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Summer at Bankside Gallery

SUMMER AT BANKSIDE GALLERY

Starts on Monday 27th July

27 July – 27 August 2020

‘Starting an art collection? Look no further than the Bankside Gallery Summer Exhibition, Summer at Bankside Gallery. All artworks are original pieces by contemporary painters and printmakers of the Royal Watercolour Society and Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. Curate your ideal collection combining a variety of media and styles to complement your living space.’

Above: Rouen Bookshop, 2020. Watercolour on paper.

I have four works in the show. Find them here.

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2020 Visions

The RWS Spring show fell victim to the coronavirus crisis. However you can see it still online. Click here to go to the Bankside Gallery site.

Hardware Shop, Historic Centre, Mexico City

Pictured: Hardware Shop, Historic Centre, Mexico City. Watercolour on paper.

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RSA Annual Exhibition

VW Beetle, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico watercolour on paper 51x69cm Peter Quinn RWSThe 194th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy is online only this year. Find it here.

The exhibition is available to view entirely online, with accompanying detailed commentary from exhibiting artists. The RSA Annual Exhibition is the most extensive exhibition of contemporary art and architecture in Scotland. Having been a mainstay of the academy’s calendar since its inception 193 years ago, the Annual Exhibition has evolved over the years, providing a platform for Scottish art alongside international artists, often including topical or political elements, to give an uncensored, independent voice to artists.

Find my painting in the artists section.

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in Malta

IMG_20191107_121728I’m in Malta to launch the new book ‘Quinn in Malta’.

The book is edited and introduced by the late Peter Apap Bologna. He had been planning the book, its launch and the accompanying show for a year or more. Without Peter’s energy, enthusiasm and good humour the book would not have been completed. He encouraged  me to paint new watercolours to show at the launch. On receipt of each new batch he was, as ever, hugely enthusiastic. He took especial delight in discovering my sketchbooks and preparatory drawings: these feature in the book and a good number have found their way to frames and are in the accompanying exhibition.

Peter passed away only two weeks ago. We miss him greatly. You can read an appreciation of him here: Peter Apap Bologna (1941-2019).

The launch takes place at St. Patrick’s School, don Bosco Street, Sliema on Saturday 9th November in the morning 11-1. All welcome.

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Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2019

Calle Caballocalco Mexico City watercolour Peter Quinn RWS 55x76cm

My watercolour Calle Caballocalco, Mexico City is one of the exhibited paintings.

From their website: ‘Now in it’s 32nd year, the Sunday Times Watercolour competition is the UK’s most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting. The competition brings together artists all across the UK, and at its heart celebrates and redefines the beauty and diversity of watercolour and water-based media. With approximately 100 works selected by a panel of leading figures from the art world, and a touring exhibition of the shortlisted works’

Was at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London
17 – 22 september 2019

Now on tour

Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge 5th October to 9th November

and

Guildford House Gallery 16th November to 2 January.

http://sundaytimeswatercolour.org

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Días Soleados

Opens tomorrow evening 6-8, all welcome.
DÍAS SOLEADOS, Gallagher & Turner Newcastle

Paintings by Peter Quinn RWS.
All details on the G&T website

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Be Part of Art

Past, Present & Future of the Royal Watercolour Society

30 January – 3 February 2019
Bankside Gallery, London.

The RWS has a rich and fascinating history and our Archive & Collection comprising artworks and documents associated with its artists since the formation of the Society in 1804, demonstrates this.

For the first time, paintings, letters, photographs and countless other forms of historic ephemera will go on display in an exhibition at Bankside Gallery to raise awareness of the importance of the Royal Watercolour Society to the past, present and future of British art.

Accompanying this will be an auction of works by contemporary members and a secret postcard sale of works by countless influential British artists. All proceeds from sales will facilitate the renovation of the new RWS gallery space at Whitcomb Street, just off Trafalgar Square.

 

Place your bids here.

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Hustle and Bustle

091218_0252091218_0251091218_0253Hustle and Bustle.

My masterclass article in January issue of Artists and Illustrators magazine.

In all good newagents now.

Subscription details here. https://www.artistsandillustrators.co.uk/

 

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Mini Picture Show

Saturday afternoon, quayside, Tobermory, Isle of MullPeter Quinn RWS 2015

On now in London

MINI PICTURE SHOW, 30 November 2018 – 20 January 2019, Bankside Gallery.

Details of opening times and artists here Mini Picture Show

Includes Saturday Afternoon, Quayside, Tobermory, Isle of Mull.

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The Colour of Water


The Colour of Water
Royal Watercolour Society

Private View: Thursday 4 October, 6 – 8pm

Expanding from traditional genres of watercolour painting, today artists of the RWS explore the boundaries of this medium and use a wide variety of water-based media such as gouache, ink and acrylic. Be prepared to be delighted by modern work that is exciting and distinguished.

Exhibition continues until Saturday 3 November.

Bankside Gallery
Gallery of the Royal Watercolour Society & Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
Open 11am – 6pm during exhibitions | Admission Free
Thames Riverside, London, SE1 9JH | 020 7928 7521
info@banksidegallery.com | http://www.banksidegallery.com