Somerset Art Weeks OPEN STUDIOS 2023
September 16th - October 1st
an exhibition of recent work including paintings from home and abroad
20th May-23rd July 2023
Lucy Willis RWA is contributing to her etching Cairo Night to this group exhibition by RWA Academicians
The Kenny Gallery, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol BS1
To raise urgently needed funds for the Syrian Crisis Appeal Oxfam has produced 10 signed, limited edition prints of my 2010 paintings of Syria. They have already raised many thousands of pounds but more is urgently needed as the crisis continues and the Coronavirus pandemic poses an increased threat.
I can supply the prints for £25 each including delivery in the UK. See the Syria Prints here and scroll down. Please contact me with your order.
For every Syria Print sold I will donate 100% of the profit to Oxfam
The most recent lavishly illustrated Lucy Willis watercolour book.
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Lucy Willis's portrait, Her Majesty's Pleasure, of prison inmates, won the 1992 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
It was shown there first and has since been exhibited in 'Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery' touring Japan in 1995, The Royal West of Englad Academy, Bristol in 2004, The Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset in 2008. It was owned by actor John Cleese until 2003.
Since 1990 Lucy Willis has written many articles for The Artist Magazine. It is a valuable source of information and news for painters. It also organises and promotes painting holidays abroad with Lucy and other artists as tutors.