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See this annual exhibition showcasing the best of the region's artistic talent.
This highly popular exhibition showcases the best of the region's artistic talent. Any artist aged 18 or over can submit work for possible selection. The Society was founded in 1904 with 26 members. It has grown over the years to a membership of around 120 diverse, talented artists. Many distinguished 20th-century painters have exhibited with the Society including Walter Sickert, Patrick Heron, Mary Fedden and Howard Hodgkin.
The annual exhibition, which is open to non-members, attracts up to 1,000 entries and 13,000 visitors, with sales doubling in the last few years. The prizes on offer total more than £3,000 and include the main prize of £1,000 and a young artist prize of £250. During the exhibition members of the public can vote for their favourite artwork, with the winner receiving £500.
To enter, artists must submit their work at the Victoria Art Gallery on Saturday 13 May between 10am and 3.30pm. Exhibits may be paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints or mixed media. Digital prints and collaborative artworks can be submitted. No photography or Giclée reproductions will be accepted.
For more details please visit www.bsartists.co.uk
Category: Arts | Visual Arts | Galleries / Art.
Sub-Categories: Exhibitions | Lifestyle, Arts, Leisure.