John Walton RP

Image: John Walton, ‘Self portrait’   John Walton RP RIP 1925 – 2023 In 1976 John Walton was elected a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, a Member Society of the Federation of British Artists (FBA), an arts educational charity which administers the Mall Galleries. During the eighties the FBA experienced difficulties and in 1990,…

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BBC | The Conversation

Image: Laura Quinn & Tania Rivilis   ‘Women painting portraits’   Full article on BBC website Artists from Ukraine and the UK tell Kim Chakanetsa about how they capture someone’s personality on canvas. Laura Quinn Harris is a UK artist specialising in oil portraits of people and animals. Her work has been displayed in exhibitions…

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See our video about ​the process of ​commissioning a portrait

Thank you RP members jamieroutleyartist, miriam.escofet.artist, June Mendoza and anthonyconnollyrp for sharing insights about our portrait commission service… RP Portrait Commissions services are available now and throughout the year with Annabel Elton, head of portrait commissions.   “When someone commissions a portrait, they become in a very real sense a sponsor, a patron of the arts.”…

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