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Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th Exhibition
The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours seeks the best in contemporary watercolour and watermedia painting

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Key Dates


Submissions open: Monday 21 October 2019, 12 noon

Submissions close: Friday 3 January 2020, 12 noon

Pre-selection notification: Friday 10 January, 12 noon

Receiving Day (if pre-selected only): Saturday 8 February, 10am to 5pm

Acceptance notification: Tuesday 11 February, 12 noon

Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 13 February, 10am to 5pm*

Exhibition open: Thursday 2 April, 10am to 5pm**

Exhibition closes: Friday 17 April, 1pm

Collection of unsold work: Thursday 23 April, 10am to 5pm*

*Due to a shortage of storage space at the gallery, any work uncollected by 5pm will be removed and stored at a separate location for which artists will be charged a storage fee.

**Note that the exhibition is closed all day on Easter Sunday, 12 April


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.

Promotional Concession Prices.
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
Free Entry


Entry Information, Terms and Conditions


Eligibility

  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Watercolour or water-soluble mediums including watercolour, acrylic, ink or gouache (excluding water-soluble oils) painted on paper or paper based support.
  • Works must have been completed within the last two years and should not have been previously shown in London.
  • 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.
  • All paintings must be well presented, glazed and suitably framed (no metal or clips frames are permitted).
  • Works must not be larger than 2.4m high and 1.5m wide including the frame. The Council have the right to withdraw paintings that are over this limit.
  • All work must be for sale. Minimum price: £350.
  • The price of works must include 45%+VAT commission.

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.
  • 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 Institute.
  • Please note that selectors' decisions are final and we are unable to offer feedback.

International Entrants

  • Artists from outside the UK may need to register for VAT, please check with HM Revenue and Customs: https://www.gov.uk
  • Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post Art as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post Art - Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 /  Email: info@picturepostcompany.co.uk

Terms & Conditions


Agreement
By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that The Organisers reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise The Organisers To process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by The Organisers, The Gallery and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.


All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.


I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein.
 



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