Federation of british artists - fba


An umbrella organization in London, England of nine art societies, based in Mall Galleries next to Trafalgar Square, the entity is dedicated to "academic refinement" with a focus, which has "deliberately set its face against modernity and all that modernity represents." These FBA societies, with 614 members in 2010, exist for art education including demonstrations, workshops, exhibition organization of members and non-members, and weekly life-drawing classes. Society member groups are Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Society of Marine Artists, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, New English Art Club, The Pastel Society, Society of Wildlife Artists, and Hesketh Hubbard Art Society. Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_of_British_Artists