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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

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

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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

Heatherleys’ President, Nicola Hicks, will present 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. Flowers GalleryLondon, Kingsland Road11 October – 18 December 2021. For more information, visit gallery website here. Image: Cat with Ruff, 2020

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Painted from Life

Sunday 26 Sep 2021

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

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Kate Hopkins Exhibition

Thursday 06 May 2021

14 May - 4 June 2021

Kate Hopkins14 May – 4 June 202119 Cork St, London W1S 3LPPreview DaysWednesday 12 & Thursday 13 May 20213.00 – 8.00pmRestricted numbers. Booking essential.katehopkins64@gmail.com Kate Hopkins solo exhibition, her second with the gallery. Hopkins trained at the Slade School of Fine Art where she was awarded the Boise Travel Scholarship, the Elizabeth Greenshields Award and […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown Update

Friday 01 Jan 2021

Lockdown 2021 (Updated 26 February 2021) We are delighted to announce that Heatherleys will reopen for the Summer term for all Day and Evening courses on 19th April. Portrait Diploma and Sculpture Diploma students only will return to school for the last three weeks of the Spring term on 15th March. Your safety is our highest priority. We will […]

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Sir Alan Parker CBE

Friday 31 Jul 2020

Sir Alan Parker We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the great Sir Alan Parker, the legendary director of so many great films which caught the public imagination from Midnight Express in the 70’s to Evita and Angela’s Ashes and so much more. Alan’s reputation as a filmmaker is international but somehow […]

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Hugh Krall

Friday 29 May 2020

Hugh Krall (b.1924), an architect and artist who has died at the age of 96, attended my Friday Printmaking class at Heatherleys for 18 years (from 1992 -2010). A resident of Chelsea, he had built his own house near Cheyne Walk, having previously lived on a houseboat. The River Thames was the main source of […]

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Heatherleys at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition 2020

Monday 18 May 2020

It’s been another bumper year for Heatherleys at the annual Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition. Tim Benson, David Caldwell, Sally Ede-Golightly, Miriam Escofet, James Hague, Hero Johnson, Suzon Lagarde, Sarah Jane Moon, Carl Randall, Melissa Scott-Miller, Daniel Shadbolt, Nicola Smith, Bernadett Timko, Daphne Todd OBE, John Walton and Toby Wiggins all have work on […]

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Heatherley Lockdown Gallery

Monday 18 May 2020

Visit the Heatherley Lockdown Gallery to catch up on what everyone is creating from home during this time away from the school. If you would like to have your own work featured please email high resolution images plus your details to tad.untilnow@gmail.com who will add them to the gallery.

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Heatherleys in the BP Portrait Award 2020

Monday 04 May 2020

Congratulations to Heatherleys tutors Tim Benson and Sarah Jane Moon, who have both had work selected for this year’s BP Portrait Award. Selected from 1,981 entries by artists from 69 countries around the world, the BP Portrait Award 2020 represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. The Portrait Award is an annual event aimed […]

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Jonathan Farningham in ‘Isolation’

Tuesday 21 Apr 2020

Exhibition – “Isolation” Blanco Gallery Start date: 18-04-2020 Blanco Gallery is showcasing “Isolation” an online exhibition of work by UK based artists, exploring the situation in which we all find ourselves due to Coronavirus. The exhibition discusses how people adapt to their new context and how art continues to thrive despite the circumstances. At some […]

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Sarah Jane Moon in the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition 2020

Tuesday 21 Apr 2020

Work Heatherley alumna and tutor, Sarah Jane Moon, has been selected from almost 2,500 entries to appear in an exhibition of some of Britain’s best portraiture. The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition is usually held in central London each year but this year’s show is taking place online, a first for the Society. […]

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Alla Samarina – ‘Elements of Life’

Thursday 12 Mar 2020

Heatherleys student, Alla Samarina, is holding her first solo show ‘Elements of Life’, opening this evening. PV 12th March, show continues until 29th March The Muse at 269,  269 Portobello Road, W11 1LR ABOUT THE ARTIST Alla Samarina grew up in Saint Petersburg (Russia). She was involved in the underground art scene of the late […]

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Rachel Goodison – ‘What She Didn’t Say’

Thursday 12 Mar 2020

Former Portrait Diploma student,Rachel Goodison, is in a group show ‘What She Didn’t Say’ at Thames Side Studios Gallery, an enormous exhibition space by the Thames Barrier.     She will be showing her 8 foot high soft sculptural installation, alongside work by artists Clare Dudeney, Justine Formentelli and Maddie Yuille. Artists talks at the […]

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Heatherleys at Escola Trac Barcelona

Tuesday 28 Jan 2020

SHARED SPACES   The Traç engraving and lithograph workshops have invited the artists from The Heatherley School of Fine Art in London to present their work alongside prints produced in Traç for the exhibition Shared Spaces. The thirty pieces on show have all been created using the “language of print making”: lithography, calcography, woodcut, monotype…The […]

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Rebecca Asghar in Sky Portrait Artist of the Year

Tuesday 28 Jan 2020

Make sure you tune in to tonight’s (January 28th) episode of Sky Portrait Artist of the Year to catch our former Portrait Diploma student Rebecca Asghar’s appearance. She says – ‘I was very pleased to be chosen to be a participant on the Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2020. It was a wonderful experience meeting […]

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Farewell Phil, Hello Helena

Tuesday 17 Dec 2019

Currently following in Phil’s print room footsteps is Helena Moock, daughter of our Director of Printmaking Hilary Daltry. Helena will be on hand as print technician for both our Thursday and Friday printmaking classes. She says ‘Learning from the best, Phil Gibbs, has been a great experience and over several weeks I got to work […]

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Farewell Philip Gibbs!

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

Nobody is quite sure when it was that Philip first arrived at Heatherleys. As far as I can remember he has always been a part of the very fabric of the school, working hard in the print room or perhaps taking a well earned break in the staff kitchen. And I think we thought he […]

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Andrew Eadington in the FBA Futures 2020

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

Congratulations to our former Portrait Diploma student, Andrew Eadington, who has been selected for the FBA Futures 2020 exhibition. FBA Futures 2020 Contemporary figurative painting, sculpture and drawing by new graduates 6 – 18 January 2020, Mall Galleries Mall Galleries is delighted to present the eighth edition of FBA Futures, the UK’s largest annual survey […]

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Dr Alison Smith – Curator’s Tour of the Pre-Raphaelite Sisters Exhibition

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

We were very privileged to receive a tour of the Pre-Raphaelite Sisters Exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery’s Chief Curator, Dr Alison Smith. Heatherleys has many historical links with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, not least in Joanna Boyce Wells who was a student here and who is quoted as saying ‘I have a talent and the […]

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