Barbara Richardson RBA

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.

Current/Next Exhibitions

The Gallery, Holt

I am showing three works in the 'Alla Prima' exhibition at The Gallery in Holt, Norfolk.

Dates are from the 1st of June to 9th of July 2024

The Gallery Holt
23 Lees Yard, Holt
Norfolk NR25 6HS


Piers Feetham Gallery, Aldeburgh

I am showing four works at Piers Feetham Gallery during the 75th Aldeburgh festival. The exhibition will be open during three weekends in June.

Dates are the 8th to 10th, 15th to 17th and 22nd to 23rd of June. The gallery is open from 11am to 5pm (Closes at 2pm on the 23rd)

Piers Feetham Gallery
Hill Lodge, Church Walk
Suffolk IP15 5DU


The Jerram Gallery, Sherborne

I will be showing at the Jerram Gallery in their Summer Exhibition.

Dates are from the 13th of July to the 31st of August 2024

The Jerram Gallery
Half Moon Street
Dorset, DT9 3LN
01935 815261


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