Barbara Richardson RBA is a professional artist living and working in Southwest London.
Born in 1944, Barbara studied at Chelsea School of Art from 1975 to 1979 and gained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art. While at Chelsea she was awarded the Christopher Head Scholarship and represented the college at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
Since then she has won many other awards and, in addition to numerous exhibitions at private galleries, has shown at the Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibitions, New English Art Club, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Painters in Oil, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Watercolour Society, The London Group, Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times Art competition and the Discerning Eye.
She was elected a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1998, and is currently secretary of The Small Paintings Group.
3rd to 23rd December 2020, 12th January to 27th February 2021, The Small Paintings Group annual London Exhibition
28th of February to the 27th of March, A three person show with myself, Michael Alford and Ian Hargreaves
15th of April to the 24th of April, The RBA annual exhibition
'The Best of British' - Extended into 2021, re-opening 12th of April to 11th of May