18 June 2015 to 27 June 2015

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


Fields in Snow

Judith Gardner RBA NEAC

36 x 36 cm

Garden in Winter Snow

Judith Gardner RBA NEAC

33 x 38 cm

Landscape in Autumn Mist

Judith Gardner RBA NEAC

38 x 43 cm
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Landscape Setting Sun

Judith Gardner RBA NEAC

67 x 69 cm
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Tap Dance

Timothy Gatenby

25 x 25 cm

Boat Repair Yard

Dennis Gilbert NEAC

30 x 38 cm

Mermaid - Monday Morning

Dennis Gilbert NEAC

41 x 36 cm

Moroccan Market

Dennis Gilbert NEAC

30 x 38 cm

Sunday Morning on the Balcony

Dennis Gilbert NEAC

79 x 109 cm

Acre Lane Misty

Paul R Gildea NEAC

33 x 33 cm

Brixton Morning

Paul R Gildea NEAC

28 x 58 cm

Man with Glass Pipe

Paul R Gildea NEAC

53 x 53 cm

Saint Boy

Paul R Gildea NEAC

102 x 64 cm

Skirting Boards

Paul R Gildea NEAC

135 x 81 cm
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Empty Book Shop

60 x 90 cm

A Pink Decorative Picture

Anthony Green Hon RBA NEAC RA Hon RI

Diameter 76

A White Tureen of Blue Hydrangeas in front of a Green Painting

Anthony Green Hon RBA NEAC RA Hon RI

71 x 74 cm

Large Vase of Flowers on the Kitchen Windowsill

Anthony Green Hon RBA NEAC RA Hon RI

Diameter 61
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Vase of Mixed Flowers and Yellow Tulips

Anthony Green Hon RBA NEAC RA Hon RI

83 x 65 cm
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Bud and Glass

Nicola Gregory

40 x 50 cm
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Winter Sun

Hugo Grenville

97 x 117 cm

Marylebone Parish Church

Charlotte Halliday NEAC

Pencil & watercolour
51 x 42 cm

Inner Light

Charles Hardaker RBA NEAC

93 x 67 cm

Interior with Black Cube

Charles Hardaker RBA NEAC

66 x 66 cm

Still Life Structure - Forms within Forms II

Charles Hardaker RBA NEAC

38 x 41 cm

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