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Royal Institute of Oil Painters
Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2018
The ROI seeks work in oils and is the only national art society devoted exclusively to oil painting.

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Key Dates


Submission opens: Monday 14 May, 12 noon

Submission closes: Friday 17 August, 12 noon

Pre-selection notification: Friday 24 August, 12 noon [Log in to see if your work has been pre-selected]

Receiving Day (if pre-selected only): Saturday 29 September, 10am to 5pm

Acceptance notification: Wednesday 3 October, 12 noon

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

Exhibition open: Wednesday 28 November, 10am - 5pm

Exhibition closes: Sunday 9 December, 1pm

Collection of unsold work: Thursday 13 December, 10am to 5pm


Entry Pricing


Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £18
Additional Entries: £18 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Concession Price for Artists Under 36
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £12
Additional Entries: £12 per artwork up to 6 artworks.


Entry Information, Terms and Conditions


Conditions

Eligibility

  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Oils. Acrylic and water soluble oil paint is acceptable if it is framed as an oil, so as not to spoil the general appearance of the exhibition. Glazing or wide mounts between painting and frame, as in watercolours, are not acceptable.
  • 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 have been completed in the last three years and not been exhibited in London previously.
  • All work must be for sale, including 45%+VAT commission. Minimum sale price: £300. 
  • Works must be framed for final selection.
  • Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.

Delivery & Collection

  • Packaging from delivered works cannot be retained and must be taken away at the point of delivery.
  • We are unable to wrap works or provide wrapping materials for any works being returned.
  • Paintings should be completely dry at the time of delivery.
  • Any work uncollected on the specified collection date/s will be stored at a separate location and the artist will be charged a storage fee.

Selection

  • The Selection Committee is formed of artist members of the Society and is rotated annually.
  • Selectors' decisions are final and we are unable to offer feedback.

International Entrants

  • Artists who are not resident in the UK but are resident in the EU or elsewhere are welcome to submit work. If your work is sold at the exhibition you have a responsibility to register and account for UK VAT with H.M. Revenue & Customs. Artists without a UK residence (known as 'NETPs' - non-established taxable persons) can find further details on 'NETP' status and how to register for VAT at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk, (HM Revenue & Customs Reference: Notice 700/1, Mar 2014) under the heading 'Should I be registered for VAT?' Please note: the registration process can take up to 4 weeks. Please address any questions you may have to the VAT Helpline on tel. no. 0300 200 3700 or Outside UK: +44 2920 501 261.
  • Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post - Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 /  Email: info@picturepostcompany.co.uk

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