Last week of the Academy’s 134th Annual Exhibition

December 28, 2015

Only seven days left to view the Academy’s Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum. Opening hours this week are 10am – 5pm from today (Monday 28th Dec) until Sunday. To round off the show we have one last guided tour by Academician Brian Ballard on Saturday 2nd January 2016 at 2.30pm. This tour is free to the public – no booking required – and will commence in Gallery 6 on the 5th floor.  All welcome!

 

Brian Ballard RUA

 

Festive fun at Winter Wonderland family drop–in event on Saturday

December 07, 2015

  Winter Wonderland

Waiting for Godot – Portrait Demonstration

December 07, 2015

Thanks to Academy members Betty Brown and Joanna Mules for yesterday’s demonstration at the Ulster Museum. And to models Marcus Patton VPRUA and Willie Heron too!

 

Betty Brown ARUA

 

Joanna Mules

This week at the Academ’y Annual Exhibition

December 07, 2015

Artist Spotlight (last in series)

Exhibiting artists Julian Friers RUA and Anushiya Sundaralingam will speak about their respective work at 1.15pm and 1.30pm on Wednesday 9th December. Talks will take place in the exhibition galleries, in front of the artist’s work.

Booking: None required

Location: Gallery 6 & 7, 5th Floor

 

Julian Friers & Anushiya Sundaralingam

 

Guided Public Tours

Compliment your visit to Royal Ulster Academy’s Annual Exhibition with an introductory guided tour (40 minutes).

Saturday 12th December

2.30pm Amanda Croft MA ADE, specialist in twentieth century and contemporary Irish art.

Booking: None required

Location: Gallery 6 & 7, 5th Floor

 

Thanks to this week’s ‘Spotlight’ artists!

December 03, 2015

Special thanks to Eddie Rafferty ARUA and Alice Blackstock for their thought provoking talks at the Ulster Museum yesterday. Don’t forget to join us next Wednesday @ 1.15 for the last of our Artist Spotlight sessions featuring Julian Friers RUA and Anushiya Sundaralingam.

Eddie Rafferty and Alice Blackstock Talks

Colin Davidson

Colin Davidson is a contemporary artist, living and working near Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Since graduating with a first class honours degree from the Art and Design Faculty at the University of Ulster in 1991, Colin Davidson has exhibited extensively in London, New York, Milan and across Ireland. He has been shown regularly at the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, where he has twice won awards, and has been an Academician of the Royal Ulster Academy since 2006, having won the R.U.A. Gold Medal three times and the Silver Medal twice.

Colin Davidson’s work is in public and corporate collections across Ireland, including the Arts Council for Northern Ireland, the BBC, the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Limerick, the Office of Public Works Collection, Ireland, the Law Society of Ireland and Queen’s University, Belfast. A selection of portraits of writers and actors from Colin’s latest body of work is presently on display in the newly-reopened Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

Artist Works

Sir Kenneth Branagh

Graphite, crayon and pastel on paper

122 x 112

Sir Kenneth Branagh

Graphite, crayon and pastel on paper

122 x 112