Roy Wright

Works in Corporate, Private and Public Collections:

The Open University, Liberty Syndication, BHF Charterhouse CCF, Merrill Lynch, Richmond & Twickenham Arts Council, McGraw Hill, Bauencorp (Architects), Donald Nowicki (Art acquisitions Polo/Ralph Lauren), Jonathan Paine (NM Rothschild), Harrogate Borough Arts Council, Countess of Perth, Jane Houghton Interior Designs, Lady Langley, Black Family Investments, Evans Property Holdings Plc, Heather Binney (Natural Climate Variability & Global Warming), Terry Gilliam, Annabel Allot (Soil Association), Christos Katsivelis (Withers LLP), Cath Kidston MBE, Peggy & Herschel Post MBE, Stephen Wiener (CEO Cineworld Cinemas), Terence Faulkner (CEO Leathams), Elizabeth & Charlie Mayfield (Chairman John Lewis Partnership).

2011 – The Daler Rowney Award (Pastel Society) 2009 – The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award (Pastel Society) 2002 – Willie Hoffmann-Guth Award (Pastel Society) 2002 – Award for most popular work in “Arcadia in the City” exhibition 2001 – Royal Academy Summer Exhibition drawing award 1999 – Cross Gate Gallery, USA, Award (Pastel Society) 1988 – Graphic Artist of the Year (British Press Awards) 1987 – Graphic Artist of the Year (British Press Awards)

‘Roy Wright’s charcoal drawing of an oak tree is especially memorable’ – on the information plaque in room IV, selected by Ben Levene RA (Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2007).

‘Oak Tree, Spring’ charcoal drawing chosen to be illustrated on greeting cards sold through the Royal Academy of Arts shops 2007/08/09/10/11/12.

‘You Can’t Hold Back Spring’ charcoal drawing chosen to be illustrated on postcards for the Royal Academy of Arts 2011/12.

‘Two lovely pencil drawings subtly dominate a run of pictures on the left-hand wall…. Roy Wright’s “You Can’t Hold Back Spring” with its technically brilliant gnarled tree’ – Jon Snow, The Mail on Sunday, June 19, 2011 (RA Summer Exhibition review).


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