RBA News for December 2020 & January 2021

Annie Boisseau has been featured in ‘The Artist’ magazine – this was an award she received at the 2019 RBA Exhibition, and the magazine is now out and available online

                                               The Artist Magazine – Annie Boisseau:

Annie is equally proud of becoming grandma to two beautiful baby girls, just 6 months apart, during this lockdown period.
That’s triple congratulations to Annie!

                                                                Henry Jabbour

Henry Jabbour has work in the “Only Human” Exhibition at the FIDRA Fine Art Gallery, Gullane in Scotland. The show is from 31st October – November 30th

And Henry also has work in the “Masters of Paint” Exhibition, at the Pontone Gallery, Augusta, Georgia, USA. That show will run from November 9th – December 6th

“With Your Arm Around Me” Henry Jabbour
“Ever To Spring” Henry Jabbour

                                                     The Discerning Eye Exhibition:

 Bridget Moore was personally invited to exhibit 4 works in this year’s Discerning Eye Exhibition by one of the selectors, David Remfry RA.   She says “I don’t know him, so I was really surprised and delighted to be invited to put my work forward to be exhibited.”


Other RBA artists included in the Discerning Eye Exhibition are:
Akash Bhatt, Melissa Scott-Miller and Austin Cole.

[Some of our RBA RISING STARS are also in this show” – see further down]

              The Discerning Eye is a virtual show this year and is online from 19th Nov – 31st Dec


                                                            Christmas Exhibitions:

 Holt Gallery: ‘The Best of British’ has works from members of the RBA as well as the NEAC.   Among the RBA artists featured are: Charles Hardaker, Malcolm Taylor, Terry Watts, Sarah Spackman, Susie Perring, Barbara Richardson, Robert E Wells, Carole Griffin, Chris Myers, Lewis Hazelwood-Horner, Melissa Scott-Miller, Rebecca Cains, Bridget Moore, Hon RBA Wayne Attwood, Non RBA Peter Brown and Austin Cole.

                        This Holt Exhibition runs from the 14th November – 23rd December 2020 at

The Gallery Holt, 23 Lees Yard, Holt Norfolk NR25 6HS








“St Paul’s and the Shard, August 2011” Austin Cole

                                             Russell Gallery: Mixed Christmas Exhibition
12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 1JP
RBA artists taking part are: Martin Leman, Cheryl Culver, Richard Sorrell, Jacqueline Taber, Jill Leman, Robert E Wells, David Eustace and Melvyn Petterson

This Exhibition runs from the 26th November 2020 – 30th January 2021



         Watts Contemporary Gallery’s ‘In Print: 2020 Vision’ is showing works from various artists                                                 including Nicola Slattery and Melvyn Petterson.
The gallery is in Down Lane, Compton, Surrey GU3 1Q

                                 The Watts exhibition is from 2nd Dec. 2020 – 21st Feb. 2021

“Owl and Lighthouse” Nicola Slattery

                                              News from some of our RBA RISING STARS:
                                              Included in the Discerning Eye Exhibition are:
                                       Habib Hajaliie, Jonathan Farningham and Alex Wood


Ruth Murray, who was the winner of Jackson’s Painting Prize 2020 with her painting ‘Geraniums’ can be seen talking about her winning painting and her experience of winning the main prize online here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tmzysT6Eq8&feature=youtu.be

                                       Ruth Murray with her winning painting “Geraniums”

Minyoung Choi tells us that she will be part of a group exhibition called “Devil’s in the Detail” at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery in Wandsworth, London. This is “An exhibition that celebrates creativity: the ambiguous, the strange, the various and the bold”

The exhibition runs from 8th Dec – 16th January 2021

Alex J Wood has written to say that he has recently been awarded a grant from The De Laszlo Foundation and that he has now completed his latest bronze sculpture “Claw of Archimedes”, which draws inspiration from Greek Mythology:

“Claw of Archimedes” Alex J Wood

Sue Campion RBA Exhibiting at the Russell Gallery

Sue Campion RBA will be exhibiting a number of paintings at the Russell Gallery, 12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 1JP, from the 5th November to 21st November. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 5.30pm.

Preview Day Thursday 5 November 2020 10am – 5.30pm. Exhibition continues until 21 November 2020

For more information visit the Russell Gallery’s website.

The Russell Gallery
Tel: 020 8780 5228
Email: russgallery@aol.com