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Open Studio students working from a male portrait model
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Open Studio Exhibition 2022

Monday 28 Nov 2022

28 November 2022 – 6 January 2023

Heatherleys presents it’s annual Open Studio Exhibition 2022 An exhibitionof 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 28 November 2022 – 6 January 2023 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 Barbarosa 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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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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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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Urban Landscape Exhibition

Sunday 24 Oct 2021

24 October – 12 November Exhibition of works by students and tutors of the Urban Landscape summer course and the Outdoor Painting course 2021.

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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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