The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

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14 May – 23 July 2019

This is an exhibition of paintings by Associate Alpine Club member Simon Pierse. The work ranges from large, glazed paintings of Australian and Arizonan rock formations to small 4” x 6” sketchbook studies, painted on an expedition to West Greenland and Baffin Island with the Scott Polar Research Institute in September 2018. Simon Pierse is a member of the Royal Watercolour Society, an honorary member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

There will be an exhibition opening on the lecture night of Tuesday 14 May at 6.00pm.

To find out more about Simon’s work and view an on-line catalogue, visit:  or contact the artist: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Icebergs with light dancing off the water


Zodiacs in Ilulissat Bay