Tom Phillips RA Hon RP

ABOUT TOM Tom Phillips was born in London in 1937. He attended St Catherine’s College, Oxford in 1957, where he read English and at the same time studied drawing at the Ruskin School. In 1961 he became a student at Camberwell School of Art where his chief source of inspiration was Frank Auerbach. He went…

Michael Noakes RP

ABOUT MICHAEL NOAKES Michael Noakes was educated at Downside School, Somerset, and the Royal Academy Schools, London. During his eminent career he has been President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Chairman of the Contemporary Portrait Society and Governor of the Federation of British Artists. He is a Freeman of the City of…

David Newens Assoc RP

ABOUT DAVID David Newens was Born in 1945, he studied portrait painting and drawing part time at Glasgow School of Art. After a career in engineering, management and property development, now able to concentrate fully on painting. COMMISSIONS DAVID NEWENS PRICE GUIDE Oil 18x14 inches £3,000 24x18 inches £4,000 30x24 inches £5,000 This is a…

Anthony Morris RP NEAC

ABOUT ANTHONY Anthony Morris was born in Oxford in 1938 and studied at Oxford School of Art to NDD. He graduated to the Royal Academy Schools 1961 after three years in the painting faculty under Peter Greenham CBE.RA. A regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition since 1960; he exhibits both landscapes and portraits…

June Mendoza AO OBE RP ROI Hon SWA

ABOUT JUNE A child of professional musicians, it was apparent by a very early age that June had already established her tendency for depicting the human form; since when it has been a crowded life of painting portraits from all walks of life and race in many countries. "There is a never ending fascination in…

Peter Kuhfeld RP NEAC

ABOUT PETER Kuhfeld is the only child of a German prisoner of war and an English classical pianist. Between 1972-76 he studied at Leicester School of Art. He worked from 1976-1978 at Rugby School of Art, where he gave lessons in drawing and painting, before securing a place at the prestigious Royal Academy School of…

Brendan Kelly RP

ABOUT BRENDAN Brendan Kelly was born in Edinburgh in 1970. Studied at Camberwell College of Art 88-89 (Foundation) and then at The Slade in London 89-93 (BA Hons Fine Art). He has won a number of National Art Awards, including various prizes in the BP Portrait Award and the de Lazlo Award for the best…

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…

Emma Hopkins RP

ABOUT EMMA Born in Brighton in 1989, Emma completed a degree at University of the Arts London, where she was trained in the special art of Prosthetics for Performance. It was this that instilled an obsession with the human form and anatomy, one which coupled with her passion for the traditional techniques of portrait painting,…

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…