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    April 24, 2024

    RDS Recommends with Sarah Lightman

    Artist, writer and RDS tutor Sarah Lightman takes us on a journey to Italy and tells about her favourite places to visit and art works to see.

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    April 10, 2024

    Artist Opportunities

    There are some exciting exhibition opportunities and open call competitions coming up this summer. Here we've chosen our highlights:

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    March 31, 2024

    RDS Recommends with David Gardner

    David Gardner, artist, RDS tutor and Drawing Year alumnus, takes us through his perfect Bank Holiday Monday in London including art, food and some historic cultural gems...

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    March 20, 2024

    Keziah Philipps: Sir Denis Mahon Award 2024

    Keziah Philipps is a multidisciplinary artist who studied on the Royal Drawing School’s postgraduate programme, The Drawing Year, and is the 2023-24 recipient of the Sir Denis Mahon Award. …

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    March 1, 2024

    Hear from Drawing Year graduates

    The application deadline for The Drawing Year is 3 April 2024. Are you thinking about applying? Hear from some of our past students about their experience of the course...

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    Dec. 18, 2023

    Help Us Make Drawing Accessible to Everyone

    Did you know that we are a charity? We believe everyone, whatever their financial circumstance, should be able to benefit from high-quality tuition in drawing. All of our courses …

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    Dec. 11, 2023

    Buying an Artwork

    The Drawing Year 2023 End of Year Exhibition sees our Shoreditch gallery filled with over 400 drawings and works on paper by our graduating students. All works in the …

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    Dec. 6, 2023

    Louis Pohl Koseda Announced as the Winner of the new Christie's Award

    To coincide with The Drawing Year 2023 End of Year Exhibition, Louis Pohl Koseda, a graduating student of the course has been announced as the winner of the first …

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    Nov. 20, 2023

    International Artists at the Royal Drawing School: Pace Taylor

    Pace Taylor, from Portland, Oregon, was awarded the Don Bachardy fellowship in 2023. They joined us at the Royal Drawing School for Summer Term. Here they tell us about …

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    Oct. 31, 2023

    Artist Residencies Open for Applications!

    Residencies are a vital and sustaining source of inspiration, productivity and concentration for many artists. The Royal Drawing School is dedicated to providing these opportunities for graduates of The …

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    Sept. 23, 2023

    Our Top Autumn Exhibitions

    Autumn brings with it a feast of brilliant exhibitions in London and around the UK. Here are our top choices, some opening soon and some on for just a …

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    Sept. 5, 2023

    International Artists at the Royal Drawing School: Olga Tkachenko

    We were delighted to welcome Ukranian artist Olga Tkachenko to the School in the spring. She came to study at the with us for one term though Bolsa Arts …