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Open Studio students working from a male portrait model

Open Studio Exhibition 2022

Monday 28 Nov 2022

28 November 2022 – 6 January 2023

Heatherleys presents it’s annual Open Studio Exhibition 2022 This show exhibits the paintings and drawings of artists who’ve attended Open Studio / Drop In Sessions from last academic year to the present. The Open studio provides a space for artist to develop their practice, working from a model with the support of world class tutors. […]


Antony Williams: In stillness – Life

Thursday 22 Sep 2022

Heatherleys tutor Antony Williams is currently exhibiting at Messums London. ‘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 Margaret Robinson, produced over a period of sixteen years, have […]

black and white Archive Photo of a Heatherleys Open Studio / Drop in Session, Life Drawing Class

The History of Open Studio

Tuesday 26 Jul 2022

The History of Open Studio – Heatherleys Drop In Sessions This article tells the history of Open Studio, from its 19th century origins to its renaming as Drop In Sessions in 2022. Open Studio has been part of Heatherleys’ provision for artists since we were founded in 1845. Based on the traditional French Atelier system, […]


Open Studio Exhibition

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

The Open Studio Christmas Exhibition 2019 Curated by Hilary Daltry Congratulations to Paula McFarlane who has been awarded the Helen Wilson Open Studio Prize. The exhibition is on display until the 11th of January 2020.


The Open Studio Exhibition

Wednesday 05 Dec 2018

Hilary Daltry’s Open Studio Exhibition opened on Wednesday  December 5th and was well received by students and tutors alike. It will be on display around the school until January 11th 2019. Congratulations go to Julia Page who was this years winner of the Open Studio Helen Wilson Prize.    

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