Become a Friend of New English from just £27 per year.

Not only do Friends enjoy supporting the work of the New English in its charitable aims, they also benefit from:

  • Invitations to private views of New English exhibitions in London and around the country
  • Invitations to private views of solo exhibitions by New English artists
  • Discounts on all classes and workshops run by New English
  • Occasional studio and exhibition visits as well as social events
  • Opportunities to paint alongside New English artists or watch the ‘artist at work’
  • Advance information about painting trips, books and DVDs from New English artists.
  • The earliest opportunity to visit the Annual Open Exhibition at Mall Galleries (before the Private View)
  • Regular news updates by email

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Friends News

photo of a messy art studio

Interview with Craig Jefferson NEAC

1 Jan 2017
One of our newest members, elected in June 2016, Craig Jefferson NEAC offers us an insight into his world. He tells us about his path to becoming a full-time artist—his education and influences, his process and method of working, as well as advice for young artists ...
photo of Jane Bond teaching a workshop

Photos: Paul Newland and Jane Bond Heatherley's workshops

14 Dec 2016
Photos from the recent drawing and painting workshops at Heatherleys with New English members Paul Newland NEAC RWS and Jane Bond NEAC RP.
Photo of Peter Brown painting plein air in a snowy landscape

Interview with Peter Brown Hon RBA NEAC PS ROI RP

1 Dec 2016
In the month that sees the opening of a new solo show at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath, plein air painter Peter Brown takes time out of his busy schedule to give us a glimpse into his life, his influences, and some stories from the street . . .
Photo of Peter Clossick teaching a life drawing workshop

Photos: Spirit and Matter 1-day life-drawing workshop

7 Nov 2016
This one-day workshop concentrated on drawing with only one medium and support - charcoal on paper
photo of view of paints in the foreground against a background of rooftops

Photos: Drawing the City to the Studio, 1-day workshop

31 Oct 2016
Photos from the recent drawing and painting workshop in Southwark with Julie Jackson NEAC ...
photo of Olympic Park workshop with Mick Kirkbride and Ruth Stage

Photos: Plein air painting workshop at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

23 Sep 2016
Photos from the recent plein air painting workshop in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with...
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Open Exhibition 2016 Roundup, from Richard Pikesley PNEAC

14 Jul 2016
It's now a few weeks since we closed the doors on another annual Open Exhibition,...