Show your art at the RWA Annual Open Exhibition

RWA Open Exhibition 163

RWA © Alice Hendy

The Royal West of England Academy in Bristol is currently preparing one of my favourite cultural events – the RWA Annual Open Exhibition.

The Royal West of England Academy in Bristol is inviting submissions for its 168th Annual Open Exhibition. The exhibition will be on from 14th November 2020 until 7th March 2021, and your art can be a part of it! 

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

Artists of all ages and experience are invited to submit.

This year’s Prize Fund offers £8,550 in cash awards, including the Academy Prize (1st prize: £5,000; 2nd prize: £1,000), a £1,000 prize for artwork by a BAME artist, an £800 prize for a work on paper, (sponsored by Yvonne Crossley RWA and The Drawing Gallery), the £500 People’s Choice Prize voted for by exhibition visitors, and the £250 painting prize sponsored by Derek Balmer PPRWA

Applicants must enter online, submitting images using the Online Exhibition Submission System (OESS).

Find full details here of how to apply here. Good luck!

Read my review of the RWA Open Exhibition 166.