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…

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…

Frederick Deane RP

ABOUT FREDERICK 1924 Born. 1940 – 43 College of Art, Manchester. 1943 – 45 Parachute Regiment 1st Airborn Division. Wounded at Arnhem 1945 – 51 Royal Academy Schools. Awarded Leverhulme Scholarship. 1951 Professional Painter. 1970 Visiting lecturer at the City of London Polytechnic. COMMISSIONS PRICE GUIDE Oil from 20 x 16 inches - prices negotiable.…

Simon Davis VPRP RBSA

ABOUT SIMON Simon Davis was Born 1968 Stratford Upon Avon. 1988-90: Worked as a Graphic designer/illustrator. 1993-present: Illustrated comic-strips for various publishers – mainly for British Comic 2000ad. Much of this fully-painted work has been syndicated worldwide and collected by Hamlyn and Rebellion Books in the UK, Egmont in Germany and DC Comics in the…