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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects; its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.


Identify members of the Royal Academy, who are known as Royal Academicians. Members are elected by ballot of the General Assembly. Membership was originally restricted to 40, though this constraint has been loosened progressively to 80.

This spreadsheet contains a listing of all Royal Acedemicians as listed on their website as per January 2016.


Founder Members

Presidents (PRA)

  1. Sir Joshua Reynolds
  2. Benjamin West
  3. James Wyatt
  4. Benjamin West
  5. Thomas Lawrence
  6. Sir Martin Archer Shee
  7. Charles Lock Eastlake
  8. Sir Francis Grant
  9. Lord Leighton
  10. John Everett Millais
  11. Sir Edward Poynter
  12. Sir Aston Webb
  13. Frank Dicksee
  14. William Llewellyn
  15. Sir Edwin Lutyens
  16. Alfred Munnings
  17. Sir Gerald Kelly
  18. Sir Albert Richardson
  19. Sir Charles Wheeler
  20. Thomas Monnington
  21. Hugh Casson
  22. Roger de Grey
  23. Philip Dowson
  24. Phillip King
  25. Nicholas Grimshaw
  26. Christopher Le Brun

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'List of officers of the Royal Academy of Arts', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 18 August 2015, 03:11 UTC, <> [accessed 8 January 2016]