Many Rivers to Cross

Exhibition at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London W6 9BN

2 September to 2 October 2022

‘Unfinished Business’ at Blenheim Grove private view 17 May

RAG members: Mike Abrahams, G. Calvert, Brian Deighton and Josie Deighton

Since 21 February, a group of 13 artists have been exhibiting work at 58-62 Blenheim Grove, Peckham, London SE15 4QL. During lockdown, the show entitled Unfinished Business, spread over three ‘raw’ houses, has created an opportunity to see art up close and personal. To coincide with the next stage of relaxation of regulations on 17 May, when large galleries, museums and cinemas open their doors, this show will close! The catalogue and list of works can be downloaded via the link below.

Private view by appointment: Monday 17 May 2021, 4-7.30pm

Josie Deighton’s online shows

RAG Member: Josie Deighton

Josie is in an exhibition comprising over 500 works as part of London Drawing which is live online. She is also taking part in the Art Car Boot Fair and will be selling drawings, hosting a workshop and running a Zoom open studio again as part of London Drawing.
ArtCar Boot Fair from: 15-17 May





Lucille Dweck’s work goes to Hydra

RAG Member: Lucille Dweck

Lucille has sold a large painting through Instagram that will go to a part of Greece that overlooks Hydra (the island made famous by Lenard Cohen). She has also been commissioned to create two illustrations for a book about Licoricia of Winchester.
Image: Lucille Dweck

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Chloe Fremantle in Bankside Gallery

RAG Member: Chloe Fremantle

Chloe Freemantle has some works on paper in the Bankside Gallery Summer Small Works Show alongside other members of the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) and the Royal Society of Printers and Engravers (RE). She is also be part of the Bankside Gallery exhibition of work by members of the RWS and RE who were invited to respond to the Chelsea Physic Garden over the last year.

RE Original Prints 2021 from: 28 April to 13 June
Chelsea Physic Garden: A Year in the Life from: 12-30 August
Summer at Bankside Gallery from: 18 June to 1 August



Felicity Swan solo exhibition at One Paved Court

RAG Member: Felicity Swan

Felicity Swan is looking forward to her forthcoming solo exhibition at One Paved Court, Richmond. As well as showing new paintings and sculptures, events will include a session of 'drawing as meditation’ and a collaborative storytelling demonstration with Belinda Bicknell, of Curious House of Stories. One Paved Court is an artist-run space in the heart of Richmond in a beautifully restored Georgian building, containing an architect-designed gallery and studio space under the same roof.
Image: Felicity Swan, Aerials Unplugged

From: 29 September to 17 October 2021
One Paved Court 

Natalia Bobrova in Bedford Park Festival

RAG Member: Natalia Bobrova

Natalia Bobrova has limited edition prints displayed at 12 Sutton Lane North, Chiswick, London W4 4LD and will be participating  in the Bedford Park Festival in Chiswick, one of London's best-loved arts and community events. Download The Bedford Park Festival 2021 leaflet here.

From: 12 to 27 June 2021

Sarah Granville elected to the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers

RAG Member: Sarah Granville

Sarah Granville been elected an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers and her work features in the upcoming exhibition, RE Original Prints 2021 at the Bankside Galleries.
Image: Sarah Granville, Chestnut House

From: 17 May 2021
Bankside Galleries, London

Celia Toler on First Words in Dalston installation

RAG Member: Celia Toler

Celia Toler contributed to RAG member Mike Abrahams and artist Francesca Giuliano's ‘First Words in Dalston’ visual and audio installation in east London with her own book “Francis’ Wife”, cover designed by RAG member Stephen Williams.
Image: 'First words' from Francis' Wife

To visit the project website click here
Dalston Square, London E8 3BQ

Stations 2021

RAG Member: G. Calvert

G. Calvert submitted work to ‘Stations 2021’, an arts project for Lent, leading to an online exhibition for Easter. Curated by Mark Dean.
Image detail: 'Station 8' by G. Calvert

From: Good Friday 2 April 2021
To view the exhibition click here

Spiritual Exercises

RAG Members: Brian Deighton with G. Calvert, and Laura Jacobs with another artist Kiera Burton

Brian Deighton with G. Calvert, and Laura Jacobs with another artist Kiera Burton, have taken part in an online collaborative project ‘Spiritual Exercises 2’ organised by Mark Dean, UAL Chaplain. The project invited artists from the original project to connect with one other during the recent lockdown. Their collaborative work is presented in a new online exhibition.
Image: Brian Deighton with G. Calvert

From: 29 March 2021
To view the exhibition click here

Grayson’s Art Club

RAG Members: Martin Ireland and Jim Sitch

Martin Ireland and Jim Sitch presented works for the Grayson’s Art Club, Series 2 on Channel 4. Martin was featured in the Work episode and maybe in the Travel episode while Jim narrowly missed being in the Food episode.
Image: Martin Ireland

Martin: “The theme for the week’s programme was Work. I responded by sifting through a number of photos and drawings I did of a guy who was working on the scaffolding opposite my studio and worked it up. I made a short video to support my application.”

Jim: “Sadly it didn’t feature. Interestingly a similar version of my new piece (a plate of food made of various items wood, rubber, steel, plastic etc) did feature but made from wool!”

March/April 2021
To watch the programme click here

Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2021

RAG Member: Sarah Granville

Sarah Granville’s small painting ‘Rue Souss’ has been selected for the Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2021.
Image: Sarah Granville

From: 15 to 24 April 2021
Mall Galleries, London and online
To view the exhibition click here

Chloe Fremantle

RAG Member: Chloe Fremantle

Chloe Fremantle is exhibiting three gouaches with the Royal Watercolour Society online exhibition ‘They Can’t Cancel Spring’.
Image: Chloe Fremantle

From: 18 March to 24 April 2021
To view the exhibition click here

Natalia Bobrova at Hogarth Health Club

RAG Member: Natalia Bobrova

Natalia Bobrova has a solo exhibition called ‘Seasons’ at the Hogarth Health Club. She presents original art, prints, and photography featuring many of West London’s favourite sites such as Chiswick Park. If people would like to meet the artist they should DM or call Natalia directly on 07962 404 973.

From 12 April - 30 June 2021 no appointments needed
The Airedale Café and Bar (open to members and non-members)
The Hogarth Health Club, Airedale Avenue, Chiswick, West London W4 2NW

Royal Scottish Academy Summer Show

RAG Members: Renata Fernandez and Sarah Granville

Renata Fernandez and Sarah Granville are showing in the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) online Annual Exhibition 2021.
Image: Renata Fernandez

From: 2 April to 30 May 2021
To view the exhibition click here

Lucille Dweck

RAG Member: Lucille Dweck

RAG member Lucille Dweck has just finished a commission. “It was for a friend who wanted to find a way of saying thank you to his friend who helped save his life.” The painting is of her hand being held in his.
Image: Lucille Dweck

Jackson’s Painting Prize

RAG Members: Lucille Dweck and Sarah Granville

Lucille Dweck and Sarah Granville were both on the longlist for the Jackson Art Prize but sadly didn’t make it to the short list.
Image: Sarah Granville

To view the exhibition click here

Hammersmith Therapy Rooms

RAG Member: Joanna Brendon

Joanna Brendon has made a podcast for Interact Stroke Support, a charity established in 2000 and the brainchild of acclaimed theatre director Caroline Smith. The podcasts bridge the gap between the creative and the clinical, featuring a guest from the world of arts, health and culture asking them critical questions on how these are connected.

To listen click here

Huddle Winter Art Show

RAG Members: Natalia Bobrova, Joanna Brendon, Grazyna Cydzik, Brian Deighton, Clare Belfield, Renata Fernandez, Chloe Fremantle, Sarah Granville, Martin Ireland and Jim Sitch 

The new Winter Art Show at Huddle  can now be viewed online, click here to see the exhibition.
Image: Jim Sitch, ‘The Installation’ (homage to Louise Nevelson)

From: December 2020 to 30 June
Address: 4th Floor, 3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, W6 8DA
To see the show, please email: to arrange your visit 

RAG’s Messages from Somewhere on Instagram

36 RAG members are showing in the next Instagram Exhibition called Messages from Somewhere. Requested by members after the last successful Instagram project, Celia Toler and Sarah Granville present another innovative exhibition, this time on the subject of communication. Members present images of their work along with a written message on a postcard, to include a word allocated from the Swadesh list.
Image: The secret ballot in a secret place: choosing names to go with 36 words from the Swadish List

From: 1 March to 5 April daily posting

For more information email Sarah Granville: