Andrew James RP NEAC

ABOUT ANDREW From a very early age Andrew James shared a passion for art with his twin brother Paul. In 1987 he decided to pursue painting full time and at the age of 17 he undertook a 10 year project to develop his work through self-directed study. Winning the Carroll Foundation Award in 1998 helped…

Sheldon Hutchinson RP

ABOUT SHELDON I read Philisophy, Politics and Economics at Christ Church, Oxford University before studying at L’Ecole Albert Defois, France where I was taught by Ted Seth Jacobs. COMMISSIONS SHELDON HUTCHINSON PRICE GUIDE Drawing From 24 x 20 inches From £2,500 This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel & accommodation expenses,…

Geoffrey Hayzer RP

ABOUT GEOFFREY I studied Graphic Design at St Martin’s School of Art, London. I went on to work for 12 years in design groups and advertising agencies, managing several high profile accounts in both London and Paris. Upon my return to London in 1993 I decided to fulfil my long-term ambition and began to paint…

Robin-Lee Hall PPRP

ABOUT ROBIN-LEE I studied Fine Art Painting at Saint Martins School of Art and Kingston. I work almost exclusively in the very exacting and ancient medium of egg tempera, using powdered pigment and mixing it with the yolk of a hen’s egg. I build up many layers of colour to create a unique depth. It’s…

Valeriy Gridnev RP PS ROI

ABOUT VALERIY Valeriy Gridnev was born in Russia in 1956.  He studied at the Art College in Sverdlovsk1976 – 1980, and then Ural Repin St.Peterburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 1983-1990. His graduation project “The Early Years” won The Gold Medal of USSR Academy of Arts.  He then at St. Petersburg Academy of Art’s ‘Postgraduate Creative Studio’. Valeriy  now lives and works…

David Graham RP

ABOUT DAVID GRAHAM I was born in 1926, and Studied at Hammersmith School of Art, St Martin’s School of Art and Royal College of Art (1st Class Diploma). I did my War Service with the Grenadier Guards, Stars in Battledress and Royal Army Education Corp 1944 – 1948.I taught art atWimbledon School of Art, Medway…

Richard Foster President RP

ABOUT RICHARD FOSTER Richard Foster was born in 1945 and brought up in Norfolk. He was educated at Harrow School, Studio Simi and the British Institute in Florence, Trinity College Oxford and the City and Guilds of London Art School; not forgetting the influence of his friends and contemporaries!  He has been a Member of…

Andrew Festing PPRP MBE

ABOUT ANDREW Festing was born in 1941 he educated at Ampleforth College and RMA Sandhurst. He was commissioned into The Rifle Brigade where he served until 1969. Festing worked at Sotheby’s in 1969 and was head of the British Pictures Department from 1977-1981, where he became Sotheby’s chief expert for British Pictures, with and extensive…

Miriam Escofet Assoc RP

ABOUT MIRIAM Miriam Escofet was born in Barcelona in 1967 and moved to the UK in 1979. The daughter of artists, she grew up surrounded by the rich visual lexicon of art. She graduated in 3D Design from Brighton School of Art in 1991. The making process was her first love and is still at…