Frances Bell RP

ABOUT FRANCES Frances was born in Cambridge, England in 1983.  Because she has a prime interest in figurative classical style she left England to pursue a classical training in Florence at Charles. H. Cecil Studios in 2001,   Her training was for three years but she continued her association with the school by teaching there each…

Contemporary Arts Trust Award

The Contemporary Arts Trust’s objective is to assist deserving artists who show promise; to encourage them to remain in the arts and continue on their creative journey. Contemporary Arts Trust encourages every discipline within the Fine Applied Arts. Since its formation, the Trust has given more than £375,000 in prizes and awards. Contemporary Arts Trust is…

Smallwood Architects Prize

  The Smallwood Architects Prize of £1,000, inaugurated in 2016, is awarded for a portrait in which architectural or interior features play an important part. This Year’s winner is Steven Wood ‘Sandancer’   View winning portraits from previous years below. PREVIOUS WINNERS 2019  – David Caldwell RP 2018 – Michael Taylor RP 2017 – David…

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 China. He has work in the private collection of HM The Queen as well as more than 40 pictures in the private collection…

Neale Worley RP NEAC

Collected by the Prince of Wales, Neale is a classical painter of high quality.  Neale exhibits regularly with the NEAC and he shows at Panter and Hall, and the Russell Gallery. His work is also selected for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. [/vc_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]

John Wonnacott Hon. RP CBE

ABOUT JOHN WONNACOTT John Wonnacott was born in London in 1940 and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1958-63. John taught drawing at Reading University and the Norwich school of art until 1985. He was represented by Marlborough Fine Art from 1980-88 and by Agnews from 1988-2011. John’s paintings are included in…

Helen Bartholomew

ABOUT HELEN I live and work at my home in Suffolk with my partner and our two dogs. My serious interest in painting began in 1996 when I started private tutelage with Ken Back RAS. I studied with Ken for six years. Ken taught in the tradition of the British School of painting but was…

Ashley Birch

ABOUT ULRIKE I specialize in the human form, addressing the instinctive conflict of reality, showing my curiosity in the human condition and the unconscious. My work often depicts the fragility of life highlighting the relation we have with our bodies and our troubled human nature. My subjects are chosen carefully, either from family, close friends…

Ulrike Belloni

ABOUT ULRIKE I am an Italian painter born in 1988, based in between Milan and Florence. I have been undertaking a rigorous and classical training in Firenze at Charles H. Cecil Studio for a number of years. Primarily I draw and paint portraits from life, to the scale of life, under natural light, following the…