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Welcome to the New English Art Club

This is our most exciting time of year, with our Annual Open Exhibition coming up in June, the first time it has been held in the summer.

Visitors to the website can get in early and buy before the exhibition opens! See details below.

2015 Open Exhibition

Click the image above to browse and buy online...
... or click below to browse the printed catalogue.

The NEAC Drawing School - Mall Galleries Learning School

The NEAC Drawing School run evening classes in Life Drawing in the Learning Centre of the Mall Galleries, led by members of the NEAC.

The classes are small, so while dropping in is possible, numbers are limited, so booking may be advisable. The classes will be running in blocks of six for the present, and may well follow the termly system. Easels, boards and basic paper is provided.
Find out more. Drop in sessions available - Don't miss out Book/Reserve your place NOW.

Painting and Sketching Plein Air in Whitstable Kent with Sarah Spencer and Louise Balham - May 16/17th - Find out more

The Drawing School Scholarship - Find out more

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The New English Movement

The New English represents the very best of contemporary British figurative painting. It is one of the foremost exhibiting art societies. There are about 70 members, half of whom are women artists. Figurative painting includes all painting that is based on nature - on representation of the visual world.

Our members are all leading contemporary UK artists producing fine original art. Most members of the New English are represented on this site. You can find out about their work and lives and see some samples of their work. A large number of the artists have original art and other art related items for sale. These items can be found at the NEAC Trading Company shop.

The New English Art Club website gives you the opportunity to view the work of many of the finest British artists working in the figurative way - and through links, to a large number of artists beyond the Club's membership.