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Royal Society of British Artists - Open Call

The RBA seeks submissions of work displaying the highest standards of skill, expression and concept of draughtsmanship.

Submissions are invited to the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition 2017 at Mall Galleries.

Any artist over 18 may submit.

Acceptable media: Any medium including sculpture and original prints.

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 to the artist under 35 for the best painting from life

Alfred Daniels Personal Favourite Award: Six prizes of £100 each

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

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

The Edward Wesson Award for Watercolour Painting: £100

Frinton Frames Award: £200 of pictures framed at Frinton Frames Bespoke handfinished picture frame makers

The Geoffrey Visis Memorial Award: £100

The Gordon Hulson Memorial Prize for Draughtsmanship, Variety & Exploration: £200

The John Ingram Memorial Prize for a Young Artist

The Marianne Von Werther Memorial Award

The Michael Harding Awards: Two awards of £500, and ten art sets

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

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

closing date

9. December 2016


Earlier Event: 5 December
Window Project