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Ashman, Malcolm; 2022-09, DSC_3019_01 copy 3.JPG

Photograph - Anne-Katrin Purkiss

I'm a multi-disciplinary artist working in painting , drawing, digital printmaking, photography and sculpture.


I am an academician at the Royal West of England Academy (RWA).  a member of the Royal Society of British Artists (RBAand the President of the  Bath Society of Artists.  

Exhibitions in London and the south of England, including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Threadneedle Prize, the Derwent Drawing Prize, the Royal Watercolour Society Competition, the Black Swan Open and the Millfield Open, Somerset

Exhibited the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), the New English Art Club (NEAC), the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI), the Royal Society of Portrait Painters (RP), the Pastel Society (PS), the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS), the Royal West of England Academy (RWA), the South West Academy (SWAC) and the Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Gallery, Bath.

Solo exhibitions in Bath at Beaux Arts and the Nevill Gallery, Bath and Canterbury, Brian Sinfield Gallery in the Cotswolds, Denise Yapp Gallery, Monmouth and Rowley Gallery in London and Winchester.

Two man and group shows at Bath Contemporary, Bath, the Jerram Gallery, Sherborne, the Piccadilly Gallery and the Medici Gallery, Cork Street, London.

Collaborative works with Inger Karthum exhibited at Galleri Klevjer and Risør Kunstpark in Norway and Bath Contemporary. 



The David Gluck Memorial Award, RWS

The Kobi and Teal Prize, Black Swan Open

The Michael Harding Painting Award, RBA

The Bath Society Prize, Victoria Gallery

Cotswold Mounts Award, RWS

The Vametric Prize, Black Swan Open

The Minerva Prize for Portraiture, Victoria Gallery

The Bridge MacFarland Prize, ROI

The Artist Magazine Award, RBA

The Alan Gourley Memorial Award, ROI

The Cedar House Gallery Award, NEAC

The Cornelissen Prize, ROI

The Andrew Brownsword Prize, Victoria Gallery

The Davison Award, RBA

The Black Swan Painting Competition Public Choice Prize



The Royal West of England Academy

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Longleat House

John Harvey of Bristol

The Royal Bank of Scotland

The Victoria Gallery, Bath

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