Featured Tutor 


Antony Williams works exclusively in egg tempera. His forensically observed paintings are widely collected and highly regarded. He is a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Pastel Society, as well as the New English Art Club. His commission's include HRH The Queen, and RT Hon Margaret Beckett MP. He has won many awards and prizes including the Lynn Painter-Stainer's Prize 2012.


Antony Williams
  Daniel Shadbolt    

Daniel Shadbolt (born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire 1980) has always painted portraits, and began by painting his family.  He moved to London in 2000 to study painting at the Chelsea College of Art and Design.  While a student there he exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in the BP Portrait award (2002).  He went on to study at The Royal Drawing School where he received an award for drawing.  He became a member of the New English Art Club in 2015. 


Sam was educated at Harrogate College of Arts and Technology, and Cleveland College of Art and Design. Sam has exhibited in the 2003 BP Portrait Award, was shortlisted for the Bulldog Bursary in 2009, and has exhibited with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters every year since 2010. Sam was elected as a Member of the RP in 2013. After graduating, Sam began to engage more fully with the disciplines of drawing and painting from life. Sam has painted the playwright Alan Bennett, and since early 2013, Sam has drawn eight Fellows of Trinity College Cambridge, including Sir William Timothy Gowers.


Andrew is a highly sought after Artist and tutor, who has worked on many commissions of prestigious public figures. Winner of the Carroll Foundation Award in 1998 and the Changing Faces Award in 2013. Andrew featured on BBC’s Star Portraits and was elected Vice–President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2008.


 Andrew James 
 Alex Fowler   

Alex Fowler was born in London in 1975. After taking a Foundation Course at Chelsea and a Degree in Art History at Edinburgh University Alex studied painting at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art in London, where he was awarded the Heatherleys Prize. In 2004 he was elected a member of The New English Art Club. 


Clare Haward completed foundation studies at Camberwell College of Art, graduated with a 2.1 in Fine Art from Leeds University and undertook a postgraduate diploma in Fine Art at the Cyprus College of Art. She has also spent several years learning figurative painting at the Jerusalem Studio School. Clare exhibits regularly and has had work selected for The Threadneedle Prize, the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the ING Discerning Eye and the New English Art Club. Clare has recently been awarded a Greenshields Foundation scholarship. Clare currently lives in London, where she combines her studio practice with teaching painting and drawing to adults. She was elected a member of the New English Art Club in June 201


   Claire Haward 

James Bland is an oil painter and a member of the New English Art Club. He has won several prizes, including the 2013 Winsor and Newton Oil Painters' Award, and teaches regular figure and portrait classes at the Art Academy in London. He lives and works in Kent and exhibits internationally at various galleries, including the John Natsoulas Gallery in California and the Lime Tree Gallery in Bristol.


   James Bland

Anastasia Pollard trained at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Florence Academy of Art. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions in Pennsylvania and London. Her portraits have been seen in the Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ Annual Exhibition (2005, 2006 and 2007), winning the Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture, 2009. Pollard’s work has been included in the BP Portrait Award Exhibition in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Anastasia Pollard

Simon graduated in 2003 with a BA in Printmaking and has had work included in many prestigious exhibitions including the Discerning Eye, The Royal Society of British Artists and The Royal Society of Marine Artists. He is an Associate member of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.


Simon Dadd
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Sam Dalby

Roger Dellar has received recognition as a member of The Pastel Society  The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, The Royal Institute of  Painters in Water Colours and Wapping Group.

Roger regularly exhibits in solo and group exhibitions around the UK and has won many awards including the RI Llewellyn Alexander Award, numerous ROI awards and Pastel Society awards.


Roger Dellar