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Summer portraits – ‘Esther’

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Forthcoming exhibition – ‘The Rehearsal’

The Rehearsal An exhibition of drawings & paintings of musicians by Adele Wagstaff 13 May – 5 June 2014 at St. John’s Waterloo, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY Opening hours – Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm, (St. John’s will … Continue reading

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A Private View – Portrait Painters Today

Last night’s opening of Portrait Painters Today was a fabulous start to this exhibition. The gallery was so busy that it took some time to be able to see the paintings clearly. St. Paul’s had hung the work beautifully, grouping … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Figureworks 2

FIGUREWORKS 2 An exhibition of life and portrait painting After their successful inaugural exhibition last year, figureworks will be exhibiting once again at the Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead, from 13th September to the 24th September 2013. The artists … Continue reading

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A Summer Workshop

Earlier in August the annual summer workshop took place in the lovely surroundings of Caterham School once more. This gave a small group of us the wonderful opportunity to work from the model and to study a five day pose. … Continue reading

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Face to Face: The Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition 2013

This week has seen the opening of two major portrait exhibitions in London, the BP Portrait Award 2013 at the National Portrait Gallery, and the Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition 2013 at Kings Place Gallery. Both exhibitions are excellent and attending … Continue reading

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Work in progress – ‘Sleeping Nude’

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Painters in Parallel: A Feminine View

Last weekend I made a dash down to Pallant House Gallery in Chichester to see the exhibition Gwen John and Celia Paul: Painters in Parallel before it’s final day. This was an inspiring and thought provoking selection of drawings, paintings … Continue reading

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2012

It was a busy start to 2012 with the exhibition ‘Luxor: People & Places’ opening at the Petrie Museum UCL during the first week of the new year. The exhibition ran for four months and again it was wonderful to … Continue reading

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Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Collection: The Next Generation

Kings Place Gallery once again hosts an exhibition of this superb collection of artists self-portraits. During the Autumn of 2010 Kings Place Gallery first showed a selection of works from the Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait collection in the exhibition Face to … Continue reading

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