Summer Exhibition 2021

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Entries for the Summer Exhibition 2022 will open on Wednesday 19 January


Please see below an outline of the Entry process

If you would like a chance to see your work displayed in the world’s largest open-submission exhibition, this is the place to get started. Just follow our three simple steps:

1.  Create your account

Submitted in 2021? You should already have a Summer Exhibition account. Login to your account, or request a new password if you’ve forgotten.

First time entrant? Register now and we’ll send you a link to your new account.

2.  Pay your entry fee 

3.  Enter the details and upload images of your artwork

 

What happens next?

The first round of selection is made from digital images of artworks, from which the judges will shortlist up to 4,000 entries to be delivered to the Academy for the final round.

If you are successful in the first, digital round, we will notify you by email and ask you to deliver your artwork to the Royal Academy for the next round of selection.

You can also check the progress of your submission using your Summer Exhibition account whenever you like.

 

Cost and deadlines

The entry fee is non-refundable. If you choose to enter only one work, it won't be possible to add a second work at a later date.

You must pay your fee and submit your digital entry, including images of your artworks, by 23:59 (GMT) on Wednesday 2 March at the latest. We will not accept any late submissions.

 

Any questions?

If you have a question, first take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. If you can't find the answer to your question, get in touch

 

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Collection of Exhibited Works

Tuesday 11th January – Friday 28 January 2022

Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm and for one Saturday only on 29 January, 9am-4pm

 

2022 Timeline

Entry to the Summer Exhibition 2022 will open on Wednesday 19 January and close on Wednesday 2 March.

Further information will be posted towards the end of the year.

If you would like to find out about the submission process, please visit our FAQ section.

 

Office Hours

The Summer Exhibition Office is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. If you have a query regarding the submission process please see our FAQ above, or  Contact Us and we will respond within three working days. 

 

Helpful Links

Terms and Conditions of Entry

Instructions for Entering Work

Exhibition Schedule

Video Tutorial: How To Photograph Your Work

How to Photograph Your Work

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VAT Information - International Artists

Guide to Selling

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