Art Below Group Show - Queen Themed at the Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY
Exhibition opening hours: 11am - 6pm (including weekends)
Exhibition runs to 19th June
In celebration of the Queen's Official 90th Birthday Art Below presents 'Queen Themed', an exhibition of contemporary portraits and depictions of the Queen by major artists including Gavin Turk, Mr. Brainwash, Goldie, M.B.E., and Nasser Azam. Selected works will also be displayed across posters sites at major tube stations across the London Underground from the 20th June


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in a car Oil on Linen 76 X 102cm
Buckingham Palace Drawing I Mixed Media 91 X 183cm

Russell Gallery Summer Show 30th June until September 2016
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5:30pm
12 Lower Richmond Road
 SW15 1JP
0208 780 5228

Pink Azalea I Oil on Canvas 40 X 50cm
Pink Azalea II Oil on Canvas 40 X 50cm

Featured artist on Rise Art

Richard Colson has a BA in Fine Art (Painting) from Goldsmiths' College.

He is a gallery artist at the Russell Gallery, the Minster Gallery, Winchester and the Jack House Gallery, Portsmouth

One man shows have been held at Theo Waddington Fine Art (1996) Solomon Gallery, Dublin (1997), the Headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell (2005) and the Palace of Westminster (2006). He is represented in collections such as the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Royal Dutch Shell.


2013 Featured Artist
2011 One man exhibition River and Rowing Museum, Henley
2010 Two man exhibition Russell Gallery
2009 Three man exhibition Russell Gallery
2006 One man exhibition Palace of Westminster
2005 One man exhibition Royal Dutch Shell, Southbank


Two man exhibition

New Grafton Gallery
1997 One man exhibition Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1996 One man exhibition Theo Waddington Fine Art Ltd
1992 Daler-Rowney Prize London Group, Curve Gallery, Barbican

You can contact Richard at mail [at] richard [hyphen] colson [dot] co [dot] uk

Richard will be teaching on two courses in 2016.
Do contact him to find out how you can join in

Course 1 August 1st - 5th 2016 Figure in the Landscape - Bintree Mill, Norfolk
More details from here

Course 2 August 16th - 20th 2016 Figure in the Landscape - Burgundy, France
More details from Arts In Burgundy

BONDAGE - 'Bondage' Exhibition at South Place Hotel, Moorgate, London

'Bondage' is a James Bond themed art exhibition featuring the work of ten handpicked UK artists including Nasser Azam, Terry Arpino, Richard Colson, Miranda Donovan, Matt Farina, Nina Fowler, Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf, Carne Griffiths, James Mylne and Schoony. Dates of Exhibition: 2nd March - 13th April 2016 Venue: SPIES Society HQ, Le Chiffre, First Floor, South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, Moorgate, London EC2M 2AF. 4 small paintings in the Anonymous Art Sale in support of the Oli Bennett Charitable Trust
June 2015

Postcards were among the first 20 to be bought at RCA Secret 2015
rca secret 2015 richard colson

Exhibition of fencing pictures at the Jack House Gallery in Portsmouth in 2015

San Giorgio   Moor Hen Doge's Palace