Robbie Wraith RP

ABOUT ROBBIE Robbie Wraith left school at 16, and went to study painting in Florence at the invitation of Pietro Annigoni. He has had over thirty exhibitions in Britain, Europe, America and ChinaHe has work in the private collection of HM The Queen as well as more than 40 pictures in the private collection of…

Leonard McComb RA Hon RP

ABOUT LEONARD Leonard McComb was born in Glasgow and studied at Manchester School of Art and then at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1956 to 1959, and then did a Postgraduate in sculpture, also at the Slade, in 1960. He went on to teach at various art schools, including Oxford Brookes University, Sir…

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…

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…

Saied Dai RP NEAC

ABOUT SAIED DAI Saied Dai is Persian by birth, Saied Dai was born in Tehran in 1958 and came to England at the age of six. He began his seven years of art training at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design and shortly after was awarded a place at the Royal Academy of…