• Chainstore
    Sept. 26, 2018

    The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

    The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize, has opened in the inaugural year at its new location, joining the Royal Drawing School and The Big Draw ...

  • The Prodigal Son
    Aug. 28, 2018

    Alumni success in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2018

    Sophie Charalambous, Drawing Year Alumni and Senior Faculty member, has won first prize in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition with her work, The Prodigal Son.

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    June 26, 2018

    All Change for Autumn Term 2018...

    After a thriving four years on Oxford Street, our Central studios will sadly be closing after Summer School 2018. The building that houses the studios is being renovated by the ...

  • Joe Heffernan Life Drawing
    April 30, 2018

    Throwing Open the Life Room Doors: Life Drawing with Young Artists

    Life drawing has long been considered the best way for art students to learn about the human figure and hone their observational skills, and whilst this remains true today, our ...

  • RISD
    March 27, 2018

    The RISD Drawing Marathon 2018

    In January 2018, Drawing Year alumni Alice MacDonald and Joana Galego were invited to travel to the US to take part in The Drawing Marathon at the Rhode Island School ...

  • Sujo
    Sept. 20, 2017

    The Emergent Subject: Furies of War

    Drawing from life, but not as you know it. Bookings now open.

    May 23, 2017

    Sarah Pickstone: Other Stories

    Sarah Pickstone’s most recent work is currently on display at CGP London alongside selected paintings from The Writer’s Series (2013) including ‘Stevie Smith and the Willow’, winner of the John ...

  • yan2
    March 3, 2017

    Launch of Young Artists programme in Norwich

    In September last year, the Royal Drawing School expanded its Young Artists programme, with new venues in London, and further afield in the cities of Norwich, Glasgow and Oxford. The ...

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    Feb. 24, 2017

    Student Stories: Poppy Chancellor, The Drawing Year

    Poppy Chancellor graduated from The Drawing Year in 2010, and has since joined the School's Faculty, and published the papercutting book CUT IT OUT. Here she recalls her experiences of ...

  • DY5
    Jan. 25, 2017

    The Drawing Year 2015-16 End of Year Exhibition

    The Drawing Year 2015-16 End of Year Exhibition showcases work by students on the School’s postgraduate programme. This year's exhibition was greeted by enthusiasm and acclaim from curators, collectors, friends ...

  • Oliver 2
    Jan. 20, 2017

    Drawing Year alumus Oliver Mulvihill recalls his US Residency

    Each year selected alumni of the Royal Drawing School’s Drawing Year postgraduate programme are awarded a three-month residency in the US at The Art Students League of New York, and ...

  • Trinity Buoy Wharf
    Oct. 27, 2016

    Trinity Buoy Wharf

    Situated on the north bank of the Thames, directly opposite the O2 Arena in London’s Docklands, Trinity Buoy Wharf is home to the Royal Drawing School’s Foundation Year campus. With ...