TIM BENSON RP NEAC PROI

ABOUT TIM Graduating from  Byam Shaw School of Art, Tim is President of the Royal Insititute of Oil Painters and a member of the New English Art Club.   He teaches portraiture at the New School of Art, Heatherleys and The Art Academy and sits on the Exhibitions Committee for Mall Galleries.   "Painted portraits speak…

Portrait of 'Sir Brian Leveson' by Mark Roscoe commissioned by Liverpool John Moores University

Sir Brian Leveson’s portrait

 Mark  Roscoe, who was commissioned to paint this portrait, considered adding a liver bird to the bookshelves but felt that making a mythical bird look real might not have worked. Instead, the liver bird appears on the robes Sir Brian wears where it is holding liver seaweed.  A liver bird is a mythical creature and…

Martin Yeoman RP NEAC

ABOUT MARTIN An accomplished portrait painter and draughtsman, Yeoman has undertaken many notable portrait commissions, including HM The Queens Grandchildren, Sir Alan Hodgkin OM, Dr Courtney Phillips, Sir James Whyte Black and a young Edward Sheeran (Ed Sheeran) and Mathew Sheeran. Most recently he was commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales to paint D-Day…

James Hague RP

ABOUT JAMES James was born in 1970 in Nottingham. He studied Fine art at The University of Northumbria at Newcastle and Paining at the Royal College of Art. He lives and works in East London and Copenhagen. COMMISSIONS JAMES HAGUE PRICE GUIDE PRICES POA This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel…

Frances Bell RP

ABOUT FRANCES Frances was born in Cambridge, England in 1983. At the age of 18 she left England to pursue a classical training in Florence at Charles. H. Cecil Studios in 2004, having a prime interest in figurative classical styles. She trained there for three years and continued her association with the school, by teaching…

The RP Award

The £2,000 RP Award is made to the artist whose work best represents the year’s chosen theme – which for this inaugural year, 2019, is ‘Skin’. The judges sought the most interesting and engaging interpretation of the idea of ‘Skin’ within the parameters of portraiture.   James Hague won this year's prize with 'Tom' 

Emma Hopkins – wins BP Young Artist Award

Self-taught, her training was in prosthetics, and initially discouraged from becoming an artist, Emma Hopkins wins another accolade. Last night at the National Portrait Gallery,  Emma Hopkins won the £9,000 Young Artist Award for ‘Sophie and Carla’, a portrait that depicts the photographer Sophie Mayanne and her pet dog. The judges liked the way negative…