The RA Shop online is open. You can also now shop an edit of our collections from the RA Shops at Burlington House and Burlington Gardens with a free ticket.

For more information on our shops and services and how we are keeping our visitors and staff safe, please click here

The RA Shop online is now open, and you can shop an edit of our collections at the RA Shops at Burlington House and Burlington Gardens, with a free ticket.

We are currently doing some behind the scenes improvement. There will be a 7-10 day delay on deliveries from 7 August. Thank you for your patience.

For more information on our shops and services and how we are keeping our visitors and staff safe, please click here

Ken Howard RA

Ken Howard RA

Ken Howard OBE RA uniquely captures the luminous light and atmosphere of landscapes from the coast to the city.

Artist profile

Ken Howard OBE RA studied at Hornsey School of Art from 1949 to 1953, taking up National Service with the Royal Marines before returning to study at the Royal College of Art from 1955 to 1958.


Howard’s first solo show was held at the Plymouth Art Centre in 1955, followed by extensive national and international exhibitions including a 1972 retrospective at the Plymouth City Art Gallery. He also worked with the British Army in Germany, Cyprus, Oman, Hong Kong, Nepal, Norway, Canada, Belize and Brunei from 1973 to 1982.


He was elected a Royal Academician in 1991 and lives and works in London.

Photo: James Hunkin

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