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LECTURE with Michael Ajerman: STRAWS OF SICKERT

Thursday 24 Nov 2022

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Artist Michael Ajerman presents his lecture on former student of Heatherleys, the artist Walter Sickert. Thursday 24th November 2022, 4.30 – 6pm Walter Sickert is an artist who is an odd bridge of English and French painting in the changing world of the late 1800’s leading well into the 20th Century. Drawing from James Whistler […]

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Mr Heatherley Composition Prize 2022

Thursday 27 Oct 2022

  Mr Heatherley Composition Prize 2022 Congratulations to Sara Edison who won this year’s Mr Heatherley Composition Prize. The Mr Heatherley Exhibition and Critique is an annual summer vacation project and competition initiated by former Principal John Walton, and based on a similar project originally given to painting students at the Slade. Students of Portraiture […]

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An Exhibition of Painting from members of the NEAC

Saturday 01 Oct 2022

  Heatherleys tutors Laura Smith and Daniel Shadbolt are exhibiting as part of the New English Art Club   The New English Art Club (NEAC) is an elected society of contemporary painters. It’s ethos resides in art informed by the visual world and personal interpretation.   Dates 1 Oct – 22 Oct 2022 Location: Linden […]

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People & Places: Work by Ian Rowlands and Michael Checketts

Friday 23 Sep 2022

People & Places: Work by Ian Rowlands and Michael Checketts An exhibition of work by Heatherley’s tutor Ian Rowlands and fellow artist Michael Checketts. Dates The show runs in the Main Foyer Gallery of Bedford School until Wednesday October 18th 2022. Bedford School Opening Hours Monday – Friday 09.30am – 4.00pm Saturday 09.00am – 12.15pm […]

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Antony Williams: In stillness – Life

Thursday 22 Sep 2022

14 September – 14 October

  Antony Williams: In stillness – Life An exhibition of work by Heatherleys tutor Antony Williams at Messums London. Dates ‘In Stillness – Life’ 14 September – 14 October The show features two distinct series – portraits of his models over time and the portraits of his landlady Margaret Robinson. The series of paintings of […]

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Society of Portrait Sculptors Open Exhibition – FACE 2022

Monday 08 Aug 2022

An international open exhibition of contemporary portrait and figurative sculpture from the UK and around the world. Heatherleys is proud to give an annual prize. This year’s chosen artist is Aleksandra Zajac, for their piece Prosopon. Three commendations were also given including to the artist Mandy Lane for their piece Frowning Baby. The exhibition runs […]

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Friday Printmaking

Thursday 04 Aug 2022

Student artwork from the 12 Friday Printmaking course led by Hilary Daltry. The course is accessible to the beginner or practiced printmaker. Each week you can try different techniques such as aquatint, drypoint and linocut, with the potential to produce print editions. If you’d like to experiment and explore printmaking, you can sign up for […]

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Photos from the Heatherley Graduates’ Exhibition Private View 2022

Friday 29 Jul 2022

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Graduates’ Exhibition Private View on Tuesday July 19th and helped to make it such a great evening. Congratulations go to all our prize winners and graduating students. Take a look at the gallery below to see if you can spot yourself and we hope to see […]

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Work from Heatherleys Graduates’ Exhibition 2022

Friday 29 Jul 2022

Whether you couldn’t make the exhibition in person or you would like to revisit your favourite work, please see below the photos of students work from The Heatherley Diploma in Portraiture and the Diploma in Sculpture. Congratulations to our prize winners! Portraiture Daphne Todd Prize – Rhian Llewelyn Marianne Barbarosa Prize for Development – Natasha […]

Winners of the Heatherleys Award for Sculpture and the Heatherleys Award for Drawing at the Chelsea Art Society
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Chelsea Art Society 73rd Annual Exhibition

Thursday 23 Jun 2022

16 June - 20 June

The Society’s annual Open Art Exhibition in Chelsea This firmly established annual event, has had its home at Chelsea Old Town Hall since 1994. Over 800 paintings and sculptures are shown, selected from more than twice that number. The event attracts not only established artists but also younger artists producing fresh and innovative work. Congratulations […]

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Carving Exhibition

Monday 20 Jun 2022

20 June - 8 July 2022

  Visit an exhibition of Sculpture carved in wood and stone by students of the Heatherley School of Fine Art   Dates Private View Wednesday 22nd June 2022 5.00pm – 7.00pm 20 June – 8 July 2022 10.00am – 4.00pm   Sculpture tutor Veronica Ricks presents an exciting selection of the work of her students […]

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RE Original Prints Exhibition 2022

Thursday 19 May 2022

13 May - 10 June 2022

The winner of this year’s Heatherleys Prize At the RE Original Prints 2022 exhibition we awarded the Heatherleys Prize to artist Wai Wong ARE for his etching ‘Festival of Happiness’. The show with the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers at the Bankside Gallery runs until June 10th 2022.   Image: Wai Wong ARE, ‘Festival of […]

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SETTING UP: THE STILL LIFE DILEMMA

Monday 09 May 2022

For those of you who could not attend or for those who got a lucky seat at the extremely popular event, you can now view both evenings on our Recorded Lectures page. Artists explain their own approach to the practical aspects of creating a Still Life set up and how they use this genre to […]

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Alumni Exhibition: Triptych with Emma Hill, Bella Martineau and Eve Pettitt

Monday 02 May 2022

2 - 8 May 2022

Triptych: an exhibition by Emma Hill, Bella Martineau and Eve Pettitt Dates 2 – 8 May 2022 10am – 6pm Private View Wednesday 4 May 6.30-8.30pm Note from Emma Hill I am putting on a joint exhibition in Portobello Road in May with Eve Pettitt and Bella Martineau. Eve and Bella are longstanding artist friends […]

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Composition Class Exhibition

Monday 17 Jan 2022

17 Jan - 5 Feb 2022

  Dates 17 Jan – 5 Feb 2022 This exhibition shows the work done by students in my two classes. In these classes students are encouraged and coaxed into discovering a pathway that is personal and relates to their interests and ambitions. They follow their instincts and through the use of mixed media and discourse […]

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Adebanji Alade – Painting the Mona Lisa

Friday 15 Oct 2021

Hackney born artist Adebanji Alade studied on the Diploma in Portraiture at Heatherleys from 2003-2005 and went on to teach here at the school. He is currently the Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) and works prolifically as an artist. You can follow his work here. Adebanji was recently asked to […]

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Free Mindfullness & Qigong Drop-in Sessions

Friday 15 Oct 2021

Free Mindfullness & Qigong drop-in sessions for all Heatherley students and staff. Every Wednesday at 4.30pm in the library (30/45 min class). The classes are held by our Studio Technician and Artist, Ignacio Lalanne. Ignacio grew up in Buenos Aires. In early adulthood, he had the privilege of travelling and studying in India and south-east […]

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Patrick George Landscapes

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

14 October - 4 November 2021

Patrick George Landscapes 1923-2016   Dates 14 October – 4 November 2021 Location Browse & Darby 19 Cork Street London W1S 3LP     Patrick George was a friend to Heatherleys. His writings were edited by the late Susan Engledow, who for many years was Director of the Diploma in Portraiture here, and his ideas […]

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Contemporary Figures in Watercolour: Speed, Gesture and Story

Thursday 14 Oct 2021

This Autumn term Heatherleys welcomed a new tutor, Leo Crane. As well as being an excellent drawing and painting tutor, he’s also the co-author of the book, “Contemporary Figures in Watercolour: Speed, Gesture and Story”, published by Pavilion Books. For more information please visit here. Leo teaches Introduction to Drawing and Painting and Drawing and […]

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Nicola Hicks – Dump Circus

Monday 11 Oct 2021

11 October - 18 December 2021

Heatherleys’ President, Nicola Hicks, presents Dump Circus A large-scale installation imagining the city as an urban wasteland, where the natural world has been ravaged and suffocated by greed and waste.   Select works from the exhibition   Dates 11 October – 18 December 2021 Location Flowers Gallery London, Kingsland Road For more information, visit gallery […]

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Painted from Life

Sunday 26 Sep 2021

26 September - 9 October 2021

  An exhibition of recent works by David Stubbs   Dates 26 September – 9 October 2021 Location Heatherley School of Fine Art     www.davidstubbsart.com Image: ‘Red, white and blue’ oil on canvas 21 x 28cm  

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Out of Lockdown: Summer Print Show

Friday 18 Jun 2021

21 June – 9 July Printmaking tutors Hilary Daltry, Maggie Jennings and Ron Best, alongside studio technicians Helena Moock and David Stubbs, are proud to present this exciting selection of students work created in the Summer term. Using a wide range of printmaking techniques including: etchings, linocuts, woodcuts, lithographs, monoprints and screen-prints for you to […]

Ivonne Portillo "Achikanain"
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Shared Spaces

Thursday 15 Apr 2021

15 April – 8 May Printmaking Exhibition This printmaking exhibition of 30 prints is a joint collaboration between Hilary Daltry, Head of Printmaking at Heatherleys, and Christina Pérez i Alay, engraving and lithography teacher at Escola TRAC in Barcelona. The work has already been exhibited in Barcelona last year and we are thrilled to finally […]

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