Royal Society Of British Artists Open Call

Opportunity type:  Open Call

For:  Artists

Deadline: 10/01/24

Rewards:  Up to £10,000 + exhibition + publication  + more

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The RBA was formed in 1823 and they have 200 years of experience in selecting and promoting the best artistic talent. You can trust their Selection Panel to choose quality, no matter the style or medium of the work. Art is many-faceted and exciting so, if selected, you will be included in an eclectic show which always has a wonderful buzz and will make you proud to be part of it.


The RBA offers many prizes and awards, including:

The Huaicun Zhang Award 2024: £10,000 prize donated by Huaicun Zhang Hon RBA for her choice of outstanding work in the exhibition

The de Laszlo Foundation Prize: The de Laszlo Medal for Excellence and £2,000 awarded to an artist aged 35 or under for the best work from life

Whistler Award, sponsored by Huaicun Zhang Hon RBA: £3,000

The Artist Magazine Award: The winner will be featured in The Artist

The Dry Red Press Award: Work published as a greeting card

Frinton Frames Award: £200 for picture framing at Frinton Frames

The Geoffrey Vivis Memorial Award: £100

The Gordon Hulson Memorial Prize: A prize of £250 for draughtsmanship, variety and exploration

Hahnemuhle Fine Art UK Award: A prize of £250 worth of artist’s paper

The John Lynn Commemorative Award for a Young Artist: £500

The Michael Harding Awards: Two prizes of £500 worth of art materials

Nathan David Award for Sculpture: £150

The Peter Kelly Commemorative Prize: £300

The Ronald Morgan Memorial Award: £250

The Stuart Southall Print Prize: £250

The Surgeon’s Prize: £500

The Winsor & Newton Painting Award: Art materials to the value of £500

The President’s Award: £100

The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award: A prize of £50, plus a certificate of commendation for an outstanding work chosen by the art critic and broadcaster Anthony J Lester


18 years and above.

Entry Fee

£20 per work for standard entries and £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under.

How to Apply

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All questions regarding this open call should be sent to



Jan 10 2024

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