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The Art Concept, in association with Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh

By Robert Kelsey / August 8, 2018

I was delighted to have taken part in this project run by Thompson’s Gallery in Aldeburgh. Myself, and 5 other artists were invited to give a short demo or lecture. I gave a demonstration in Oil Painting technique during the weekend of Friday 5th to Sunday 7th October 2018.

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22nd Solo Exhibition with Thompson’s Gallery London

By Robert Kelsey / February 26, 2018

14th of March seen the opening of my most recent solo exhibition in London. This was my 22nd solo exhibition with Thompson’s since 1994.    

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Exhibition Opening Night Memories with Thompson’s London

By Robert Kelsey / September 25, 2015

May 4th 2016 saw a most important landmark in my painting career, as my 21st solo exhibition with Thompson’s Gallery London opened, with 50 new works on display. The exhibition was a great success, with around 50% of the works selling. Here are a few photographs taken on the opening night…

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‘Links to St. Andrews’ book launch

By Robert Kelsey / July 13, 2015

To coincide with the 144th Open Golf Championship, Americian publisher Joshua Evenson produced a stunning book called ‘Links to St. Andrews’.  I was asked to contribute 6 original artworks, which would feature as colour illustrations. The book will be available to buy from Thursday 16th July 2015, however there are 100 limited edition copies which…

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Ken Howard RA visits my studio

By Robert Kelsey / June 24, 2015

It was a great pleasure to welcome Ken Howard OBE, RA to my studio in Paisley while he attended a major exhibition in The Glasgow Art Club.

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The Glasgow Art Club

By Robert Kelsey / April 24, 2015

Having served as President of Glasgow Art Club, for 3 years I am currently enjoying my role as Immediate Past President.  I am pleased to continue my association with this famous and historic club in the centre of Glasgow.

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Honorary Degree

By Robert Kelsey / April 24, 2015

In 2010 Robert was awarded an Honorary Degree of Master of the University of The West of Scotland. MUniv.

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