14th June

Self Portrait Workshop

Tutor: Anthony Connolly

£125 (the price includes delicious home cooked lunch and refreshments throughout the day)
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Making a portrait is possibly the most difficult thing any draftsman or painter can attempt and making a self portrait can be even more difficult than painting someone else. Every artist, however, will feel some obligation to attempt this curious task.

Anthony is an encouraging and perceptive tutor. Because he doesn't teach a method but works with each artist individually the workshop is suitable for all abilities. This workshop attracts all levels of experience and expertise and the atmosphere is always friendly and supportive. 

Anthony Connolly

Anthony Connolly trained at Goldsmith’s College. He is a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. He has work in many public and private collections including the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, West Point Military Academy and Rhodes House and Campion Hall, both in Oxford.
He now lives with his family in Wiltshire where he also has a studio. He is an experienced teacher and he is well known here at the Summerleaze where he has been teaching for several years.

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