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Heatherleys at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2014

Heatherleys is, as ever, well represented at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition this year. A mix of tutors, students and alumni all currently have work on display at the Mall Galleries. We’re particularly proud of our former … Continue reading

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Jason Bowyer Joins the Heatherley Team

We’re pleased to welcome Jason Bowyer to the Heatherley Team. His wife, Claire Ireland, has been teaching ceramics here for a number of years, and now Jason will be teaching a regular drawing masterclass on Thursdays as well. Jason is … Continue reading

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Miriam Escofet, RP exhibition 2013

Miriam Escofet’s painting ‘Gillian’ has been selected for this year’s Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition. She says of the work ‘Gillian is a very good friend who I have known for years now. I always felt she had … Continue reading

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Heatherley’s students in the RP annual show 2012

Several Heatherley Portrait Diploma students have successfully submitted work for this year’s Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibition. Ali Boggis-Rolfe’s self portrait was selected by the society’s President, Alastair Adams, as was Graeme Messer’s charcoal drawing. Flora Watson’s painting of … Continue reading

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The Portrait Diploma

Heatherleys runs the only Portrait Painting Diploma in the UK.  The course was originally conceived by BP Portrait Award winner, Daphne Todd OBE, in 1992,   and has been run by Susan Engledow ever since. The aim is to prepare students … Continue reading

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