Alison Rylands

The City & Guilds of London Art School
First Class Honours DIP

Taught by:
Roger de Grey PRA
Humphry Ocean RA
Peter Coker RA

1983 – Westminster Cathedral National Religious Painting competition – 1st Prize
1984 – The City & Guilds Sketch Book Prize
1984 – Philip Connard Travel Award
1985 – The Chadwick Healey Painting Prize -1st Prize
1988 – International Art Competition, New York – Certificate of Excellence
1989 – Art Horizons, New York, Certificate of excellence
1990 РWinsor & Newton Young Artist Finalist: ROI Mall Gallery 
1992 – BP Portrait Award Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery
1997 – The Royal Society of Portrait Painters – Shortlisted for Carrol Award

Solo Exhibitions:
1991 – St James’s Gallery, London
1992 – Stephen Bartley Gallery, London
1992, 1998, 2003 – Sarah Samuels, Chester
1999 – Century Gallery, Datchet

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Christies Inaugural Pick of Graduate Art (84) ; Sandra Higgins Fine Art ( 88- 90); Henry Boxer Gallery; NEAC Mall Galleries ( 91/92/00/04); ROI Mall Galleries (95/01); Ernst & Young (91/93/95); BP Portrait Award, The National Portrait Gallery; The Blue Gallery; The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, MallGalleries (94/97); Waterman Fine Art; ICAF OLympia (90/00); The Society of Landscape Painters, Mall Galleries (01/05); 20th Century Art Fair; ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries (07/08); The Dulwich Picture Gallery; The Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition .Work in public and private collections including: NORWEB ( United Utilities) Manchester; CTP Sockport; Laxton Hall Northamptonshire; Moreton Hall School, Shropshire and 19 paintings in the collection of MBNA International Bank Chester and Madrid ( 2001 & 2004).

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