Final Selection for the New English Art Club has been announced.

The exhibition offers several prizes and awards, including the Chris Beetles Gallery Prize for Figurative Art of £2,500 (see 'Prizes & Awards' below).

The New English Art Club is an elected society of contemporary painters whose ethos resides in art informed by the visual world and personal interpretation.  


Important Dates

Exhibition open: Monday 7 December, 11am to 4pm

Exhibition closes: Wednesday 16 December, 4pm

Collection of unsold work: Friday 18 December, 10am to 5pm


Conditions

Eligibility

  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Paintings, drawings, pastels, original framed prints (excluding photography). Sculpture is NOT admissible.
  • Submission fee: £18 per work (or £12 per work for artists aged 35 or under), which includes Free Admission to the exhibition (normally £5).
  • Work must have been completed in the last two years and must not have been previously exhibited in London.
  • Maximum of six works submitted. Maximum of three works selected.
  • Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.
  • All work must be for sale.
  • Minimum price: £300 (£180 for framed prints, or £120 for unframed prints).
  • The price of works must include 45%+VAT commission.
  • Works that differ significantly from the photograph entered will not be exhibited.

Delivery & Collection

  • Packaging from delivered works cannot be retained and must be taken away at the point of delivery.
  • Paintings should be completely dry at the time of delivery.
  • We are unable to wrap works or provide wrapping materials for any works being returned.
  • Any work uncollected on the specified collection date/s will be stored at a separate location and the artist will be charged a storage fee.

Selection

  • The Selection Committee is formed of artist members of the New English Art Club.
  • 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 here.

Prizes & Awards (subject to final confirmation)

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

Chris Beetles Gallery Prize for Figurative Art: £2,500 for a non-member artist. Selected by Chris Beetles of Chris Beetles Gallery, St James's, London.

The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award: £2,000 for a drawing by an emerging artist aged 35 or under

The Bowyer Drawing Prize: £1,000

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

The Peter Ashley Framing Prize: Presented by The Artistic Framing Company: A bespoke handmade picture frame will be created for the winning artwork, to the value of £500

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