My proposal to make a large immersive drawing has been shortlisted for the Sustainability Art Prize; Exhibition 30 March-6 April 2017, Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, Opening Reception Thursday 30 March 5-8pm

MOD 3422 EMMA COPLEY Triumph of Divine LoveCommissioned to create a painting in January 2017 for British Airways – Unforgettable Moment Advertisement

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Featured in March 2017 Issue of Artists & Illustrator’s Magazine, ‘Painter to Watch’

I’ve been chosen as “One to Watch” on Saatchi Art’s blog “CANVAS”.  Follow the link here to read the full interview and find works for sale.


Chosen as “One to Watch” on Saatchi Art’s blog “CANVAS”, Dec 2016. Follow the link here to read the full interview and find works for sal












ING Discerning Eye Instagram Takeover!  Follow along as I post to the Discerning Eye’s account from the 16-23 of December.  Check the Hashtag #INGDiscEYE or view the account page here.


I was recently interviewed in Aesthetica Magazine regarding representational painting and my selected work for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2016. Read the interview here.screen-shot-2016-12-21-at-21-31-54

Excited to be collaborating with my fellow MA students from @cambridge_school_of_art to make new work for an exhibition open from the 16-18th December at the Cambridge Art Works.  Private view to be held on the 15th.


Featured Article in the November 2016 Issue of The Artist describing my painting process.

The Artist Nov 2016

The Other Art Fair, 6-9 October, London, Old Truman Brewery


Two paintings selected for ING Discerning Eye Nov 17-26 2016, Mall Galleries, London


June 25 – Very happy to say two of my watercolour paintings made it through the first round and have been selected for final judging at The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2016.


Getting ready for a lovely exhibition in The Aldeburgh Gallery in Suffolk, 16-22 June.AFTERSUNSETWAVES_EmmaCopley29x21.5cms

Shortlisted for The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2016. I am proud to be one of the 25 Shortlisted Artists chosen out of 1,900 artworks entered by over 740 artists.


I have just finished making 12 new works for my upcoming exhibition in London and am really looking forward to seeing all of our paintings together. 15 April – 5 May ‘Introducing’ An exhibition of four artists, Rose-Marie Caldecott, Emma Copley, Sam Hewitt and Erin Ward. Beside The Wave, 41 Chalcot Road, Primrose Hill, London, NW18LS. All work will be available to view online and a preview PDF catalogue is available by request., 0207 722 4161MaeinHat

Getting ready to deliver one of my latest and largest paintings, Kitchen Sink to London. It has been preselected for the New English Art Club Annual Exhibition and Awards, I will be notified end of April if it is chosen by the judges.



I am thrilled that my painting will be one of 139 paintings selected for the Lynn Painter Stainers Prize Exhibition open from the 7th of March to the 13th of March 2016 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5BD and then at the Guildford House Gallery from 25 June to 17 July 2016. What a brilliant start to the new year. To view the selected paintings online click here.


Looking forward to showing my work with Edgar Modern in Bath, just finished two new large paintings for Ecriture Feminine, 20 Feb-5 Mar 2016, curated by Jennifer Dudley.

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I am so pleased to have taken part in tonight’s semi-final of Sky TV’s Landscape Artist of the Year.  After filming was completed, I finished the painting in my studio and the final result can be viewed, along with my winning piece from the Trelissick heat at the Lyme Park National Trust property in Cheshire.



Very pleased to see my painting featured the front page of the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2015 catalogue site as well used to represent the entire Mall Galleries as an organisation for the month of November.Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 22.51.53
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ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2015  Very excited to see my painting was sold before I arrived at the Private View on the 12th of November. June Field at Sunset, oil on wood panel was selected by the Editor of Artists and Illustrators Magazine Steve Pill. A photo of my painting was 1 of 44 images included in a catalogue of 472 works. The exhibition is open 12-22 November 2015, Mall Galleries, London SW1, 10am-5pm.



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Semifinalist for Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year after winning tonight’s painting heat. Look out for me on the 17th of November at the Semi Final on Sky Arts or NowTV Online, 8pm Every TuesdayemmaTrelissick



Shortlisted in August for The National Open Art Competition 2015