In The Beginning

THE ART STABLE Kelly Ross Fine Art Child Okeford, Dorset. DT11 8HB kellyross BRIAN RICE IN THE BEGINNING Paintings, drawings and prints from his student years at Yeovil School of Art and Goldsmiths College 10th February – March 9th 2024 Gallery open Thursday – Saturday At 87 Brian Rice is recognised as one of … Read more

In Conversation: at Close Ltd., Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset

  A unique opportunity to join us in a discussion led by artist Brian Rice, in conversation with Prue O’Day. Brian and Prue met in the late 60’s and we are honoured to see them re-united here on the occasion of Brian Rice’s wonderful exhibition: Red, Black and White. Brian will be defining the subtle … Read more

Close Ltd.

This is one of my series of nine Japanese inspired prints, made originally in the early 1960s. This show of the whole suite at Close Ltd. is the first time I have been able to hang them all in one place, which has been really exciting to see. I will be doing an ‘In Conversation’ … Read more


I will be opening my studio for Dorset Artweeks 2022 which begins on Saturday May 14th and runs until May 29th. I will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but open on other days from 11 – 4.30. Directions and all details can be found at I will be showing recent paintings and … Read more

‘Then and Now’ The Art Stable, Child Okeford

A show of some of my paintings and prints from the 1960’s, and a selection of recent work has opened at The Art Stable in Child Okeford, Dorset, and will be there until March 6th. As we are still in lockdown, the whole show is available online at    

RAMM Exeter

Opens January 24th 2020 The museum in Exeter has several examples of Rice’s work in their permanent collection, and along with these this show will consist of a large selection of paintings and prints spanning Rice’s long career. The earliest work to be shown is from 1954, (made at Yeovil School of Art)  followed by … Read more

Belgrave Gallery, St. Ives

Brian Rice: Recent Paintings October 14th – November 4th 2019 ‘In February 2014 I had an exhibition of my early early work (1959 – 1970 ) at the Redfern Gallery, London. I have found in the past that reviewing my work in a major exhibition has brought about a change in direction. In this case, … Read more

Two Successful Shows

Both the recent shows, at the Art Stable, Child Okeford in Sept/Oct 2016, and at Belgrave Gallery St. Ives March 2017, have been extremely successful. Both galleries still hold work. For further enquiries re past and new work, please contact the artist through this website.

Major Show at the Belgrave Gallery, St. Ives March 6th – 27th 2017

This major solo show at the Belgrave Gallery in St. Ives will be showing prints and paintings from all eras of Rice’s long career through the 1960s until the present day. There will also be work from the artist’s archive not previously released for sale. For an online preview, visit Also available at the … Read more