Richard Foster President RP

ABOUT RICHARD 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 the…

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…

x The late 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…

Sam Dalby RP

ABOUT SAM Sam was educated at Harrogate College of Arts and Technology, and Cleveland College of Art and Design. Sam has exhibited in the 2003 BP Portrait Award, was shortlisted for the Bulldog Bursary in 2009, and has exhibited with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters since 2010. Sam was elected as a Member of…

Saied Dai RP NEAC

ABOUT SAIED DAI Saied Dai is Persian by birth,  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 Arts for his…

Anthony Connolly RP

ABOUT ANTHONY Anthony Connolly trained at Goldsmith’s College. He was elected to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2009. He is currently the Society's Honorary Secretary. He has a studio at his home near Salisbury but is always pleased to travel to work with his subjects in their own homes or elsewhere. Anthony is…

David Cobley RP NEAC

ABOUT DAVID David has been drawing and painting since early childhood. He trained at Northampton and Liverpool Schools of Art before spending several years in Japan. In 1989 he was shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award and elected a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1997, serving as its Honorary Secretary for…

David Caldwell RP

ABOUT DAVID David Caldwell was born in Helensburgh in the West of Scotland in 1977. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art (1994-98) and the Royal Drawing School (2003-05). He has won several awards and residencies for painting including the prestigious Bulldog Bursary from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and The Founder’s Purchase…