RBA Exhibition Dates for 2020

Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition 2020

Submission opens: Monday 30 September 2019, 12 noon
Submission closes: Friday 29 November, 12 noon
Pre-selection: Monday 2 December, 10am to 5pm
Pre-selection notification: Friday 6 December, 12 noon
Receiving Day: Saturday 11 January 2020, 10am to 5pm
Selection Day: Monday 13 January, 10am start
Acceptance notification: Tuesday 14 January, 12 noon
Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 16 January, 10am to 5pm
Hanging: Monday 17 February, 10am to 5pm
Private View: Wednesday 19 February, 11am to 8pm (speeches at 6pm)
Exhibition open: Thursday 20 February, 10am to 5pm
RBA Buffet: Saturday 22 February, 6:30pm start
Exhibition closes: Saturday 29 February, 5pm

Collection of unsold work: Thursday 5 March, 10am to 5pm

For full details on How To Exhibit 

RBA November/December News

George Large who spent many years living in Malta before relocating back to the UK, has 2 works in the Malta Maritime Museum in Birgu.  One of the works is:

“Fishermen at Marsaxlokk honour the hard-working fishermen and their beautiful characteristic Maltese boats”

George also has work in the Malta Heritage Centre in Malta

Cheryl Culver has been invited to show four works at Thompson’s Gallery Aldeburgh, Suffolk for their Christmas Show – two oils and two pastels.
The show is on from the 7th December to 5th January.

Cheryl has also been invited to show six works at the The Gallery, Holt, Norfolk, for their Christmas Show entitled ‘Elements’.
The exhibition opens Friday 15th November closes 24th December.

Susie Perring & Meg Dutton as Half Moon Printmakers showed work at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea from the 17th – 20th October

Richard Cook had a work accepted for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition this year which showed from the 17th to 22nd at the Mall Galleries before touring to Trowbridge 5th Oct to 9th November.
The exhibition can then be seen at:

The Guildford House Gallery
High Street, Guildford
Monday – Saturday 10am-4.45pm from 16th of November to 2nd of January

Richard also had a work accepted for the RSMA which showed at the Mall Galleries in October.

‘Folkestone Harbour’

‘Traditional Costume – Forbidden City’

Jon Pryke has been invited by Dry Red Press to have his work ‘Atlantic Surfers’ published as an RBA card:

‘Atlantic Surfers’

Robert E Wells had an interesting article printed in the September edition of the Sussex Life Magazine:

The full article can be seen here: http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=abf78446-296b-4ac7-8fdb-b0c078198234
And Robert also had work in Towner Art Gallery’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition
Peter Newsome’s glass sculpture “Interplay” was donated, by a patron, to The Royal Marsden Cancer hospital in Sutton.  The work can be seen close to the main entrance corridor:


“Interplay”

Sue Campion is showing a new body of work at her solo show in the TWENTY TWENTY Gallery in Ludlow:
4 Quality Square, Ludlow
Shropshire SY8 1AR

The gallery is open Tues-Sat, 10:30 – 4:30, from the 2nd until the 30th November

Jill Leman, who is also President of the RWS, is showing work in the
Royal Watercolour Society’s Autumn Exhibition The Art of Travel at:
The Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, SE1 9JH
Open daily 11am – 6pm until 9th November

Shanti Panchal, HonRBA has been showing his work in the Hayletts Gallery.  The exhibition is: “In colour and shades” PAINTINGS BY SHANTI PANCHAL and includes a number of new watercolours he has been working on over the last two or three years.

Shanti’s work can be seen at the Hayletts Gallery
Oakwood House
2 High Street
Maldon
Essex  CM9 5PJ
The gallery is open 10-5 Tues – Sat and the show ends on the 16th November

And once again some good news from Alex Wood  one of the RBA’s RISING STARS last year.  He writes:

“I’m over the moon as I recently heard that I have been awarded an Arts Council England“Developing Your Creative Practice” Full Award to create new bronze sculptures and other works. I’m soon exhibiting some of these new creations at Kunstmesse in Leipzig, Germany from 1-3 November.”

 

Call for Entry for 303rd Annual Exhibition in 2020

The Royal Society of British Artists seeks submissions of work displaying the highest standards of skill, expression and concept of draughtsmanship

The RBA invites painters, sculptors and printmakers to submit their work for consideration to be shown in the Society’s 303rd Annual Exhibition 2020
The President and Executive Committee of the Royal Society of British Artists invite painters, sculptors and printmakers to submit their work for consideration to be shown in the Society’s 303rd Annual Exhibition 2020. As well as skill and draughtsmanship, they will be looking for originality and creativity.
The exhibition offers prizes and awards, worth over £5,000 in total (see ‘Prizes & Awards’ below).
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How to Submit:

ALL work must be submitted online. Pre-selection from online entries will take place, after which pre-selected entries should be delivered to Mall Galleries, London, for final selection:

Upload images of work at mallgalleries.oess1.uk between Monday 30 September and Friday 29 November 2019, 12 noon [Note: Images must be in JPEG format and under 5MB]

Check mallgalleries.oess1.uk on Friday 6 December, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been pre-selected

If pre-selected, deliver your work on Saturday 11 January 2020, 10am to 5pm, to Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD

Check this page (mallgalleries.org.uk) on Tuesday 14 January, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been accepted to the exhibition

If unaccepted, collect your work from Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD on Thursday 16 January, 10am to 5pm

Important Dates:______________________

Submissions open: Monday 30 September 2019, 12 noon
Submissions close: Friday 29 November, 12 noon
Pre-selection notification: Friday 6 December, 12 noon
Receiving Day (if pre-selected only): Saturday 11 January 2020, 10am to 5pm
Acceptance notification: Tuesday 14 January, 12 noon
Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 16 January, 10am to 5pm*
Exhibition open: Thursday 20 February, 10am to 5pm
Exhibition closes: Saturday 29 February, 5pm
Collection of unsold work: Thursday 5 March, 10am to 5pm*
*Due to a shortage of storage space at the gallery, any work uncollected by 5pm will be removed and stored at a separate location for which artists will be charged a storage fee.

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Conditions
Eligibility

• Any artist over 18 may submit.
• Acceptable media: Any medium including sculpture and original prints.
• Submission fee: £18 per work (or £12 per work for artists aged 35 or under), which includes Free Admission to the exhibition (normally £4).
• Maximum of six works submitted.
• Maximum of four works selected.
• Work must not have been exhibited previously.
• Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.
• All work must be for sale. The price of works must include commission of 45%+VAT (please note that where foundry fees apply, foundry costs will be deducted before commission is calculated).
• Minimum price: £300 (framed prints: £180, unframed prints: £120 – buyers will not be charged for postage and packaging of unframed prints, so please ensure the price of unframed prints allows for this).

Delivery & Collection:

• Works should be delivered without any protective packaging as this cannot be retained.
• The gallery will not be responsible for wrapping works or providing wrapping materials for any works being returned.
• Paintings should be completely dry at the time of delivery.
Selection
• Please note that selectors’ decisions are final and we are unable to offer feedback.
International Entrants
• Artists from outside the UK may need to register for VAT, please check with HM Revenue and Customs: https://www.gov.uk
• Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post Art as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post Art – Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 / Email: info@picturepostcompany.co.uk
Terms & Conditions
• For full terms and conditions, click www.mallgalleries.org.uk
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Artists over 18, from the UK and beyond, are invited to submit works for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Society of British Artists at their Annual Exhibition 2020.
The Society welcomes works in any medium including painting, sculpture and original prints.

There are a number of prizes and awards available to win, worth over £5,000 in total, including The Michael Harding Awards: Two awards of Michael Harding art materials to the value of £500.

Enter your work now

Prizes & Awards (subject to final confirmation)

There are many prizes and awards available to win, including:
The de Laszlo Foundation Prize: The de Laszlo Medal for Excellence and £1,500 will be awarded for the best artwork from life by an artist aged 35 or under

The Winsor & Newton Painting Award: Art materials to the value of £500

The Peter Kelly Commemorative Award: £300

The Ronald Morgan Memorial Award: £250

The Patron’s Prize: £500

The Surgeon’s Prize: £500

The Michael Harding Awards: Two awards of £500 worth of Michael Harding art materials

The Gordon Hulson Memorial Prize: £250 for draughtsmanship, variety & exploration

Hahnemuhle Fine Art UK Award: A prize of artist paper, worth £250

The Stuart Southall Print Prize: £250

Frinton Frames Award: £200 of picture framing at Frinton Frames bespoke hand-finished picture frame makers

The Nathan David Award for Sculpture: £150

Acceptable media Any medium including painting, sculpture and original prints
Submission fee
£18 per work at the time of submitting (£12 per work for artists aged 35 or under).
Find out more:
www.mallgalleries.org.uk 

Image: Henry Jabbour Gaze Not into my Eyes (detail) Winner of The Davison Award for Oil Painting 2019