Lower Leigh Atelier, Lower Leigh Farm,
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Artist Profile

Anthony Connolly

Award winning artist Anthony Connolly trained at Goldsmiths College. His work is held in many public collections including the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle and at West Point Military Academy. In 2022 he was elected President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and in 2023 launched the RP Critical Writing Prize.

Awards and exhibitions include: 2023 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Exhibition; 2021 Arts Council Award; 2016 The Drawing Award, RWA, Bristol; 2015 Shortlisted for The Valeria Sykes Award – New Light; 2015 Finalist -The ING Drawing Bursary; 2014 The AXA Award for Drawing, RHA Dublin; 2012 The Prince of Wales Award for Portrait Drawing; 2009 The Changing Faces Prize; 2004 The Prince of Wales Award for Portrait Drawing.

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