Royal Drawing School

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Royal Drawing School
Royal Drawing School, Shoreditch.jpg
Royal Drawing School
Location
London Borough of Hackney

United Kingdom
Coordinates51°31′33″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5257°N 0.0813°W / 51.5257; -0.0813Coordinates: 51°31′33″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5257°N 0.0813°W / 51.5257; -0.0813
Information
TypeEducational organisation
Established2000 (2000)
FounderPrince of Wales
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

The Royal Drawing School is a not-for-profit educational organisation and registered charity[1] in the London Borough of Hackney in England. It was founded in 2000 by Charles, Prince of Wales, and artist Catherine Goodman as The Prince's Drawing School and received its current name in 2014.[2]

The School runs full and part-time drawing courses each year for adults and children of all abilities. This includes a postgraduate programme, The Drawing Year, a Foundation Year, public programme and courses for Young Artists aged 10 – 18 yrs.

It is part of The Prince's Charities, a group of not-for-profit organizations affiliated with Charles. In 2006, The Prince's Drawing School received a donation of £85,000 from The Prince's Charities Foundation.

In 2018, works created by The Royal Drawing School and two other charities founded by Prince Charles were put on display during the Prince & Patron exhibition to mark his 70th birthday.[3][4]

Sites and collaborations[edit]

The Royal Drawing School has two campuses across London: in Shoreditch (where it is based in a converted warehouse) and Trinity Buoy Wharf. The School also collaborates with a number of institutions including The National Gallery, The British Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery and the V&A.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Royal Drawing School, registered charity no. 1101538". Charity Commission for England and Wales.
  2. ^ Knox, James (18 November 2014). "Royal Drawing School receives official title from The Queen". The Art Newspaper. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Prince & Patron". Royal Collection Trust. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Prince & Patron exhibition unveiled at Buckingham Palace". The Prince of Wales. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Facilities | The Royal Drawing School". The Royal Drawing School. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Educational Partners | The Royal Drawing School". The Royal Drawing School. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  7. ^ The Royal Drawing School Alumni 2004, The Royal Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2004
  8. ^ The Princes Drawing School Alumni – Carl Randall, The Princes Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2002
  9. ^ The Royal Drawing School Alumni 2002/03, The Princes Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2002
  10. ^ The Princes Drawing School Alumni 2004, The Royal Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2004
  11. ^ Talents of Madonna’s son divide critics after he is revealed as secret artist, The Guardian, 2022

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