Michael Noakes

       
 

Michael Noakes RP PPROI

  • 1954 NDD at Reigate School of Art
  • 1954-56 National Service
  • 1960 Educated at Royal Academy Schools, London
  • 1964 Elected Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
  • 1967 Elected a Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters
  • 1968-72 Elected Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
  • 1972-78 Elected President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters
  • 1972-81 Governor of the Federation of British Artists
  • 1981-83 Director of the Federation of British Artists

Society Memberships

  • Royal Institute of Oil Painters
  • Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Other Society Memberships

Hon. Member of the National Society and of the United Society, Former Chairman of the Contemporary Portrait Society, Former Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Former President of the Society of Catholic Artists, Former President of the Reigate Society of Artists

Scholarships, Awards, Prizes

  • 1977 Platinum Disc Award for record sleeve of Portrait of Sinatra
    Exhibitions
  • Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2017
  • Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2016
  • Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2015

Other exhibitions

  • 2003 Solo show, Tryon Gallery
  • 2002 Solo show, Mall Galleries
  • 2000 Solo show of drawings and paintings from ‘The Daily Life of the Queen’, Christies

Group Exhibitions:

  • Contemporary Portrait Society
  • Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • Fine Art Society
  • Grafton Galleries
  • Grosvenor Galleries
  • National Society
  • Royal Academy
  • Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts
  • The ING Discerning Eye
  • Woodstock Galleries
  • Young Contemporaries

Publications

  • A Professional Approach to Oil Painting, Pitman, 1968
  • The Daily Life of the Queen: an Artist’s Diary, Ebury Press, Random house, 2000
  • Contributions to various art journals: the Artist, arts Review, pictures and Prints, Leisure Painter etc.
  • Contibutions to;
    Gilbert Harding by his Friends’
    Robert Morley’s Book of Bricks’
    Robert Morley’s Second Book of Bricks’
    Dear Alec Guinness at 75’ etc.Subject, with Eric Morley, of
    BBC2 television film, ‘Portrait’, 1977/78
    Subject, with JAK, of BBC1 television film, ‘Changing Places’, 1989