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The Royal Society of British Artists Call For Entries

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Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Society of British Artists at their Annual Exhibition 2022.

The Royal Society of British Artists invites painters, sculptors and printmakers to submit their work for consideration to be shown in the Society’s Annual Exhibition 2022. As well as skill and draughtsmanship, they will be looking for originality and creativity. This presents the opportunity to exhibit your work at a prestigious London gallery alongside well-established artists and have your work seen by thousands of visitors, including buyers and collectors.

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

Eligibility

  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Any medium including painting, sculpture and original prints.
  • Submission fee: £20 per work (or £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under).
  • 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).
Prize summary: 
The exhibition offers several prizes and awards, worth over £5,000, open to all participating artists.
Prizes Details: 

There are many prizes and awards available to win, including cash prizes, product prizes and publication prizes (subject to final confirmation). 

Previous prizes have included:

  • 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 Artist Magazine Award: The winner will be interviewed in The Artist magazine, print and digital editions
  • 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: £250 for draughtsmanship, variety & exploration
  • Hahnemuhle Fine Art UK Award: A prize of artist paper, worth £250
  • The John Lynn Commemorative Award for a Young Artist: £500
  • The Michael Harding Awards: Two awards of £500 worth of Michael Harding art materials, and 10 painting starter sets
  • Nathan David Award for Sculpture: £150
  • The Peter Kelly Commemorative Prize: £300
  • The Ronald Morgan Memorial Award: £250
  • The Stuart Southall Print Prize: £250
  • The Surgeon's Prize: £500
  • The Winsor & Newton Painting Award: Art materials to the value of £500
Deadline: 
12/10/2021

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Fee Detail: 
£20 per work (or £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under).
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Open Call for Submissions to Marvelous Art Magazine November Issue No : 19

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Marvelous Art Magazine is now accepting art and writing submissions for our November(19th Issue) from October 14th, until November 13th 2021. It will be published on our website on November 15th. And we will promote all participation artists on Instagram and our Website for one month. This Issue asks writers and artists to create works that examine their Artworks.

You can see our September Issue from here :

http://marvelousartgallery.com/#marvelous_art_magazine_0_169890

Artists are welcome to submit works in any medium: painting, drawing, writing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, textile, installation, mixed media, digital, film (only jpg + link to video) etc. All visual art mediums are welcome.

Visual Art Guidelines :

We will accept art in JPEG, PNG or TIFF formats.

Written Guidelines :

We accept submissions in DOC, DOCX, and RTF formats.

For poetry, up to four poems, one per page.

Deadline: 
11/13/2021

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Derwent Art Prize 2022 - Now Calling for Entries

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Created in 2012 by Derwent, the fine art brand internationally renowned for its high-quality pencils, the Derwent Art Prize rewards excellence in contemporary graphic art. 

The Prize invites artists to submit the very best 2D and 3D artworks created in any pencil, including colour, water soluble, pastel, graphite and charcoal pencils.

Approximately 80 artworks will be selected for a show at gallery@oxo in London from 24th February to 6th March 2022.

Prizes totalling over £12,500 will be awarded in a private awards ceremony on the opening night of the exhibition.

Key Dates

Tuesday 4 January 2022: Deadline for entries

Monday 17 January 2022: Artists notified of selectors’ decision

Wednesday 23 February 2022: Private View and Announcement of the Winners

Thursday 24 February 2022: Exhibition opens to the public at gallery@oxo

Sunday 6 March 2022: Exhibition closes

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Prizes

First Prize: £4,000 plus a year’s supply of Derwent products

Second Prize: £2,000

Young Artist First Prize (for artists under 25 years): £4,000 

Young Artist Second Prize (for artists under 25 years): £2,000

People’s Choice Award: £500

Deadline: 
01/04/2022

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£15 for the first work and £5 for each subsequent work. For artists aged 25 or younger: £5 for each work.
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The UK Coloured Pencil Society Announces 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition

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The UK Coloured Pencil Society (UKCPS) has promoted coloured pencils as a fine art medium, supported artists who use them, and championed the art of drawing for 20 years.

To celebrate this milestone year, members of the UKCPS invited creatives from around the world to exhibit alongside them in their 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition.

The exhibition will be open from Thursday 14 to Sunday 24 October at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, every day from 11am to 6pm and will be free to visit. 

The prizes will include the Best Picture Award, worth £1,000, the Runner Up, £500, and the Colored Pencil Society of America Award for Excellence, $500.

Alongside the main exhibition of 250 shortlisted works, the UKCPS will be presenting 2020 Reframed, a selection of artworks that qualified for their 2020 Open Exhibition, but were never before exhibited in person due to the pandemic.

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OPEN CALL: Food, futures & biodiversity

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In this shifting world, communities return to the land, seek refuge in the environment and sustenance in nature, and Art Gene takes up residence on our outside project space, Allotment Soup.

Extreme Views – Food, futures & biodiversity will create an engaged art and environmental experience in the landscape.

Residency period 1 - 14th November 2021. 

Fee £2,400 for 12 days in residence. 

Artists are invited to Barrow-in-Furness for an intensive, collaborative 2 week residency to develop an ‘exhibition in the outdoors’, engaging with locals, creating interventions, provocations, and working with and around challenging issues for these extreme times.

In the final weekend the artists as guides will welcome the local community, to share the experience and add to the conversation, in a programme of open free events. 

The 2 week residency coincides with COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference hosted in Glasgow. We hope artists will respond to this occasion, to investigate how artists can engage with, and affect meaningful and urgent change in how we use and relate to our climate.

The residency will extend Art Gene’s current programme Extreme Views, to explore the pressing issues impacting on local people, place and biodiversity as we step out into the new normal.

As Lead Artist in Residence, Owen Griffiths, alongside Art Gene’s Artist/Directors Maddi Nicholson & Stuart Bastik, will support the 3 Artists in Residence throughout. Owen has been Extreme Views Artist in Residence with Art Gene since 2019, creating the online Extreme Views: Armchair Walks, and digital green space mapping. 

Read Owen’s full artist brief, and find full details, on our website.

Deadline: 
09/20/2021

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£2,400 12 days in residence
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Open Call for Artists, COP26 Green Zone Exhibition, WaterAid

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We are inviting artists to submit proposals for a visually arresting exhibition to be presented in WaterAid’s exhibition space at COP26 (Glasgow), responding to the theme of ‘The climate change and water story, as told by youth’. We believe it is essential to engage young people on issues relating to the future of their planet and to use our platforms to further amplify their voices.

You will be required to design a set of workshops that WaterAid will be running with young people in October to capture their responses to the water and climate theme. The exhibition must in some way incorporate the outputs of these workshops. We are also looking for the exhibition to drive further understanding through participation – we are interested to hear your ideas around how people could interact with the exhibition either physically on the day, or through a digital element. This is also something WaterAid are happy to work with you on and develop together once the concept is formed.

Our ambition is for the exhibition to provoke dialogues that deepen awareness and understanding of the links between water and the climate crisis. We hope that a powerful presentation that foregrounds youth voices will inspire attendees to continue the conversation beyond COP.

There will be many organisations exhibiting at COP26 with similar climate messaging – we need to cut through the noise with something unique and attention grabbing.

Water is not always seen as linked to climate change, so we need to deliver that message in a clear and effective way that positions WaterAid as a significant and relevant actor in the climate space.

Expressions of interest no longer than 1 sheet of A4

We are interested in hearing about similar projects you have worked on or are currently working on, specifically to do with climate change and/or work involving working with young people.

Deadline: 
09/12/2021

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