Pre-selection for the Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition has been announced.

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How to Submit

- Check http://mallgalleries.oess1.uk on Friday 22 March, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been pre-selected

- If pre-selected, deliver your work on Saturday 27 April, 10am to 5pm, to Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD

- Check mallgalleries.org.uk on Wednesday 1 May, 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 Friday 3 May, 10am to 5pm


Important Dates

Pre-selection notification: Friday 22 March, 12 noon [Log in to see if your work has been pre-selected]

Receiving Day (if pre-selected only): Saturday 27 April, 10am to 5pm

Acceptance notification: Wednesday 1 May, 12 noon

Collection of unaccepted work: Friday 3 May, 10am to 5pm

Exhibition open: Thursday 4 July, 10am to 5pm

Exhibition closes: Sunday 14 July, 1pm

Collection of unsold work: Thursday 18 July, 10am to 5pm


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).

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 here.

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 and £1,500 will be awarded for the best artwork from life by an artist aged 35 or under

The Nathan David Award for Sculpture: £150

The Stuart Southall Print Prize: £250

The Patron's Prize: £500

The LARA Prize for a Young Artist: Short course at London or Bristol

The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award: £50

The Artist Magazine Award: The winner will be interviewed in The Artist magazine, print and digital editions

The Davison Award for Oil Painting: £100

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

Frinton Frames Award: £200 of picture framing at Frinton Frames bespoke handfinished picture frame makers

The Geoffrey Vivis Memorial Award: £100

The Gordon Hulson Memorial Prize: £200 for draughtsmanship, variety & exploration

The Michael Harding Awards: Two awards of £500 worth of Michael Harding art materials, and 10 painting starter sets

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

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