Coronavirus update: Regretfully this event will not be taking place on 6 May 2020. We will contact all participants in the following days.
Wednesday–Sunday, 11am–3pm. FREE ADMISSION.
Exhibition Launch: Wednesday 6 May, 6.30pm–8.30pm. All welcome.
This spring the Friends of the RWA will be taking over Tetbury Goods Shed for their next exhibition.
If you enjoy the Annual Open Exhibition then this is very much for you: scores of artworks including paintings, drawings and prints will be free to browse.
The exhibition will feature around 100 wall-mounted works and all will be available to purchase.
Submit Your Art to the Friends' 2D Exhibition
If you would like to submit your art to the exhibition, make sure you are registered as a Friend of the RWA before Tuesday 14 April and fill out the exhibition entry form by 5pm on Wednesday 15 April 2020.
We expect that we will be able to hang up to 100 pieces in the show (though unfortunately we can display wall-mounted works only, so no sculpture or 3-D works requiring floor space).
The Goods Shed has a strong volunteer network, and we are anticipating plenty of Cotswold art enthusiasts and potential buyers to pop into the show! The Goods Shed takes a commission on art sales of just 25%.
All works will be subject to selection. This will take place on Sunday 26 April at the RWA in Bristol by three invited selectors managed by Academician Stephen Jacobson. The chosen works will then be transported to Tetbury on the morning of Monday 27 April. Hanging will take place on 27th and 28th April, ready for opening on Wednesday 29th April.
Please note: All works must be for sale. Friends can enter up to four artworks at a cost of £10 per entry (non-returnable). Entry fees will go towards supporting the work of the Friends of the RWA (charity number 1107149).
Entry form with payment deadline: 15 April 2020
Handing in of work at the RWA: Sunday 26 April – 9am-11am
Collection of non-selected work: Sunday 26 April – 2.30pm-4pm
Exhibition Launch: Wednesday 6 May – 6.30pm-8.30pm
Collection of unsold works from RWA: Tuesday 9 June – 11am – 2pm
Further information - Article on The Floating Circle, a blog managed by the Friends of the RWA.
Stewarding rota- Volunteers will be required for the Selection Day, Transporting artworks, the Hanging Days and weekend stewarding. Tetbury has a dedicated team of volunteers who will steward in the week. The Friends will need to steward at the weekends.