With four exhibitions, one Call for Entries deadline, one Open Exhibition opening for submissions, and the Final Selection for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize announced it's looking to be a busy November at Mall Galleries.

Call for Entries

Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Open for Submissions: 2 November

Submissions are invited to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2016 at Mall Galleries. The RP seeks submissions of new and traditional artistic models and perspectives in portraiture. 
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Pastel Society

Deadline for submissions: 6 November 

The Pastel Society seeks the best in contemporary dry media, combining traditional skills with creative originality. It is a registered charity, founded in 1898, widely recognised for its success in promoting and encouraging the use of pastel within the contemporary art world.

If you would like to see the work that impressed the selectors last year you can see the 2015 Prize Winners here and Look Again at the 2015 Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Look Again.

If you are submitting, or have already submitted work, please remember to check registrationmallgalleries.org.uk after Noon on Friday 13 November to see if you have been pre-selected. 

The Columbia Threadneedle Prize

Final Selection Announced: Thursday 26 November

If you have been pre-selected for The Columbia Threadneedle Prize you will need to deliver your work to Mall Galleries on Saturday 21 November, between 10am to 5pm. 

Final Selection for the exhibition, will be announced at Noon on Thursday 26 November on The Columbia Threadneedle Prize website



The Natural Eye 2015

Until November 8

Dafilia Scott SWLA, Swifts over the Fen

The Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition moves in to its second week after a fantastic first week. The exhibition shows a range of contemporary work from both members and non-members which celebrates the wild whether it is close to home or further afield. 

If you can't make it to Mall Galleries to see the exhibition over 75% of the works are available to Browse and Buy here

Admission to the exhibition is £3 (£2.50 concessions) or free to Friends of Mall Galleries

The ING Discerning Eye

12 to 22 November

Emma Copley, The June field at sunset (detail)

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition is a show of small works independently selected by six prominent figures from the art world: two artists, two collectors and two critics. 

For more information on the ING Discerning Eye please visit their website.

Admission Free. 

New Travel Inspired Paintings by Patrick Gibbs

24 to 28 November

Patrick Gibbs’ work is often inspired by his travels, and this exhibition will include paintings from trips to Brazil, Burma, Cuba, Morocco, Mozambique and Sri Lanka.

See Patrick's website for more information. 
Admission Free

Atelier: the Art of Representation

30 November to 4 December

November comes to a close with an exhibition influenced by the Atelier Method of instruction. LARA's philosophy is summarised as a belief in the relevance of discipline in art, which could best be described as the grammar of drawing.  This carefully structured approach offers a solid framework within which to develop vision and creativity.

Visit their website for more information on LARA and the exhibition.