Superb venues are being lined up  around the country for the 2017 Workshop diary. Official workshops (apart from the AGM weekend, which is free) are subject to fees, which are detailed below as they become available. To express an interest in any of the workshops please contact Jennifer Bell, • 0115 9812547. Bursary applicants please email the Secretary Debbie Dunbar,  – closing dates will be included with event information below.

Further dates and details will be published here and on our Facebook page as they become available.

For SEA exhibition dates and details CLICK HERE >>

Friday 2nd – Friday 9th June: Summer Residential Week

Porlock Vale House, Porlock, Somerset. Tutors Malcolm Coward HSEA and Colin Allbrook ROI RSMA HSEA and Barry Peckham ROI RSMA HSEA.

A wonderful opportunity to spend a full week painting from life. For full details including prices >>

Enquiries: .

Saturday August 5th – Sunday August 6th: Workshop

Pitts Farm Stud, Glanvilles Wotton, Dorset. Tutor Michelle McCullagh SEA.

An opportunity to sketch and paint in a lovely landscape with a variety of horses. Costs per day, including lunch: Members £40 • Non-Members £50. Enquiries: .

  • Bursary closing date: Friday July 7. The successful applicant will be notified by Friday July 14.

Sunday August 20th: Drop-in workshop

Askham, Newark – to coincide with the Horse in Art handing in day. Tutor Malcolm Coward HSEA.

A free and informal workshop for SEA Members. Enquiries: . This workshop not only provides an extra incentive to make the most of Handing In day but also an opportunity to stay over and also attend an Anatomy Masterclass…

*Monday August 21st: Anatomy for artists Masterclass

Old Dalby, between Melton Mowbray and Nottingham, Leicestershire. Tutor Gillian Higgins. *The date has changed from the original post.

Gillian Higgins (BSc equine, BHS Senior Coach, Sports and remedial therapist, Rider, Anatomist, Biomechanist, Anatomical artist and Author) leads HORSES INSIDE OUT, an organisation that gives a fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and management from an anatomical perspective. Costs, including lunch: SEA Members only £85. Enquiries: .

  • Bursary closing date: Monday July 24. The successful applicant will be notified by Monday July 31.

Workshop Bursaries

Don’t forget that bursaries are available from the SEA for each official workshop. To apply, in the first instance, with a short statement (up to 500 words) on:

  • Who you are
  • Which workshop you would like to be considered for
  • Why you are applying for a bursary 
  • How you feel attending the workshop will benefit you
  • Please also email three images (preferably 300dpi JPEGs of recent work with your application.

Closing dates for bursaries will be notified on Facebook and are published here on the website.

Please note you can only be awarded one bursary per annum. If you are unsuccessful you may of course still apply for other workshop bursaries. The bursary generally covers the cost of the workshop alone. Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the applicant.

TO APPLY please contact The Secretary, Debbie Dunbar by email: • T: 0300 0110 185.


Horses Inside Out equine painting, drawing and anatomy workshops

Painting and drawing: June 19 & 20, 2017

Gillian Higgins of Horses Inside Out has combined forces with mural and equestrian artist Jenny Bell SEA a unique two-day workshop at Wavendon Grange, Leicestershire.

“Understanding anatomy is key to improving accuracy and to capture energy, spirit and personality.”

Find out more >> Painting & drawing – June 2017

Painting Horses from Life with Jim Power SEA

Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at the Munnings Art Museum, Dedham, Essex

Improve your equestrian painting with support and advice from Jim Power. Work with live models in the grounds of the museum. Some experience necessary.

Find out more >>