The largest and most colourful annual art show in London is back ! The theme this year is ‘Reclaiming Magic’. From established names to emerging artists, over 1,300 works are showcased selected this year by artist Yinka Shonibare and a panel of artists. Architecture Room was curated by David Adjaye RA.  Across Main Galleries, the works include prints, paintings, photography and film, sculpture, architectural works, most of which are for sale. Proceeds support both the exhibiting artist and the RA’s charitable activities.

Open: Tues–Sun: 10am–6pm

Tickets £20–22. Concessions available. Everyone, including Friends of the RA members, must book a ticket before arriving.

Whilst you are there keep an eye on the artwork by PSAD tutor Ian Ellis and students Marcy Richardson, Juli Fejer and Chrissie Craig, all of whom were selected for this year show ! For the early new year Friends are planning to organize the talk with these artists, and you would be able to hear about their experiences, and ask questions. You are invited !

Ian Ellis – Crocs and Crowns (2020) acrylic on paper

Marcy Richardson – Carnival Prizes (2020) oil and acrylic on paper

Juli Fejer – Corona Panic in Sutherland Grove (2021) gouache on paper with acrylic and pen highlights

Chrissie Craig – Pool (2021) print