Bristol Photo Festival: RWA Photography Open Exhibition, RWA

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As part of Bristol Photo Festival, a major citywide Festival of Photography taking place across Bristol in 2021, the RWA presents an open submission photography exhibition that will fill our main galleries. 

Artists wishing to take part in the RWA Photography Open Exhibition can apply from Monday 4 January 2021 to Monday 22 February 2021. Subscribe to our newsletter to be notified when submissions open.

This exhibition runs parallel with a second exhibition, Jem Southam: A Bend In The River. Your ticket includes entry to both exhibitions.

The RWA Open Photography Exhibition focuses on artists and photographers who create series of photographs.

Submissions for this exhibition are invited from all artists who create photographic series or explore the nature of photography in a series of work. Those who use photography to inform their sculpture, installation, architecture or other artistic practice are also encouraged to enter the exhibition. Artists of all ages and experience are welcome to submit. There is no theme however, submitted works must be part of a series of a minimum of three pieces. Submissions must have been created no more than three years ago and must be for sale. All entries are subject to selection and a fee for entry applies. To be first to know when submissions open please subscribe to our newsletter.