Charles Harris MA BA
Official Awards Prizes and Qualifications
> Bachelor of Arts (BA), Royal Academy Schools, London.
> Master of Arts (MA), Royal Academy Schools, London.
Charles pictured with fellow students at the Royal Academy
(He is on the extreme right of the second front row).
> Awarded Scholarship for BA, Royal Academy Schools.
> Awarded Scholarship for MA, Royal Academy Schools.
Charles and paintings at the Royal Academy, showing his painting of the Royal Academy corridor on the left.
> Awarded The Royal Academy Bronze Medal
> Awarded The Royal Academy Silver Medal
>He was awarded the Freedom of the City of London for his work
>He was elected to the Livery of the Worshipful Company of Painter- Stainers in London. Formed in 1502, it is one of the City of London’s most senior Livery Companies.
‘Based in London, Charles was unfortunately obliged to withdraw completely from the Company due to the distance, travel and pressure of work. He has therefore had no working relationship with the Company in the past five years but wishes the membership well and still supports its original aims.’
Charles pictured in Red Square Moscow
He was selected to represent Great Britain on a Senior Academic Cultural Exchange to the USSR
> Four years after finishing at the Royal Academy, Charles was awarded a prestigious Senior Academic Cultural Exchange Visit to Russia. He represented Great Britain visiting Moscow, St. Petersburg, Pavlosk and the Baltic Coast with a speaking engagement at the Repin Institute in St. Petersburg.
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions and Art Societies at the Mall Galleries
> Charles continued with his own work, especially the painting of portraits. He had paintings and drawings exhibited or accepted/selected in numerous public exhibitions beginning with the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.
From the Life Painting Room at the Royal Academy
(size 7 feet 6 inches x 6 feet)
Exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
> He made successful submissions to most of the Professional Societies at the Mall Galleries, including – the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water-Colours, the Pastel Society, the Freestanding Painters and Sculptors, the United Society of Artists, the New English Art Club.
> Elected – Associate Member of the Royal Society of British Artists.
> Elected – Member of the Free-standing Painters and Sculptors.
>Elected – Secretary A.F.P.
Prof. David Morris