10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)

4 July 2019 to 14 July 2019
Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, RBA Friends and those under 25 years of age

The Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of skill, concept and draughtsmanship in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing.

The exhibition is sourced from member artists and through open submission, to produce works of the highest standard brought together in an eclectic mix of style and media. The show also includes entries from the finalists for the Society’s prestigious Rome Scholarship, as well as work produced by the recipient of the Rome Scholarship from the previous year.

Most works are for sale.

The exhibition catalogue is available to buy online now

RBA members are also leading workshops during Mall Galleries' Workshop Week 26 to 31 August.

David Brammeld PS RBA: Graphite Treescapes Workshop

Jeremy Galton RBA: Painting Reflections in Metal (two dates available)

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Exhibiting artists

Selected Works


Marianne Broch
Birch wood, 32 x 38 x 35 cm, £2,000

Indian-Inspired Cultural Neck Designs

Tia Lian Brown
Textiles, 30 x 56 cm, NFS

Dome (edition of 50, 38 available)

John Bryce RE
Wood engraving, 34 x 37 cm, £350 (£220 u/f)

The Sundial (edition of 75, 50 available)

John Bryce RE
Wood engraving, 37 x 41 cm, £380 (£250 u/f)

My Dad

Grace Burns
Pen, 100 x 74 cm, NFS

Terrace Sunlight

Meg Burridge
Oil, 30 x 42 each cm, NFS

At the Ocean: Midday 1

Sarah Butterfield
Oil, 31 x 34 cm, £2,250

Wolseley in Driveway

Rebecca Cains
Oil, 84 x 94 cm, £6,000

Houses by the Tay

Joyce W Cairns Hon RBA RSA RSW
Oil, 59 x 68 cm, £1,900

The Rabbit Jug

Joyce W Cairns Hon RBA RSA RSW
Mixed media, 110 x 82 cm, £3,550

Through the Red Curtain

Joyce W Cairns Hon RBA RSA RSW
Oil, 134 x 106 cm, £9,000

Fish Tank

Minyoung Choi
Oil, 86 x 105 cm, SOLD
Giles Clarke Flow 1

Flow 1

Giles Clarke
Mild steel, 10 x 25 x 20 cm, £325
Giles Clarke Flow 2

Flow 2

Giles Clarke
Mild steel, 40 x 30 x 10 cm, £625

Cheeky Chappies

Colette Clegg
Oil, 38 x 38 cm, £595

Three Little Fishies

Colette Clegg
Oil, 51 x 40 cm, £595

The Market Donkey, Marrakesh

Oil, 76 x 90 cm, £4,000

Ally Pally (edition of 20, 1 available)

Austin Cole RBA
3 plate etching, 37 x 26 cm, £240 (£180 u/f)
Austin Cole Alexandra Palace Theatre Royal Society of British Artists

Ally Pally Circle (edition of 30, 4 available)

Austin Cole RBA
Etching, 30 x 50 cm, £320 (£240 u/f)
Austin Cole Alexandra Palace Theatre Royal Society of British Artists

Ally Pally Theatre (edition of 30, 4 available)

Austin Cole RBA
Etching, 29 x 60 cm, £340 (£260 u/f)

Liverpool Street Station (edition of 30, 3 available)

Austin Cole RBA
Etching, 30 x 64 cm, £270 u/f

Plane - Tokyo (edition of 20, 3 available)

Austin Cole RBA
Etching, 23 x 30 cm, £190 (£120 u/f)

Down Low

Isabelle Collins
Ink, 20 x 83 cm, NFS

Holkham Pines

Allison Conlon
Charcoal, 26 x 21 cm, SOLD

'Fetch!' - Hammersmith

Richard P Cook RBA
Oil, 53 x 72 cm, £1,350

Related events

John Sprakes Artist Mall Galleries Distorted Circles and Rectangles
Special event
4 July 2019
Join John Sprakes for “Journey into Abstraction”, a talk and presentation showing the artist’s fascinating creative journey from figurative through to abstract work.
Bex Balloons Mall Galleries Drawing Sessions
5 July 2019
We're delighted to have Bex, an incredible Balloon Artist, come and do balloon modelling live for us to draw.
David Brammeld RBA PS Three Trees Mall Galleries Artist Demonstration
Artist demonstration
6 July 2019
David Brammeld RBA PS will perform one of his popular graphite drawing demonstrations in the Main Gallery on the subject, “Expressive Landscape - the Beauty of Trees”.
Austin Cole RBA Alexandra Palace Theatre Mall Galleries
Special event
8 July 2019
The restoration of the theatre at Alexandra Palace has inspired members of the RBA to create works of art based on the Palace and the theatre's restoration
Austin Cole RBA Ally Pally Theatre
9 July 2019
Austin Cole RBA will deliver a talk, “Printing Alexandra Palace”, following the progress of a print from idea to fruition.
Robert E Wells RBA NEAC Lost
9 July 2019
Robert E Wells RBA NEAC will deliver a talk on “The Power of the Sketchbook”, examining its use as part of the creative process.
Carole Griffin RBA Orchid Mall Galleries
Artist demonstration
10 July 2019
Carole Griffin RBA NEAC will perform a demonstration on the subject, “Working in watercolour on a still life”.
Nick Tidnam Night Walk
Artist demonstration
11 July 2019
Nick Tidnam, President of the Royal Society of British Artists, will lead a demonstration, “Looking at Figures in the Landscape”
Special event
12 July 2019
Discuss the work in the Exhibition, ideas around art making, get art market insights and ask your questions on all things art!
David Sawyer RBA Mall Galleries
Artist Workshop
12 July 2019
Join David Sawyer RBA for a plein air session, painting on The Mall or in St James’s Park.
Martyn Baldwin Cock Mall Galleries
Artist demonstration
13 July 2019
Martyn Baldwin will demonstrate “Sketching a Self Portrait”.