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Heatherley Post Diploma in Figurative Painting Graduates’ Exhibition Private View 2023

Thursday 21 Sep 2023

25 September - 6 October 2023

Photos from the Heatherley Post Diploma in Figurative Painting Graduates’ Exhibition Private View 2023   Thank you to everyone who came along to our Graduates’ Exhibition Private View on Thursday 21 September. Congratulations go to all our graduating students from Heatherleys’ Post Diploma in Figurative Painting. Take a look at the gallery below. See if […]

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Work from Heatherleys Post Diploma in Figurative Painting Graduates’ Exhibition 2023

Thursday 21 Sep 2023

25 September - 6 October 2023

Revisit your favourite work form this year’s Post Diploma in Figurative Painting Graduate Exhibition   Couldn’t make the exhibition in person? Would you like to revisit your favourite work form this year’s Graduate Exhibition? See below a gallery of graduate work from Heatherleys’ Post Diploma in Figurative Painting.   Work from the exhibition  

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John Walton RP Self Portrait
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In memory of Principal Emeritus John Walton RP

Saturday 02 Sep 2023

Remembering Principal Emeritus John Walton RP We have sad news. Our Principal Emeritus, John Walton, passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday, September 2nd 2023. Even though John was in his 98th year, his death still seems a surprise to all those who knew him as Principal of the Heatherley School of Fine Art. When […]

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Oil painting by Heatherleys Graduate Philip Cuttell, depicting a woman in a beige trench coat standing in front of bomb destroyed buildings and a fire red sky.
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Post Diploma Graduates Exhibition 2023

Thursday 21 Sep 2023

25 September - 6 October 2023

Be inspired by the graduates of our Post Diploma in Figurative Painting.     Visit their exhibition, opening on 21 September 2023. Free admission | No booking required Dates Private View  21 September 2023 6.00pm – 8.00pm Exhibition Continues 25 September – 6 October 2023 10.00am – 4.00pm Last entry on Friday 6 October is 3.00pm […]

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In memory of the pioneering gallerist Angela Flowers

Friday 11 Aug 2023

Remembering Angela Flowers   It is with great sadness that we share the passing of pioneering British gallerist and businesswoman Angela Flowers, on 11th August 2023, at the age of 90. She championed the work of younger British artists for more than five decades and showed that, “women could be businesswomen and make an impact […]

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Heatherley Graduates’ Exhibition Private View 2023

Tuesday 18 Jul 2023

18 July – 23 July 2023

Photos from the Heatherley Graduates’ Exhibition Private View 2023   Thank you to everyone who came along to our Graduates’ Exhibition Private View on Tuesday 18 July. Congratulations go to all our prize winners and graduating students from Heatherleys’ Diploma in Portraiture, Diploma in Sculpture and Post Diploma in Sculpture. Take a look at the gallery below. See if […]

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Work from Heatherleys Graduates’ Exhibition 2023

Tuesday 18 Jul 2023

Wednesday 19 July – Sunday 23 July 2023

Revisit your favourite work form this year’s Graduate Exhibition   Couldn’t make the exhibition in person? Would you like to revisit your favourite work form this year’s Graduate Exhibition? See below a gallery of student and graduate work from Heatherleys’ Diploma in Portraiture, Diploma in Sculpture and Post Diploma in Sculpture.   2023 Prize Winners […]

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Heatherleys Graduates’ Exhibition 2023

Tuesday 18 Jul 2023

19 July - 23 July

  Heatherleys’ annual Diploma Graduates’ Exhibition Join us in celebrating the creativity and success of our students and graduates at our annual Diploma Graduates’ Exhibition. Work from the The Diploma in Portraiture and The Diploma and Post Diploma in Figurative Sculpture will be on display showing students progress and achievements. Free admission | No booking […]

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Heatherleys Exhibition: Recent Paintings by Alexander McQueen Duncan

Monday 05 Jun 2023

5 June – 5 July 2023

  Heatherleys presents Recent Paintings by Alexander McQueen Duncan   Join us for an exhibition of recent paintings by tutor Alexander McQueen Duncan.   Dates Private View 12 June 2023 5:00pm – 8:00pm Second Private View 3 July 2023 5:00pm – 8:00pm 5 June 2023 – Extended till 5 July 2023 Open Monday – Saturday […]

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Heatherleys Staff Exhibition 2023

Thursday 16 Mar 2023

13 March - 21 April 2023

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Heatherleys Staff Exhibition Join us for the annual Heatherleys Staff Exhibition. Free admission | No booking required Dates Private View Thursday 16 March 2023 5:30pm – 8:30pm Exhibition Opening Times Monday 13 March – Friday 21 April 10:30am – 4:00pm Location The Heatherley School of Fine Art75 Lots Road, London SW10 0RN Exhibition Invitation   […]

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Heatherleys Exhibition: Women at Heatherleys for Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day

Wednesday 08 Mar 2023

27 February – 10 March 2023

  For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Heatherleys presents: Women at Heatherleys   Dates Private View Wednesday 8 March 2023 (International Women’s Day) 6:00pm – 8:00pm 27 February – 10 March 2023 Open Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm Location The Heatherley School of Fine Art 75 Lots Road, London SW10 0RN   We often […]

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Heatherleys Sculpture Diploma student working on a plaster cast of a portrait head.
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Work In Progress Exhibition

Thursday 26 Jan 2023

23 January – 10 February 2023

Heatherleys presents: Work In Progress An exhibition of work by students of the Sculpture and Portrait Diploma and Post Diploma courses. This group exhibition showcases student work made or in the process of being made since the beginning of their diploma programme at Heatherleys. Students from both portrait and sculpture will be showing works together […]

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LECTURE with Michael Ajerman: Paula Modersohn-Becker & the Visceral Body

Thursday 02 Feb 2023

Thursday 02 Feb 2023

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Artist Michael Ajerman presents his lecture on the German painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker Thursday 2nd February 2023, 4.30 – 6pm A lecture on artist Paula Modersohn-Becker’s life and work. While widely known in Germany, the Royal Academy’s ‘Making Modernism’ exhibition presents a brilliant display of her work rarely seen abroad. This talk will interpret key works […]

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Open Studio Exhibition 2022

Tuesday 06 Dec 2022

1 December - 20 January 2022

Heatherleys presents it’s annual Open Studio Exhibition 2022 An exhibition of paintings and drawings by artists who’ve attended Open Studio / Drop In Sessions from last academic year to the present. Dates Private View Wednesday 7 December 4:30pm – 7:30pm 1 December – 20 January 2022 Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm Location:  The […]

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Fare well to Otto, painting collage by Lucy Bennet.
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Heatherleys Exhibition: Work In Progress – Painting – Develop Your Own Visual Language Through Abstraction

Tuesday 15 Nov 2022

14 - 25 November 2022

  We’re pleased to present an exhibition of Work In Progress by the students of: Painting – Develop Your Own Visual Language Through Abstraction with Eugenie Vronskaya Dates Private View Tuesday 15 November 2022 6pm – 8pm Monday 14 – Friday 25 November 2022 Location: Heatherleys School of Fine Art Select works from the exhibition […]

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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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Heatherleys Exhibition: Ian Rowlands

Monday 17 Oct 2022

17 - 29 October 2022

  We’re pleased to present an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Heatherleys tutor Ian Rowlands   Dates Private View Tuesday 25 October 2022 6pm – 8pm Monday 17 – Saturday 29 October 2022 Location Heatherleys School of Fine Art The exhibition takes place on the ground floor and in the conservatory on the first […]

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Ephemera, oil painting by Sara Melly
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Post Diploma Graduates’ Exhibition 2022

Monday 26 Sep 2022

26 September - 7 October

Be inspired by the graduates of our Post Diploma in Figurative Painting. Visit their exhibition opening on 26 September 2022. Free admission | No booking required Dates 26 September – 7 October Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm Last entry on Sunday 7 October is 3.00pm Location The Heatherley School of Fine Art 75 Lots […]

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

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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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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 Braganza Prize for Development – Natasha […]

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Painting of Tenisia by Saskia Berkin
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Heatherleys Graduates’ Exhibition 2022

Tuesday 28 Jun 2022

20 July – 24 July

  The Diploma in Portraiture and The Diploma and Post Diploma in Figurative Sculpture Join us in celebrating the creativity and success of our students and graduates at our annual Diploma Graduates’ Exhibition. Free admission | No booking required Dates Wednesday 20 July – Sunday 24 July 10.00am – 4.00pm Last entry on Sunday 24 […]

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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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