The Ramsgate AKA Harry Pye’s RA Show art exhibition.


The Ramsgate Art Show, AKA Harry Pye’s RA Show, is at the Front Room Gallery opening on Friday August 20.

Humphrey OceanBlue Car Gouache on paper 38 x 56cm 2019 Courtesy the artist and Harry Pye

Harry Pye has hosted events at Tate Britain and Tate Modern in the past and has held group shows for Deptford X and Elefest. He selected 3 types of artists for his RA show. The first group is made up of artists who live or work in Ramsgate like Helen Smith. The second group is made up of artists like John Duffin who traveled to Ramsgate to create new work, especially for the show. And the third and final group are artists like Humphrey Ocean who are associated with the Royal Academy. Pye’s goal in mixing these artists together and hanging their work in a salon style is that he will end up with an art exhibit that has something for everyone.

Rowland Smith and Harry Pye 2021 Frank Muir Courtesy of the artists

Featured artists; Felicity Allen, Sir Peter Blake, Gordon Beswick, Elizabeth Cake, Russell Chater, Ben Dickson, John Duffin, Christian Furr, Lisa Hawkins, Sadie Hennessy, Gary Hume, Corin Johnson, Jock McFadyen, Hugh Mendes, Humphrey Ocean, Carson Parkin-Fairley , Julia Rogers, Bob and Roberta Smith, Helen Smith, Owen Thomas, Hazel Thomson, Twinkle Troughton, Jessica Voorsanger, Julian Wakeling and Leonie Woods.

John Duffin RE ARWS Ramsgate Station – End of the Line Acrylic on canvas 2021 Courtesy of the artist and Harry Pye

The Ramsgate Art Show AKA Harry Pye’s RA Show on Friday August 20 and September 12 at Front Room Gallery 10 Bellevue Road, Ramsgate CT11 8LB open to the public between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays More information:

Helen Smith ‘Venus Smiles’ mixed media 2021 Courtesy the artist and Harry Pye


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