Final Selection for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 205th Exhibition has been announced.

 

Accepted Works

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If your registration numbers are not listed, your work has not been accepted on this occasion.

Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 16 February 2017, 10am to 5pm


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 registrationmallgalleries.org.uk between Monday 3 October 2016 and Friday 6 January 2017, 12 noon [Note: Images must be in JPEG format and under 5MB]

- Check registrationmallgalleries.org.uk on Friday 13 January, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been pre-selected

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

- Check mallgalleries.org.uk on Tuesday 14 February, 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 February, 10am - 5pm


Important Dates

 

Acceptance notification: Tuesday 14 February, 12 noon

Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 16 February, 10am - 5pm

Exhibition open: Thursday 6 April, 10am - 5pm (closed all day on Easter Sunday, 16 April)

Exhibition closes: Saturday 22 April, 1pm

Unsold collection: Thursday 27 April, 10am - 5pm


Conditions

Any artist over 18 may submit.

Acceptable media: Watercolour or water-soluble mediums, including watercolour, acrylic, ink or gouache (with the exception of water-soluble oils) painted on paper or paper based support.

Submission fee: £15 per work payable at the time of submitting (£10 per work for artists aged 35 or under).

Maximum of six works submitted.

Maximum of four works selected.

Paintings must be framed in a light coloured mount under glass.

Works should not be larger than 2.4m high and 1.5m wide.

All work must be for sale. Minimum price: £450.

Artists who are not resident in the UK but are resident in the EU are welcome to submit work. If your work is sold at the exhibition you have a responsibility to register and account for UK VAT with H.M. Revenue & Customs. Artists submitting work from outside the UK and EU must be registered BEFORE they submit online. Artists without a UK residence (known as 'NETPs' - non-established taxable persons) can find further details on 'NETP' status and how to register for VAT at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk, (HM Revenue & Customs Reference: Notice 700/1, Mar 2014) under the heading 'Should I be registered for VAT?' Please note: the registration process can take up to 4 weeks. Please address any questions you may have to the VAT Helpline on tel. no. 0300 200 3700 or Outside UK: +44 2920 501 261.

Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post - Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 /  Email: info@picturepostcompany.co.uk

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Prizes & Awards

There are many prizes and awards available to win, including:

The Leathersellers' Prize: £1,000 awarded by The Worshipful Company of Leathersellers to an artist aged between 18 and 30 years old

The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award: A certificate of commendation for an outstanding work chosen by the art critic and broadcaster Anthony J Lester

The Cass Art Prize: A prize of £200 of art supplies from Cass Art, awarded to a work demonstrating the most innovative use of colour

The Debra Manifold Memorial Award: Presented by the Linda Blackstone Gallery, an award for the most innovative work in the exhibition

The Dry Red Press Award: The winning work will be published as a greeting card in the Dry Red Press 'Prize Winners' range, with royalties from the sale of the cards going to the artist

The Escoda Barcelona Award: A set of Escoda's finest brushes for an outstanding landscape painting

The Frank Herring Easel Award: An easel presented for an outstanding work in the exhibition by Frank Herring & Sons

The John Purcell Paper Prize: Paper to the value of £100 awarded to a work chosen by John Purcell

The Matt Bruce RI Memorial Award: An award of £500 for what is considered the most outstanding use of light and colour in a watercolour

The Schmincke Award: A Schmincke watercolour set awarded to a work judged to be outstanding

NEW The Neil Meacher RI Watercolour Award: An award of £250 for an outstanding watercolour

NEW Megan Fitzoliver Brush Award - a trophy, named The Pipe Fish, awarded for a work that most inspires a connection with the Natural World

NEW The James Fletcher-Watson RI Memorial Award: £500 for an outstanding pure watercolour in the exhibition.

 

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