Tutor - Painting & Drawing

James Bland NEAC

James is a figurative painter and a member of the New English Art Club. He has an MA in Fine Art and exhibits in galleries internationally, including the Natsoulas Gallery, California and the Lilford Gallery, Canterbury. His work features in the Ruth Borchard self-portrait collection and he has won several prizes, including the Doreen MacIntosh prize in 2015 and first prize in the Winsor and Newton Oil Painters Awards in 2013. Painting and drawing from life is central to his work and teaching. As well as working at the Art Academy, he takes groups of students landscape painting in Europe.