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Talks & Events

Simon Davis - Artists Talk Simon Davis - Artists Talk
16th October 2017
FREE!
Artist's Talk by Simon Davis. Vice President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

This event is free and open to the public but seating is...
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Susanne Du Toit - Artists Talk Susanne Du Toit - Artists Talk
30th October 2017
Free
Susanne du Toit is an artist living and working in Berkshire, UK. She has worked in a wide range of media during her career, particularly etching and oil paint. In... view event »
Katherine Tyrrell - Writing an Artists Statement and C.V. Katherine Tyrrell - Writing an Artists Statement and C.V.
13th November 2017
FREE
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Art Competition Reception and Prize Giving Art Competition Reception and Prize Giving
16th November 2017
The Heatherley School of Fine Art and The Cheyne Walk Trust

Art Competition
Theme: Chelsea Life
1st Prize:...
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Event Archive
The Heatherley Annual End of Year Exhibition The Heatherley Annual End of Year Exhibition
18th July 2017
Work will be on display from the following courses:

The Diploma in Portraiture

The Diploma and Post Diploma in Figurative...
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Valuing Yourself and Your Work - Susan Jones Valuing Yourself and Your Work - Susan Jones
26th June 2017
Valuing yourself and your work

In the busy, highly-competitive climate of the contemporary visual arts, artists may find it hard to assess...
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James Lloyd: Artist's Talk James Lloyd: Artist's Talk
12th June 2017
James Lloyd graduated in the 90s from the Slade School of Fine Art with a Higher Diploma following a BA in Fine Art from Coventry and a Diploma from Blackpool College of... view event »
Lewis McNaught in conversation with Robin Hazlewood Lewis McNaught in conversation with Robin Hazlewood
15th May 2017
An Interview with Lewis McNaught the CEO of the Mall Galleries, home of the Federation of British Artists as well as a major London gallery for figurative art and... view event »
Artist's Talk: Antony Williams Artist's Talk: Antony Williams
20th March 2017
Antony Williams studied initially at Farnham (Northwest Surrey College of Art) on a Foundation Course in 1984, and went on to Portsmouth University (then Polytechnic) to... view event »
David Remfry R.A. in conversation with Anna McNay David Remfry R.A. in conversation with Anna McNay
20th February 2017
David Remfry’s work has focused largely on the figure. Having studied painting and printmaking at Hull College of Art, he moved to London in the mid-1960s, where... view event »
Christina Niederberger in conversation with Chris Moock Christina Niederberger in conversation with Chris Moock
30th January 2017
In his essay "Aporias of Modern Aesthetics" (1990) Peter Bürger writes: “A garden gnome is no longer a garden gnome. This is the dilemma facing contemporary... view event »
Staff Show at Bankside Gallery Staff Show at Bankside Gallery
25th January - 29th January 2017
Our fourth annual Staff Show at Bankside Gallery.

Work will be on display from our tutors and support staff, including Tim Benson, Ian Rowlands, Allan...
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Liliane Lijn in conversation with Anna McNay Liliane Lijn in conversation with Anna McNay
16th January 2017
Born into a family of artists, Liliane Lijn knew that she wanted to pursue this path from an early age. Moving to Switzerland when she was 14, Lijn went to Paris four... view event »
Phil Hale in conversation with Anna McNay Phil Hale in conversation with Anna McNay
28th November 2016
Phil Hale stems from a family of painters. Following an early career in illustration, he spent a decade focusing on portrait painting, before deciding the genre was too... view event »
Exhibition by Atul Vohora Exhibition by Atul Vohora
1st November - 20th November 2016
An exhibition of recent paintings by Atul Vohora

Private View: 6.30pm Tuesday 8th November

Constellations
Selected from the...
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Eileen Hogan in conversation with Anna McNay Eileen Hogan in conversation with Anna McNay
31st October 2016
Eileen Hogan in conversation with Anna McNay

Eileen Hogan’s practice-led research explores the relationship between portraiture and...
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Almuth Tebbenhoff in conversation with Anna McNay Almuth Tebbenhoff in conversation with Anna McNay
3rd October 2016
Originally training in ceramics, Almuth Tebbenhoff is an artist inspired by process. Her practice now spans clay, wood, metal and marble, as well as drawing. Her work is... view event »
Painting and Printmaking Exhibition Painting and Printmaking Exhibition
14th July 2016
With the Friends of Brompton Cemetery.

Paintings and prints by Heatherley students, curated by Hilary Daltry.

In the Chapel, Brompton Cemetery,...
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Heatherley Annual Exhibition Private View Heatherley Annual Exhibition Private View
12th July 2016
Work will be on display from our Portrait Diploma and Sculpture Diploma students and also Continuing Studies.

Private View:
6.30pm - 8.30pm 12th July at...
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Shani Rhys James - In Conversation with Anna McNay Shani Rhys James - In Conversation with Anna McNay
23rd May 2016
Shani Rhys James grew up in the theatre. Her mother was an actress and she considered following in her footsteps before going instead to St Martin’s School of Art.... view event »
Sir Alan Parker - 'The Smile in the Mirror' Sir Alan Parker - 'The Smile in the Mirror'
18th May 2016
Since retiring from filmmaking, Sir Alan Parker joined Heatherley's to rekindle his first love of painting. He has spent the last year exploring strong images... view event »
Eileen Cooper R.A.- In Conversation with Anna McNay Eileen Cooper R.A.- In Conversation with Anna McNay
9th May 2016
At a time when conceptual art and performance were de rigueur, Eileen Cooper RA remained true to figuration, soon discovering that drawing and painting from her... view event »
Anthony Eyton R.A. -Three Generations; A Family Exhibition Anthony Eyton R.A. -Three Generations; A Family Exhibition
5th April 2016
Three Generations
Phyllis, Anthony, Jane, Sarah and Clare

One of the country’s most distinguished figurative painters, Anthony...
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Katherine Tyrrell: How to get on - online Katherine Tyrrell: How to get on - online
21st March 2016
How to get on – online

Marketing you and your art online - using websites and social media

• Why an...
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Sky Arts Portrait Artist of The Year Competition 2016 - Storyvault Films Visit Sky Arts Portrait Artist of The Year Competition 2016 - Storyvault Films Visit
29th February 2016
Storyvault Films, producers of Sky Portrait Artist of the Year, will be joining us on the 29th of February to share further details about this year's competition... view event »
'Sybil Andrews at Heatherleys'  - A Talk by Hana Leaper 'Sybil Andrews at Heatherleys' - A Talk by Hana Leaper
15th February 2016
Sybil Andrews was a printmaker, best known for her modernist linocuts, who studied at Heatherleys in the 1920's. Author of the complete catalogue of her works, Hana... view event »
Portrait Exhibition Portrait Exhibition
9th February 2016
An exhibition of portraiture by our part-time students.

Private View: 9th of February. All welcome!

Classes taking part...
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Staff Show at the Bankside Gallery Staff Show at the Bankside Gallery
28th January - 31st January 2016
Please join us for the third annual Heatherley Staff Show at the Bankside Gallery.

Private View: Thursday 28th January 6pm-8pm
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Exhibition of Paintings by Robin Hazlewood Exhibition of Paintings by Robin Hazlewood
12th January 2016
Robin Hazlewood will be exhibiting paintings at Heatherleys from the 13th to the 29th of January.

Please join us for the Private View on the evening of the...
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Maggie Jennings Book Launch and Exhibition Maggie Jennings Book Launch and Exhibition
19th November 2015
Private View: Thursday 19th November 5pm-7pm

Maggie Jennings will be holding a launch for her new book 'Fine Art Screenprinting'....
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"Goya and his Contemporaries" - Dr Wendy Bird "Goya and his Contemporaries" - Dr Wendy Bird
10th November 2015
"Goya and his Contemporaries" - Dr Wendy Bird
Dr Wendy Bird has been studying the work of Goya for over forty years, twenty of them in Spain. Her doctoral thesis...
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Stuart Pearson Wright: Artist's Talk Stuart Pearson Wright: Artist's Talk
2nd November 2015
Stuart Pearson Wright will be holding an illustrated talk discussing his career and development as a portrait artist.

Stuart won the BP Travel Award in...
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The Big Draw 2015 - Mr Heatherley's Holiday The Big Draw 2015 - Mr Heatherley's Holiday
10th October 2015
Tutors: Allan Ramsay and George Levantis

To celebrate our 170th birthday and inspired by Samuel Butler’s painting ’Mr...
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'Drawing Matters' Exhibition 'Drawing Matters' Exhibition
6th October 2015
Private View - Tuesday 6th October 5.30pm - 8pm
Open Days - Friday 9th October 11am - 2pm
Saturday 10th October 10am -...
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Dr. Hester R. Westley 'Go Figure: The Shifting Shape of the Twentieth-Century Life Room' Dr. Hester R. Westley 'Go Figure: The Shifting Shape of the Twentieth-Century Life Room'
30th September 2015
Dr. Hester R. Westley will discuss the teaching of life drawing in British art schools from the mid-twentieth century. With reference to her recent display at Tate...
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Friends of Brompton Cemetery Open Day Friends of Brompton Cemetery Open Day
19th July 2015
"Inspired by Brompton Cemetery and co-ordinated by Hilary Daltry, Head of Printmaking, the students from Heatherley's School of Fine Art (both advanced and... view event »
Heatherley Annual Exhibition Private View Heatherley Annual Exhibition Private View
14th July 2015
Work will be on display from our Portrait Diploma and Sculpture Diploma students, years One and Two.

Private View:
6.30pm - 8.30pm 14th July at The...
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Printmaking Exhibition Printmaking Exhibition
4th June 2015
An exhibition of work by our printmaking students, curated by Hilary Daltry and Philip Gibbs.

Private View: Thursday 4th June 5pm - 8pm.
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Staff and Student Still Life Exhibition Staff and Student Still Life Exhibition
27th May 2015
An exhibition of still life paintings by both staff and students, curated by Daniel Shadbolt and Philip Gibbs.

Private View: Wednesday 27th of May.
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Susan Wilson - Artist's Talk Susan Wilson - Artist's Talk
24th March 2015
Wilson will talk about making a life as a painter, beginning in the rackety, seedy, shabby streets of Notting Hill, from a tiny upstairs flat where she first lived...
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Alison Smith - The Victorian Art World: An illustrated lecture Alison Smith - The Victorian Art World: An illustrated lecture
16th March 2015
In this talk Alison Smith (Curator, Tate Britain) looks at some of the artists, art schools and institutions that made up the dynamic art world of Victorian Britain.... view event »
Archive Display Archive Display
11th March - 27th March 2015
The Heatherley School of Fine Art, one of Britain’s oldest independent art schools and the first art school to admit women on an equal footing as men, celebrates... view event »
John Walton and Chris Moock - An Historical Celebration of Heatherleys John Walton and Chris Moock - An Historical Celebration of Heatherleys
11th March 2015
John Walton and Chris Moock will hold talks on the history of Heatherleys. This will be followed by the Private View of our Archive Exhibition.

"The...
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Werner Herzog's - Cobra Verde Werner Herzog's - Cobra Verde
23rd February 2015
The Heatherley Film Club presents Werner Herzog's Cobra Verde. From the book by Bruce Chatwin 'The Viceroy of Ouidah'.
A tale of adventure, greed and...
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Jason Bowyer Talk - 'From Kew Bridge to Camp Bastion' Jason Bowyer Talk - 'From Kew Bridge to Camp Bastion'
2nd February 2015
Jason will be giving a talk about his workshop paintings from Kew Bridge and their connection to his commission to paint at Camp Bastion Afghanistan as an official war... view event »
 
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