The FEDERATION OF BRITISH ARTISTS (FBA) consists of nine art
societies, and is based at MALL GALLERIES in
* 1 Description * 2 Societies in the FBA * 3 Other exhibiting societies * 4 Prizes * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
The FBA has over 500 artist-members, who regularly exhibit their work and also accept open submissions from the public. In addition to the member societies, other societies and individual artists also stage shows at Mall Galleries. Over 100 prizes and awards are administered each year by the societies.
The gallery also has a commissions department and Friends organisation. The galleries' education department runs a Schools Programme, which includes gallery based workshops for Primary and Secondary school students.
Gallery projects include a drawing school and summer courses run by
New English Art Club
The FBA is a registered charity, number 200048, and was established in 1961.
In February 2011 the Mall Galleries mounted an exhibition, "Pure Gold: 50 Years of the Federation of British Artists", curated by Anthony J Lester, Hon.RMS, FRSA. A illustrated, 100 page catalogue (ISBN 978-0-9560219-3-9 ) was published to accompany the show.
SOCIETIES IN THE FBA
Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
OTHER EXHIBITING SOCIETIES
Societies that have exhibited at Mall Galleries include:
* Armed Forces Art Society
* East Anglian Group of Marine Artists
Free Painters and Sculptors