Mall Galleries Blog

Gideon Summerfield
We’re thrilled to announce that Royal Drawing School student Gideon Summerfield, aged 22, has won the First Prize of £4,000 in this year’s Hermione Hammond Drawing Award
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2017-05-08 10:04
David Cobley RP NEAC, Made to Measure
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters awards several major prizes at its Annual Exhibition every year. This year’s recipients were announced at the Private View by President Robin-Lee Hall and represent the best of contemporary portraiture.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2017-05-04 15:34
Liberty Rowley Peter Clossick
Liberty Rowley, Marketing Manager at Mall Galleries recently agreed to sit for Peter Clossick NEAC after bumping in to him at a book launch in the South London Gallery. In this first post in an ongoing series, Liberty describes visiting Peter's studio for the first time and his method starting a new portrait.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Wed, 2017-04-19 12:22
Chestnut in the morning light by Frances Bell Buy Art
Frances Bell is a Northumberland-based, Florence-trained portrait painter who has exhibited regularly at Mall Galleries with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Perhaps most well-known for her portraits, it is her painterly landscapes of the Northumberland farmland that have gone down a storm on Buy Art | Buy Now . Mall Galleries' Anna Preston talks to Frances about animals, portrait...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Tue, 2017-04-04 12:56
Landscape Evening Light by Annie Boisseau Buy Art
Anna Bromwich, Mall Galleries' Art Consultant, tells us which seven works from Buy Art | Buy Now stood out for her
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2017-03-31 10:27
Abby Trow, editor of online eco interiors magazine, tells us which five works from Buy Art | Buy Now stood out for her.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2017-03-29 14:48
Known on Instagram as @CamberwellCollector, John is the current chairman of the St Ives Society of Artists (STISA). Here, he tells us which six works stood out for him on Buy Art | Buy Now
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2017-03-29 10:30
Patricia Whiting Jugs and Roses Coloured Pencil
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Thu, 2017-03-09 10:56
Lavendar Walk by Sally Wyatt Buy Art Buy Now
Anna Preston talks to Buy Art | Buy Now featured artist Sally Wyatt about her painterly practice. Browse Sally's work now You have described your painting process as 'intuitive'. How do you go about creating a work intuitively? Something unusual will catch my eye in a landscape and become the creative trigger. I may know the subject well, make a...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Mon, 2017-03-06 10:31
That old motto, ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again’ comes to mind, when considering the success of Steven King at this year’s Annual Exhibition of The Pastel Society
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2017-03-01 11:49
The Pastel Society's 118th Annual Exhibition opened at Mall Galleries on February 20. Thank you to all the artists who exhibited this year and a special congratulations to all the prize and award winners.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2017-02-27 09:12
Ian Cryer, The Travelling Post Office
When he heard the last Royal Mail Travelling Post Office Train was to run in 2004, Ian Cryer arranged to document for posterity the Royal Mail Staff sorting post at 90 miles an hour from Plymouth to Bristol.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Thu, 2017-02-16 10:24