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RCA Secret 2016: Jazz Green and Doug Patterson postcards in exhibition

ARTWORKS artists Jazz Green and Doug Patterson, both graduates of The Royal College of Art, have contributed postcards to this year’s RCA Secret exhibition. Each postcard is signed only on the back by the contributing artist, so the identity of the artists is not known until after purchase. The sale of secret postcards starts on Sunday 10th April 2016, and the cards always sell fast!


RCA Secret is an exhibition of nearly 2000 postcard-sized artworks by internationally acclaimed artists and graduates and students from the Royal College of Art. The sale of postcards raises money for the RCA Fund which provides financial support for current students at the college.


Previous contributors to the RCA Secret exhibition have included: Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry, Tracey Emin, Paula Rego, Julian Opie, Yoko Ono, Manolo Blanik, Orla Kiely and Zandra Rhodes.

Stewarts Law RCA SECRET 2016
8 – 15 April 2016
Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore
Exhibition open daily 11am – 6pm, 8th to 15th April 2016.
Late opening to 8pm on 13th & 15th April 2016.

Visit the RCA Secret website for more details on the exhibition and sale.


@RCASecret #RCASecret

Ruth McCabe: two paintings accepted for RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition

The ARTWORKS blog is delighted to receive news that one of our artists, Ruth McCabe, has been successful with two paintings accepted for the Royal Watercolour Society’s annual RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition.

Ruth McCabe, Looking out, watercolour on paper

Ruth McCabe, Under grey sky, watercolour on paper

The RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition is an annual competition open to non-members. It aims to encourage innovation and experimentation in water-based painting including watercolour, acrylic, gouache, pen and ink, and watercolour mixed media.

This prestigious competition provides professional artists with an established and internationally recognised platform on which they can exhibit their work.

The RWS annual open exhibition is at Bankside Gallery, London, from 6th – 18th March 2015.

RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition
6th – 18th March 2015
Bankside Gallery
48 Hopton Street

Open daily 11am – 6pm, admission free.

Kit Price Moss : Society of Wildlife Artists art exhibition at Mall Galleries London

The Artworks blog is delighted to hear that Kit Price Moss has had one of her watercolours selected for the Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition 2013 at the Mall Galleries, 31st October-10th November 2013.

Kit’s watercolour study, ‘Bass Rock: Cliff Activity‘, was painted on site at Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth, near North Bewick, Scotland. We wish Kit Price Moss every success with the exhibition.

The annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists takes place at the Mall Galleries in London, from Thursday 31 October to Sunday 10 November 2013.

The annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists is a showcase for the very best of art inspired by the natural world. A superb mix of painting and drawing, sculpture and printmaking will be complemented by a display area of projects and expedition work.

Society of Wildlife Artists : The Natural Eye

31 October – 10 November 2013

The Mall Galleries
The Mall

Artworks artist Christine McKechnie at Parallax Art Fair 2013

Artworks artist Christine McKechnie is exhibiting at the Parallax Art Fair in 2013:

Parallax Art Fair

Chelsea Old Town Hall,
King’s Road, Chelsea

Thursday 21st February 2013: Private view, 7-9pm (invitation only)

Friday 22nd February 2013: PAF open to the public from 11am – 6pm

Saturday 23rd February 2013: PAF open to the public from 11am – 5pm

See more of Christine McKechnie’s collage artwork on her website.

Liz Waugh McManus : artist talk at Glass Games exhibition

Liz Waugh McManus will be talking about her work at the exhibition Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision at The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London, on Saturday 23rd June, 2012 at 3pm.

Liz Waugh McManus, Family Tree
cast glass, mixed media & video projection

Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision launches a summer of adventure with the Glass Games 2012 festival.

There will be a series of lunchtime and afternoon talks by the artists showing at this world-class exhibition of contemporary glass, inspired by the Olympic spirit. Much of the work in this exhibition was made especially for the show, and the artists will open up their processes and inspiration in these informal talks. Read more about the series of gallery talks here.

The Gallery Talks programme with the glass artists:

Saturday 16 June 3.00pm – Chris wood; 4.00pm – Philippa Beveridge

Sunday 17 June 3.00pm – June Kingsbury

Monday 18 June 12.30pm – Gallery tour

Tuesday 19 June 12.30pm – Helen Maurer

Wednesday 20 June 12.30pm – Deborah Timperley

Thursday 21 June 12.30pm – Susan Purser Hope

Friday 22nd June 12.30pm – David Reekie

Saturday 23 June 3.00pm – Liz Waugh-McManus

Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision at The Gallery in Redchurch Street is open daily from 10am – 6pm (open until 9pm on Thursday 14th, Saturday 16th &  Thursday 21st June 2012).

Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision
13th to 23rd June 2012

The Gallery in Redchurch Street
50 Redchurch Street
E2 7DP
Telephone: 020 7729 4949 (during the show)
Before and after the show 01625 425049, or email: glassgames2012@gmail.com

Contemporary Glass Society, Greater London Glass Games 2012: http://www.cgs.org.uk

Liz Waugh McManus : Glass Games & British Glass Biennale exhibition

Liz Waugh McManus has had one of her multimedia works, Family Tree (using cast glass and projected film), selected for two art exhibitions.
Family Tree consists of three glass dolls perched on a tree inside a traditional glass dome. Behind these glass children, runs a projection of footage taken in the 1920s and 1930s of real children playing games  in environments as diverse as a Scottish beach to exotic scenes of India. The piece celebrates children’s games of the past and references nostalgia, heritage and the human desire to preserve things.

Family Tree (H37cm x W43cm x D28cm)

Family Tree will first be exhibited at Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision, to coincide with the lead up to the Olympics, at East London’s The Gallery in Redchurch Street from 13th to 23rd June 2012. The exhibition is organised by the Contemporary Glass Society and is funded by Arts Council, England.

After Glass Games finishes in late June 2012, Family Tree will then travel on to another high profile exhibition, the British Glass Biennale at The Ruskin Glass Centre in Stourbridge (this is the second time Liz has had work selected for this prestigious show). The exhibition runs from 24th August to 15th September 2012.
Fairfield I is another piece by Liz Waugh McManus exploring themes of family, childhood and nostalgia. The glass building in Fairfield I is a replica of a doll’s house made by Liz waugh-McManus’s great-grandfather, with projected animations of the original dolls and other memorabilia.

Fairfield I,  cast glass-film projection,  H40cm x W23cm x D3cm (photo credit: Simon Bruntnell)
Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision
The Gallery in Redchurch Street

13th to 23rd June 2012

50 Redchurch Street
E2 7DP
Gallery open daily from 10am – 6pm (open until 9pm on 14th, 16th &  21st June 2012)
The Ruskin Glass Centre
24th August to 15th September 2012
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