Thursday, June 20, 2024

RBSA Summer Show

thu13jun(jun 13)10:30 amsun21jul(jul 21)5:00 pmRBSA Summer Show10:30 am - (July 21) 5:00 pm RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA Event Organized ByRBSA Gallery

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Following in an RBSA tradition that dates back to 1814, the RBSA Summer Show is an open call exhibition that welcomes submissions from artists working in any media. However, unlike that first exhibition which was only open to artists from within a 30-mile radius of the city, today the RBSA receives entries from artists based all around the world.
Artists are given the opportunity to showcase their work in Birmingham’s foremost contemporary art gallery and, for those exhibiting at the RBSA Gallery for the first time, it can signify the beginning of their journey with one of the oldest art societies in the country.
The RBSA Summer Show takes place over all three floors of the Gallery, making it our largest open call exhibition of the year. With almost 250 artworks on display, the Summer Show is a celebration of a wide variety of media and techniques showcasing work by artists of enormous talent.
This year’s exhibition will be selected by:

Simon Conolly RBSA
Ed Isaacs RBSA
John Scott Martin PPRBSA
Joan Sharma RBSA

Selection of work will be based on quality and interest.
The exhibition will be opened by Michael Harrison, the President of the Royal Society of British Artists.
The following prizes will be awarded:

First prize £500
Second prize £250
Up to six highly commended certificates will also be awarded

Prizes generously donated by Clive Beardsmore, Friend of the RBSA.
Private View: Wednesday 12 June 6.00 – 8.00pm
Artists’ Talk: Saturday 22 July 2.00 – 3.00pm

Featured image: Colin Kerrigan, Poised

The RBSA Gallery is open on: Tuesday – Saturday. Opening hours are 10.30am – 5.00pm. Plus Sunday (summer months) 11.00am – 4.00pm



June 13, 2024 10:30 am - July 21, 2024 5:00 pm


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4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA

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