Nigel Priddey President RBSA MCSD


Societies & associations:
Easel Club



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About the artist:


Nigel was educated at Hammersmith College of Art and Building and Thames Polytechnic, London and is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and the Chartered Society of Designers.

He has regularly exhibited at the RBSA gallery over the past forty years in members’ exhibitions and in group shows such as ‘The Mountains and Moorlands’ exhibition (2015)

and has also regularly exhibited with the Birmingham Watercolour Society and the Easel Club.

His paintings have been exhibited at;

Mall Galleries, London
Bankside Gallery, London
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Guildhall, London
National Exhibition Centre
Dudley Museum and Art Gallery
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Hanbury Hall (NT)
Worcester Cathedral
Quanhua Watercolour Gallery, Zhujiajiao, China
Oriental Pearl Tower Gallery, Shanghai

Also exhibited in numerous commercial galleries.

Winner of the‘Tollitt and Harvey’ painting prize RBSA 1997
‘Highly Commended’ Laing Painting Competition 1998
RBSA ‘Priddey Prize’ winner 2004
RBSA Watercolour 1st prize winner 2011
RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2012, 2013, 2014
(Winsor and Newton prize winner 2013)
Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Competition 2012
RI Mall Galleries exhibitions 2015 and 2016
Painting commissioned by the Birmingham and Midland Institute and presented to HRH Duke of Edinburgh 2005

Nigel has work in many collections in the UK, USA, Europe and Japan and has close associations with several notable art societies and is past vice president of the RBSA, and currently Vice President of the the Birmingham Watercolour Society.

He is also the RBSA Archive Officer and is currently involved with film making for the promotion of the Society’s Archive and Collection.