

The RBA Newsletter – Autumn 2014

The Autumn 2014 newsletter is now available. Alan Friday (an RBA Friend) describes the running of a modern picture framing workshop and Julian Halsby reviews the Turner exhibition at the Tate Modern. Also included is members news of their recent recent and upcoming exhibitions.

View the newsletter

The 297th RBA Annual Open Exhibition – 5th March to 15th March

Exhibiting the best of contemporary representational painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing, sourced from member artists and open submission. This year’s show opens on Wednesday the 5th of March at Mall Galleries and runs until the 15th of March.

Mall Galleries
The Mall
London SW1
View the exhibition

View prize winners

View a PV review at Jackson’s Art Blog