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Exhibition Details

Royal Society of British Artists
Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2023
Painters, sculptors and printmakers are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Society of British Artists at their 200th Anniversary Exhibition.

Key Dates

Submissions close: Friday 6 January 2023, 12 noon [NOTE THE EXTENDED DEADLINE] 

Notification of selection: Friday 13 January, 12 noon

Receiving Day (if selected): Saturday 11 February, 10am to 5pm

Private View (invite only): Wednesday 1 March, 12 noon to 9pm, official opening at 7pm

Exhibition opens: Thursday 2 March, 10am to 5pm daily

Exhibition closes: Saturday 11 March, 5pm

Collection of unsold work: Wednesday 15 March and Thursday 16 March, 10am to 5pm

Entry Pricing

Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £20
Additional Entries: £20 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Concession Price for Artists Under 36
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £14
Additional Entries: £14 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Promotional Concession Prices.
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
Free Entry

Entry Information, Terms and Conditions


  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Painting, sculpture, drawing and original prints.
  • Submission fee: £20 per work (or £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under).
  • Maximum of six works submitted.
  • Maximum of four works selected.
  • Work must not have been exhibited previously in London.
  • Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.
  • All work must be for sale. The price of works must include commission of 45%+VAT (please note that where foundry fees apply, foundry costs will be deducted before commission is calculated).
  • Minimum price: £300 (framed prints: £180, unframed prints: £120 - buyers will not be charged for postage and packaging of unframed prints, so please ensure the price of unframed prints allows for this).

Delivery & Collection

  • The gallery will not retain any protective packaging upon arrival.
  • The gallery will not be responsible for wrapping works or providing wrapping materials for any works being returned/collected from the gallery.
  • Paintings should be completely dry at the time of delivery.


  • There is a single stage selection process for the 2023 exhibition. All artworks will be judged virtually after submissions close. 
  • If selected artworks arrive damaged, with unacceptable framing, or size discrepancies from the original submission, these will be rejected.
  • All rejected artworks will need to be collected from Mall Galleries by the artist at their expense.
  • 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: 07833 450788 /  Email: info@picturepostcompany.co.uk

Terms & Conditions

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