FPS is an artist-led and not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes artists to develop their work on their own terms. The group builds long-term relationships with artists and promotes the dialogue and exchange of ideas within the visual arts through annual exhibitions and events.
FPS was established in 1952 as a splinter group from the Institute of Contemporary Arts and its founding members featured many high profile and influential artists, including Roy Rasmussen, Lyall Watson and Maurice Jadot.
Today FPS represents up to 50 members at all stages of their career and aims to provide an environment where the artist is free to be individualistic and experimental. Whilst FPS has maintained its abstract roots, the group has evolved to accept styles and concepts from all fine art disciplines.