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This is a list of notable Royal Academicians (RAs), academicians of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. A full list is available on the web pages of the Royal Academy Collections.[1]

Name Elected Notes
John Baker 1768 Foundation member
George Barret 1768 Foundation member
Francesco Bartolozzi 1768 Foundation member
Agostino Carlini 1768 Foundation member; Keeper 1783–90
Charles Catton 1768 Foundation member
Mason Chamberlin 1768 Foundation member
William Chambers 1768 Foundation member; first Treasurer 1768–96
Giovanni Battista Cipriani 1768 Foundation member
Francis Cotes 1768 Foundation member
George Dance the Younger 1768 Foundation member; Professor of Architecture 1798–1805
Nathaniel Dance-Holland 1768 Foundation member
Thomas Gainsborough 1768 Foundation member
John Gwynn 1768 Foundation member
Francis Hayman 1768 Foundation member; first Academy librarian 1770-1776
Nathaniel Hone 1768 Foundation member
Angelica Kauffman 1768 Foundation member
Jeremiah Meyer 1768 Foundation member
George Michael Moser 1768 Foundation member; first Keeper 1768–83
Mary Moser 1768 Foundation member
Francis Milner Newton 1768 Foundation member; first Secretary 1768–88
Edward Penny 1768 Foundation member; first Professor of Painting 1768–82
Joshua Reynolds 1768 Foundation member; President 1768–1792
John Inigo Richards 1768 Foundation member; Secretary 1788–1810
Paul Sandby 1768 Foundation member
Thomas Sandby 1768 Foundation member; first Professor of Architecture 1768–98
Dominic Serres 1768 Foundation member; Librarian 1792–93
Peter Toms 1768 Foundation member
William Tyler 1768 Foundation member
Samuel Wale 1768 Foundation member; first Professor of Perspective 1768-1786; Librarian 1782-1786
Benjamin West 1768 Foundation member; President 1792–1805 & 1806–20
Richard Wilson 1768 Foundation member; Librarian 1776-1782
Joseph Wilton 1768 Foundation member; Librarian 1786-1790; Keeper 1790–1803
Richard Yeo 1768 Foundation member
Francesco Zuccarelli 1768 Foundation member
William Hoare 1769 Nominated member
Johann Zoffany 1769 Nominated member
Edward Burch 1771 Librarian 1794–1814
Richard Cosway 1771
Joseph Nollekens 1772
James Barry 1773 Professor of Painting 1782-1799
Matthew William Peters 1777 Honorary Chaplain 1784-1788
John Singleton Copley 1779
John Bacon 1778
Philip James de Loutherbourg 1781
George Stubbs 1781
Edmund Garvey 1783
John Francis Rigaud 1784
Thomas Banks 1785
Joseph Farington 1785
James Wyatt 1785 President 1805-1806
William Hodges 1787
James Northcote 1787
John Opie 1788 Professor of Painting 1805-1807
John Russell 1788
William Hamilton 1789
Henry Fuseli 1790 Professor of Painting 1799–1805 & 1810–25; Keeper 1804-1825
Ozias Humphrey 1791
Francis Wheatley 1791
John Yenn 1791 Treasurer 1796-1820
John Webber 1791
Francis Bourgeois 1793
Robert Smirke 1793
Thomas Lawrence 1794 President 1820–30
Richard Westall 1794
Thomas Stothard 1794 Librarian 1814-1834
John Hoppner 1795
Sawrey Gilpin 1797
William Beechey 1798 Associate RA: 1793
Thomas Daniell 1799
Henry Tresham 1799 Professor of Painting 1807–1809
John Flaxman 1800 first Professor of Sculpture 1810–26
Martin Archer Shee 1800 President 1830–50
John Soane 1802 Professor of Architecture 1806–1837
J. M. W. Turner 1802 Professor of Perspective 1807-1837
Henry Thomson 1804 Keeper 1825–27
William Owen 1806
Samuel Woodforde 1807
Henry Howard 1808 Secretary 1811-1847; Professor of Painting 1833-1847
Thomas Phillips 1808 Professor of Painting 1825–1832
Augustus Wall Callcott 1810
Henry Bone 1811
James Ward 1811
David Wilkie 1811
Richard Westmacott 1811 Professor of Sculpture 1827–56
Robert Smirke 1811 Treasurer 1820–50
Philip Reinagle 1812
William Theed 1813
George Dawe 1814
Edward Bird 1815
Henry Raeburn 1815
Alfred Edward Chalon 1816
John Jackson 1817
Francis Leggatt Chantrey 1818
William Hilton 1819 Keeper 1827-1839
William Collins 1820 Librarian 1840–42
Abraham Cooper 1820
Edward Hodges Baily 1821
Richard Cook 1822
William Daniell 1822
Ramsay Richard Reinagle 1823
George Jones 1824 Librarian 1834-1840; Keeper 1840–50
Jeffry Wyatville 1824
Charles Robert Leslie 1826 Professor of Painting 1847-1852
Henry William Pickersgill 1826 Librarian 1856-1864
William Wilkins 1826 Professor of Architecture 1837–39
William Etty 1828
John Constable 1829
Charles Lock Eastlake 1830 Librarian 1842-1844; President 1850–1865
Edwin Henry Landseer 1831
William Allan 1835
Clarkson Stanfield 1835
Charles Robert Cockerell 1836 Professor of Architecture 1839–1859
John Gibson 1836
John Peter Gandy 1838
Frederick Richard Lee 1838
Thomas Uwins 1838 Librarian 1844-1855
Daniel Maclise 1840
Solomon Alexander Hart 1840 Professor of Painting 1854–63; Librarian 1864–1881
William Frederick Witherington 1840
John James Chalon 1841
Philip Hardwick 1841 Treasurer 1850–61
David Roberts 1841
Charles Barry 1842
William Charles Ross 1843
John Prescott Knight 1844 Secretary 1847-1873; Professor of Perspective 1852-1860
Charles Landseer 1845 Keeper 1851-1873
John Rogers Herbert 1846
Charles West Cope 1848 Professor of Painting 1866-1875
William Dyce 1848
Richard Westmacott 1849 Professor of Sculpture 1857–1868
John Watson Gordon 1851
Francis Grant 1851 President 1866-1878
Richard Redgrave 1851
William Powell Frith 1853
Samuel Cousins 1855
Frederick Richard Pickersgill 1857 Keeper 1873-1887
John Henry Foley 1858
Sydney Smirke 1859 Treasurer 1861-1874; Professor of Architecture 1860–1865
Augustus Egg 1860
George Gilbert Scott 1860 Professor of Architecture 1866-1873
Edward William Cooke 1863
William Boxall 1863
John Everett Millais 1863 President 1896
Henry Weekes 1863 Professor of Sculpture 1868–1876
John Callcott Horsley 1864 Treasurer 1882-1897
Carlo Marochetti 1866
George Richmond 1866
Philip Hermogenes Calderon 1867 Keeper 1887-1898
Thomas Sidney Cooper 1867
George Frederic Watts 1867
Frederic Leighton 1868 President 1878 - 1896
Edward Middleton Barry 1869 Professor of Architecture 1873-1880; Treasurer 1874-1880
James Sant 1869
Richard Ansdell 1870
William Charles Thomas Dobson 1871
Lumb Stocks 1871
George Edmund Street 1871 Professor of Architecture 1880–81; Treasurer 1880-1881
Frederick Walker 1871
Edward Armitage 1872 Professor of Painting 1875-1882
Thomas Woolner 1874 Professor of Sculpture 1877-1878
John Gilbert 1876
Edward Poynter 1876 President 1896–1918
William Quiller Orchardson 1877
Richard Norman Shaw 1877 Treasurer 1882
Henry Stacy Marks 1878
William Frederick Yeames 1878 Librarian 1896-1911
Lawrence Alma-Tadema 1879
John Evan Hodgson 1879 Librarian 1882-1895; Professor of Painting 1882-1895
George Vicat Cole 1880
Henry Hugh Armstead 1880
John Loughborough Pearson 1880
William Burges 1881
Edwin Long 1881
Walter William Ouless 1881
Joseph Edgar Boehm 1882
Briton Rivière 1881
Frank Holl 1883
Alfred Waterhouse 1885 Treasurer 1897-1901
Luke Fildes 1887
Marcus Stone 1887
Hamo Thornycroft 1888
Hubert von Herkomer 1890 Professor of Painting 1899-1900 & 1906-1909
Thomas Brock 1891
Frank Dicksee 1891 President 1924-1928
Andrew Carrick Gow 1891 Keeper 1911-1920; Librarian 1911-1920
Alfred Gilbert 1892 Professor of Sculpture 1900-1904
Val Prinsep 1894 Professor of Painting 1900-1903
Edward Onslow Ford 1895
William Blake Richmond 1895 Professor of Painting 1895-1899 & 1909-1911
John William Waterhouse 1895
Ernest Crofts 1896 Keeper 1898-1911
Thomas Graham Jackson 1896 Treasurer 1901-1912
John Singer Sargent 1897
George Frederic Watts 1897
Edwin Austin Abbey 1898
George Aitchison 1898 Professor of Architecture 1887-1905
Benjamin Williams Leader 1898
George Frederick Bodley 1902
George Frampton 1902
Aston Webb 1903 Treasurer 1912-1919; President 1919-1924
Robert Walker Macbeth 1903
David Murray 1905
George Clausen 1908 Professor of Painting 1903-1906
William Lionel Wyllie 1907
John Belcher 1909
Goscombe John 1909
James Jebusa Shannon 1909
Arthur Stockdale Cope 1910
Charles Napier Hemy 1910
Frank Bramley 1911
Henry Herbert La Thangue 1912
Reginald Blomfield 1914 Professor of Architecture 1907-1911
Alfred East 1913
G.A. Storey 1914 Professor of Perspective 1914-1919
Henry Scott Tuke 1914
John Arnesby Brown 1915
Charles Sims 1915 Keeper 1920-1926
Ernest George 1917
William Robert Colton 1917 Professor of Sculpture 1907-1911
Frank Brangwyn 1919
Ernest Newton 1919
William Orpen 1919
Adrian Scott Stokes 1919
David Young Cameron 1920
William Llewellyn 1920 President 1928-1938
Charles Haslewood Shannon 1920
Edwin Landseer Lutyens 1920 President 1938-1944
Robert Anning Bell 1922
Giles Gilbert Scott 1922
Terrick Williams 1924
Philip Connard 1925 Keeper 1945-1949
John James Burnet 1925
Alfred Munnings 1925 President 1944-1949
Walter Westley Russell 1926 Keeper 1927-1942
Augustus John 1928
William Reid Dick 1928
Gerald Kelly 1930 Keeper 1943-1945; President 1949-1954
Sydney Lee 1930 Treasurer 1932-1940
Herbert Baker 1932
George Spencer Watson 1932
Wilfrid de Glehn 1932
Henry Macbeth-Raeburn 1933 Associate RA: 1922
William Russell Flint 1933
William Curtis Green 1933
Frank Short 1933 Treasurer 1919–32
Lamorna Birch 1934
Walter Sickert 1934
Francis Dodd 1935
Guy Dawber 1935
Laura Knight 1936
Henry Rushbury 1936 Keeper 1949-1964
Harold Knight 1937
Edwin Cooper 1937 Treasurer 1940–42
Frederick William Elwell 1938
Walter Thomas Monnington 1938 President 1966-1976
Charles Wheeler 1940 President 1956-1966
James Bateman 1942
Meredith Frampton 1942
Vincent Harris 1942 Treasurer 1942–54
Arthur Joseph Davis 1942
Thomas Cantrell Dugdale 1943
Algernon Newton 1943
Albert Richardson 1944 Professor of Architecture 1946-1961; President 1954-1956
Charles Cundall 1944
Edward Maufe 1947 Treasurer 1954 - 1958
Winston Churchill 1948 Honorary Academician Extraordinary
Henry Lamb 1949
Arthur Ralph Middleton Todd 1949
Stanley Spencer 1950
John Nash 1951
Arnold Mason 1951
Steven Spurrier 1952
Frank Dobson 1953
Louis de Soissons 1953 Treasurer 1958-1962
Richard Eurich 1953
William Dring 1955
Hubert Worthington 1955
Howard Robertson 1958
Peter Greenham 1960 Keeper 1964-1985
Basil Spence 1960 Professor of Architecture 1961-1967; Treasurer 1962-1964
Herbert James Gunn 1961 Treasurer 1964
Norman Hepple 1961
Rodney Joseph Burn 1962
L.S. Lowry 1962
Donald McMorran 1962 Treasurer 1965
John Aldridge 1963
Marshall Sisson 1963 Treasurer 1965–70
Raymond Erith 1964
Andrew Freeth 1965
Carel Weight 1965
Henry Carr 1966
William Roberts 1966
Raymond Teague Cowern 1968
Charles Mahoney 1968
Eric Schilsky 1968
William Holford 1968 Treasurer 1970-1975
Roger de Grey 1969 Treasurer 1976-1984; President 1984-1993
Frederick Gibberd 1969
Leonard Rosoman 1969
Willi Soukop 1969
Hugh Casson 1970 Treasurer 1975-1976; President 1976-1984
Edward Ardizzone 1970
Colin Hayes 1970
John Bratby 1971
Gertrude Hermes 1971
Norman Adams 1972 Keeper 1986-1995; Professor of Painting 1986 & 1995-1999
Ralph Brown 1972
Jean Cooke 1972
Maxwell Fry 1972 Professor of Architecture 1967-1975
Frederick Gore 1972
Edward Wolfe 1972
William MacTaggart 1973
Edward Middleditch 1973 Keeper 1985-1986
Fred Cuming 1974
Bryan Kneale 1974 Professor of Sculpture 1985-1989
Kyffin Williams 1974
Olwyn Bowey 1975
Henry Thomas Cadbury-Brown 1975 Professor of Architecture 1975–88
Ernő Goldfinger 1975
Elizabeth Blackadder 1976
Jennifer Dickson 1976
Elisabeth Frink 1977
Anthony Green 1977
Philip Powell 1977 Treasurer 1985-1995
Sandra Blow 1978
Leonard Manasseh 1979
Eduardo Paolozzi 1979
David Tindle 1979
Peter Blake 1981 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2002-2004
William Bowyer 1981
Sonia Lawson 1982
Tom Phillips 1984
Trevor Dannatt 1983 Professor of Architecture 1988-1995
Michael Rothenstein 1983
Richard Rogers 1984
Philip Dowson 1985 President 1993-1999
Donald Hamilton Fraser 1985
Leslie Martin 1985
Ove Arup 1986
Allen Jones 1986
Michael Kenny 1986 Treasurer 1995-1999
Morris Kestelman 1986
Norman Ackroyd 1988
Eileen Agar 1988
Craigie Aitchison 1988
Phillip King 1988 Professor of Sculpture 1989-1999; President 1999-2004
Ann Christopher 1989
Lawrence Gowing 1989 Honorary Curator 1985-1991
Berthold Lubetkin 1989
Theo Crosby 1990
Ivor Abrahams 1991 Professor of Sculpture 2007-2010
Norman Ackroyd 1991 Professor of Printmaking
Diana Armfield 1991
Gillian Ayres 1991
John Bellany 1991
Edward Cullinan 1991
Kenneth Draper 1991
Norman Foster 1991
Paul Huxley 1991 Treasurer 2000-2014
David Hockney 1991
Ken Howard 1991 Professor of Perspective 2004-2012
John Hoyland 1991 Professor of Painting 1999–2010
Bill Jacklin 1991
Geoffrey Jellicoe 1991
R. B. Kitaj 1991
Paul Koralek 1991
Denys Lasdun 1991
Leonard McComb 1991 Keeper 1995–98
Dhruva Mistry 1991
Sidney Nolan 1991
James Stirling 1991
Joe Tilson 1991
Colin St John Wilson 1991
Terry Frost 1992
Michael Hopkins 1992
Brendan Neiland 1992 Keeper 1998-2004
Richard MacCormac 1993
Jennifer Durrant 1994
Nicholas Grimshaw 1994 President 2004 - 2011
Christopher Orr 1995 Treasurer 2014-2018
Flavia Irwin 1996
Christopher Le Brun 1996 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2000 - 2002; President 2011-present
Patrick Procktor 1996
Barbara Rae 1996
Eva Jiřičná 1997
Stephen Farthing 1998
David Mach 1998 Professor of Sculpture 2000-2007
Ian Ritchie 1998 Professor of Architecture 2004-2012
Anish Kapoor 1999
Alison Wilding 1999 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2018-Present
Maurice Cockrill 1999 Keeper 2004-2011
David Nash 1999
Will Alsop 2000
Gordon Benson 2000
Lynn Chadwick 2001
Eileen Cooper 2001 First female Keeper, 2011 - 2017
Piers Gough 2001 Professor of Architecture 2013-2017
Gary Hume 2001 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2004-2006
Richard Long 2001
Fiona Rae 2002 Professor of Painting 2011-2015
Peter Cook 2003
Antony Gormley 2003
Ian McKeever 2003
Anthony Caro 2004
Humphrey Ocean 2004 Professor of Perspective 2012-Present
Frank Bowling 2005
Zaha Hadid 2005
Lisa Milroy 2005
Basil Beattie 2006
Michael Craig-Martin 2006
David Remfry 2006 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2016–18
Chris Wilkinson 2006 Treasurer 2018-Present
Richard Wilson 2006 Professor of Sculpture 2011–15
David Chipperfield 2007
Tracey Emin 2007 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2011–13
Tony Bevan 2007
John Carter 2007
Jenny Saville 2007
Gillian Wearing 2007
Spencer de Grey 2008
Tacita Dean 2008
Michael Landy 2008 Eranda Professor of Drawing 2014–16
Cornelia Parker 2009
Tess Jaray 2010
Mali Morris 2010
Phyllida Barlow 2011
Anne Desmet 2011
Grayson Perry 2011
Ron Arad 2012
Thomas Heatherwick 2013
Chantal Joffe 2013 Professor of Painting 2018-Present
Emma Stibbon 2013
Conrad Shawcross 2013
Louisa Hutton 2014
Cathie Pilkington 2014 Professor of Sculpture 2015-Present
Rebecca Warren 2014
Rebecca Salter 2014 Keeper 2017-Present
Brian Catling 2015
Farshid Moussavi 2015 Professor of Architecture 2017-Present
Vanessa Jackson 2015
Roger Zogolovitch 2015 Honorary Surveyor
Sonia Boyce 2016
David Adjaye 2017
Gilbert & George 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Royal Academy of Arts Collections – Academicians. Royal Academy of Arts. Accessed August 2013.