Bursary Award announced -
International Ceramics Festival, Wales / Scheduled Tour of Washington Studio and Artworks, by appointment
Scheduled Tour of Washington Studio and Artworks, by appointment /
Art in Clay Hatfield
In other news...
After much anticipation, Chelmsford City Museum in Essex, re-opens with an explosion of colour,
art and history. Amongst the many exciting new exhibits and diplays, are pieces created by
RJ Washington, himself an Essex based Artist.
The Washington family has long championed the work of artists. William Washington, born in 1885, was an acclaimed engraver. Today his work is displayed in many prominent location such as The Fitz-William Museum, Cambridge.
His son, Bob, formally known as RJ Washington, was a highly regarded ceramist. His student work presently resides in the Victoria and Albert Museum, alongside William-Staite Murray. Work also features in every major British Public Collection.
In 2014 The Washington Foundation UK was established with the aim of supporting emerging artists to develop their skills.
Photo: Su Lupasco Washington and Mark Curteis (Curator of Social History and Art)
This summer, the work of William Washington joined the ranks of other great British Artists at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
The Rt Hon Sir Dinshah Farundji Mulla’ (1936)
The artwork is a newly discovered masterpiece. It demonstrates the work of master engraver
W. Washington at the zenith of his creativity.