April 15, 2019
Joana Galego: The Denis Mahon Award 2018-19
Joana Galego is the 2018/19 recipient of the Sir Denis Mahon Award. Presented annually to an outgoing Drawing Year student, the award supports them in making new work and developing ...
March 6, 2019
RISD Drawing Marathon 2019
Drawing Year alumni Nell Brookfield and Sara Anstis were awarded a place on the RISD Drawing Marathon in January 2019. Here Nell looks back at the weeks they spent in ...
Feb. 13, 2019
Drawing Year alumni return from India Residency
Nancy Haslam-Chance has recently returned from India where she and two other alumni spent three months teaching, drawing and travelling.
Jan. 15, 2019
The Richard Ford Award 2018: Ben Westley Clarke
Drawing Year alumnus Ben Westley Clarke was awarded the Richard Ford Award in 2018. This prestigious award, supported by the Royal Academy, offers the opportunity for a small group of ...
Dec. 14, 2018
Drawing Year alumnus Rosie Vohra reflects on her ESMoA Residency, California
Drawing Year alumnus Rosie Vohra was selected for a three month residency at El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA) in California between July and September 2018. Here she describes her ...
Oct. 3, 2018
The Foundation Year 2019/20: Applications Open
Now in its seventh year, the Royal Drawing School’s foundation course, The Foundation Year, is one of the most prestigious in the UK. This pivotal year in a young creative's ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sept. 20, 2017
The Emergent Subject: Furies of War
Drawing from life, but not as you know it. Bookings now open.