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…

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…

Richard Foster 'The Inglis Family'

Top Portrait Painters 2019

We used our  Portrait Commissions Service to identify the most sought-after artists. Four Artists stood out in 2019; Two Member artists and two exhibiting artists top the most sought-after portrait artists during our Annual Exhibition. Richard Foster came out top among the Members. He exhibited four portrait commissions, two of which were family group portraits. …

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…

One to watch Evgeny Grouzdev

Evgeny Grouzdev Born in 1975 in Kurgan, the Urals, Evgeny started painting at the age of 5. He was one of the most distinguished young artists to have graduated with Merit from Shadr Art College in Ekaterinburg (the Urals) and Full Honours from the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. Evgeny specializes primarily in portrait…

Phoebe Dickinson, portrait painter, at work a Houghton Hall painting the Cholmondeley Children.

One to watch, Phoebe Dickinson

Phoebe trained at Charles H Cecil Studios, Florence Italy, Lavender Hill Studios (now called London fine arts studio), London, The Prince’s Drawing School, London and studied Print Making at The Heatherley School of Fine Art, London. She is inspired by the work of John Singer Sargent, Corot and William Nicholson. Phoebe has exhibited with The…

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'