Bristol Drawing School Logo

Location  RWA, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Telephone  0117 906 7606



Bristol Drawing School Logo

Post  Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Telephone  0117 973 5129 Email

Keep up to date with all our courses, workshops and events!   Login or create an account here

Esmé Clutterbuck

Esmé studied Fine Art at Portsmouth Polytechnic, Painting at The Royal Academy Schools and Printmaking at Central St Martins.  She has over 20 years teaching experience on a variety of courses at Further and Higher Education levels.  She has a studio at home and is currently studying for a PGCE.



2005                ‘Drawing Quarters’ UWE Bristol

2004                City and Guilds 7307 FE Teaching (Level one)

1993-1995         Postgraduate Diploma Central St Martin’s (Printmaking)

1982-1985         Postgraduate Diploma Royal Academy Schools (Painting)    

1979-1982         BA Fine Art, Portsmouth Polytechnic

1978-1979         Foundation, West Surrey College of Art and Design

Teaching Experience:  

2005-Current    Drawing for Gifted and Talented Children, UWE, Bristol
1989-Current     Foundation, OCN, NCFE, HNC HND Fine Art, Bristol School
                                                  Of Art (Filton College)
1995-2006         BA Hons ITE, BA Hons Primary Education (Art),
                                                  BA Hons Education Studies, UWE Bristol
1993-1997          Dip. HE, BA Creative Arts, University of Bath Spa
1989-1995          BA Hons Fine Art, Illustration, Fashion, (Drawing), PT
                                                  Modular courses, UWE Bristol.
1989-1992          Foundation, Adult Education, Bath College Further Education
1988-1989          GNVQ, GAD, Southwark College, London.


2006            Bristol School of Art 
2004            Bristol School of Art
2001            The Art Garden, Bristol
2000            The Art Garden, Bristol
1997             British Printmakers Open, RWA, Bristol
1996             ‘M4 to M6’, M6 Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1995             International Drawing Open, Cleveland
                            Garrick Wine Bar, London
                            Central St  Martin’s School of Art and Design, London
1994             Cheltenham Drawing Open, Cheltenham
                            RWA Open, Bristol
                            British Printmakers Open, RWA, Bristol
1993             International Drawing Open, Cleveland
                            British Printmakers Open, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
1992             Royal Society Portrait Painters, Mall Gallery, London
1991             Black Swan Gallery, Frome
1989             Guardian Gallery, Bristol
1988             Eye Gallery, Bristol
                            British Printmakers Open, RWA, Bristol
                            Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath
1987             Brewhouse Open, Taunton
                            David Cross Gallery, Bristol
1983             Premiums Exhibition, Diploma Gallery, RA, London
                            Windsor and Newton Prize.
                            Leeds Playhouse (The Yorkshire Playhouse)

Community Arts:              

2004                  Magic Garden Project, St Mary Redcliffe Primary School

Public Collections:

                             Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.  Contemporary Print Collection.              


1988                 Drawing for Opera North, (Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman)
1987                Archaeological illustrator, British School at Rome.

See what we've been up to on our blog Our flickr photstream follow us on twitter See us on facebook