10am to 5pm (closes 2pm on final day)

Open 10am to 3pm on Tuesday 23 June

Main Gallery, North Gallery & Threadneedle Space

£3, £2.50 concessions. Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, NEAC Friends, National Art Pass holders and under 18s

The New English Art Club moves to a new date in your diary for 2015 and will become a fixture of the London Summer.

Showcasing the work of some of the finest figurative painters at work today, members’ paintings, drawings and original prints are shown alongside work selected from the open submission.

This year the Annual Open will include the works shortlisted for the £4,000 Haworth Prize. The new prize, sponsored by The Haworth Trust is for young artists from the North of England producing images inspired by the landscape around them.

See the Prize Winners from the Exhibition

There will be a selection of recent works by William Bowyer RA NEAC RP, who passed away in March this year. William had been a member of the New English Art Club for over 30 years. His portraits of miners’ leader, Arthur Scargill and cricketer, Viv Richards are in the National Portrait Gallery collection. His two sons, Jason and Francis are also members and will be also showing work at the exhibition.

Continuing to build on its tradition of painting and drawing from observation, the New English is a vibrant and diverse group of visual artists whose work is highly collectible and widely admired.

Originally founded in 1885 in response to feelings that the Royal Academy was academic, stuffy and out of touch, the New English Art Club now has a number of Royal Academicians amongst its membership. Works by Ken Howard OBE RA NEAC, Bernard Dunstan RA NEAC and Diana Armfield RA NEAC will all be on display. For the first time the NEAC Annual Exhibition will be taking place during the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition, giving visitors the chance to directly compare these, once rival, institutions.

All works are for sale.



Exhibiting artists

Christopher Baker
Denis Baxter
Keith Bennett
Alice Boggis-Rolfe
William Bowyer
Richard Calin
Rosemary Clark
Colette Clegg
Roy Connelly
Belinda Crozier
Robert Cunnew
Emily Fowke
Mark Furse
Michael Gage
Timothy Gatenby
Nicola Gregory
Hugo Grenville
Clare Howard
Nicki Heenan
Gillian Hills
Paul Hipkiss
Tom Hughes
Davina Jackson
Frank Johnson
Kate Marsden
Graham Martin
Jessica Miller
Alan Palmer
Amanda Palmer
Neil Pittaway
Lawrie Quigley
Richard Rees
Chris Rigby
Donald Ritchie
Joseph Ryan
Helen Samuels
Glyn Saunders
Charlie Schaffer
Norma Silverton
Michael Sofroniou
Claire Sparkes
Natalie Stewart-Clark
A Lincoln Taber
Karl Terry
Delia Tournay-Godfrey
Simon Turner
Michael Weller
Alan Welsford
John Whitehall
Sue Williams A'Court

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition


Spanish Street, Night

Charles Rake NEAC
Charcoal pencil, 76 x 97 cm, £1,250
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Valletta Street

Richard Rees PS
Oil pastel, 48 x 32 cm, £700
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Dance Derby No. 2

Chris Rigby
Watercolour, acrylic & gouache, 41 x 32 cm, £1,000
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Trampoline 2

Chris Rigby
Oil, 63 x 96 cm, £3,500
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Border Landscape, March

Donald Ritchie
Oil, 63 x 73 cm, £950
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November near Kelso

Donald Ritchie
Oil, 63 x 73 cm, £950

Bus Stop

James Rushton HRNEAC
Oil, 51 x 62 cm, £2,200

Hanchurch Wood

James Rushton HRNEAC
Oil, 42 x 51 cm, £2,200

Roe Lane

James Rushton HRNEAC
Oil, 42 x 51 cm, £1,800
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Blind Rhymes No. 1

Joseph Ryan
Oil, 120 x 100 cm, £6,000


Jospeh Ryan
Oil, 80 x 80 cm, £3,000

Oak Room Lamps

Susan Ryder RP NEAC
Oil, 61 x 56 cm, £2,000

Oak Room Lamps

Susan Ryder RP NEAC
Oil, 61 x 56 cm, £2,000

The Buffalo Chair

Susan Ryder RP NEAC
Oil, 97 x 81 cm, £5,800

The Ironing

Susan Ryder RP NEAC
Oil, 56 x 46 cm, £1,800

The Red Shawl

Susan Ryder RP NEAC
Oil, 97 x 102 cm, £6,300
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Self Portrait as Souvenir

Helen Samuels
Oil, 50 x 50 cm, £3,000
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Birch Trees SW2

Glyn Saunders
Oil, 29 x 24 cm, £450
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Folding Chair

Glyn Saunders
Gouache, 27 x 22 cm, £450
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The Artist's Father

Charlie Schaffer
Oil, 60 x 46 cm, £3,200

Bloomsbury Backgarden

Melissa Scott-Miller RP NEAC RBA
Oil, 84 x 109 cm, £4,500

Bloomsbury Square

Melissa Scott-Miller RP NEAC RBA
Oil, 66 x 97 cm, SOLD

Browning's Pool

Melissa Scott-Miller RP NEAC RBA
Oil, 38 x 84 cm, SOLD

Joey's Nighttime Walk

Melissa Scott-Miller RP NEAC RBA
Oil, 66 x 97 cm, £3,300
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Two Cats and a Cherry Tree

Melissa Scott-Miller RP NEAC RBA
Oil, 58 x 84 cm, £2,300

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