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Announcements, external exhibitions, talks, events involving Heatherleys staff and students, past and present.

SUSAN WILSON (B. 1951) Cereza Tardia / The Mountain Cherry Box from Spain with Hyacinths oil on board
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Tutor Spotlight: Susan Wilson in the Browse & Darby Christmas Exhibition

Friday 02 Dec 2022

2 - 22 December 2022

Susan Wilson in the Browse & Darby Christmas Exhibition An exhibition of British and French paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from the early 20th Century. It also shows a select group of works from Browse & Darby contemporary gallery artists.     Dates 2 – 22 December 2022 Location Browse & Darby 19 Cork Street […]

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Christoforos Savva, Christoforos, Two Women at a Table, 1952–54. Credit: Courtesy of Ghika Savva
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Alumnus Exhibition: Christoforos Savva: Unbound

Wednesday 07 Dec 2022

7 Dec 2022-21 Jan 2023

  Alumni Exhibition Christoforos Savva: Unbound Christoforos Savva, Christoforos, Two Women at a Table, 1952–54. Credit: Courtesy of Ghika Savva via The Helenisic Centre. Dates 7 Dec 2022-21 Jan 2023 Monday – Saturday, 11am-5pm, Thursdays, 11am – 8pm Location: The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U 5AS Christoforos Savva: Unbound, curated by Marina Christodoulidou, is […]

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First page of a feature on artists James Hague in Artists & Illustrators November 2022 issue.
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James Hague in Artists & Illustrators November 2022 Issue

Monday 31 Oct 2022

  Artist and Heatherleys tutor James Hague featured in Artists & Illustrators November 2022 Interviewed by editor Niki Browes, James Hague shares why he always comes back to painting. With a string of prizes and scholarships to his name, James is what many would call a successful artist. Yet, in his own words, “if you […]

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DooMBAR, oil on canvas, Helena Moock, October 2022
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Heatherleys Exhibition: DooMBAR – Paintings and Prints by Helena Moock

Thursday 27 Oct 2022

31 October - 11 November

  We’re pleased to present DooMBAR: Paintings and Prints, an exhibition by Heatherleys print technician Helena Moock.   Dates Private View Monday 31 October 2022 6pm – 8pm Monday 31 October – Friday 11 November Location: Heatherleys School of Fine Art The exhibition takes place on the ground floor and in the conservatory on the […]

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First page of a feature on artists Sarah Jane Moon in Artists & Illustrators October 2022 issue.
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Sarah Jane Moon in Artists & Illustrators October 2022 Issue

Wednesday 26 Oct 2022

  Artist and Heatherleys tutor Sarah Jane Moon featured in Artists & Illustrators October 2022 Interviewed by editor Niki Browes, Sarah Jane Moon shares her journey, experiences and elements of her creative process for Artists & Illustrators October 2022 issue. She tells how she went from an academic career to full immersion in drawing and […]

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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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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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Susan Engledow
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Memories of Susan Engledow

Thursday 09 Jun 2022

I am writing with sadness to tell you that Susan Engledow, a much-loved member of our teaching staff and former Director of the Portrait Diploma at Heatherleys, passed away peacefully at her home on May 28 after a long illness. She leaves her family, precious daughters Alice and Clare and four young grandchildren. Susan began […]

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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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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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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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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 and Lady Parker
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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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