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The 136th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts - International Arts award
The Call for artists is now open!
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts is the annual Arts Award recently opened for entries in its 136th edition inviting all emerging and established artists from around the world to partecipate.
Founded in 1879, Arts Award Royal Ulster Academy of Arts is the largest and longest established body of practicing visual artists in Northern Ireland.
Now in its 136th year, The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, is the annual exhibition that remains one of the highlights of the Northern Ireland arts calendar.
This is an artist led organization which aims to celebrate, enrich and expand contemporary approaches to the visual arts.
The Exhibition showcases original works across the disciplines of the visual arts by emerging and established artists from around the world.
Artists can enter a maximum of three works in any medium. Submitted work must be for sale, with the exception of one portrait piece per artist.
All images upload ed through the Academy’s website must be JPEG in format with a maximum file size of 3MB and a minimum height of 800px.
Last year, the Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition attracted over 85,000 visitors.
This year the Annual Exhibition will be held at the Ulster Museum, Belfast from 6th October 2017 to 7th January 2018.
Entry fees are £15 per artwork for the first two works and £10 for the third work entered. Students are offered a reduced rate of £10 for the first two works entered and £7.50 for the third work.
Who can enter?
This competition is open to all emerging and established artists from around the world.
Over £7,000 in prize money will be awarded to exhibiting artists of merit. Independent adjudicator Arthur Watson PRSA, will select recipients of the Academy's gold, silver and bronze medal prizes. All other prizes will be awarded by the prize sponsors.
For all further informations about the The 136th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts visit the following official website: