The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

Exhibition Details

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
137th Open Annual Winter Exhibition

Entry Deadline: 31 October 2017 Midnight

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Key Dates

Open For Entry: 1st Sept 2017
Entry Deadline: 31 October 2017, Midnight.
Selection Notification: by 30th November 2017
Artwork Delivery: 21st January 2017, 12.30 – 4.30pm.

Private View: by invitation only: Sunday 4th Feb 2018  2 – 4pm
Exhibition Open To Public: Monday 5 Feb – Thursday 8th March .Daily 10am - 5pm
Collection of unsold work: Sat 10th March, 10.30-4.30


Entry Pricing

Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 2
First or Single Entry Price: £10
Additional Entries: £10 per artwork up to 2 artworks.

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information

The 137th Open Annual Winter Exhibition
The Lower Galleries, The Royal Scottish Academy Building, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 EL.

Travel Award to an artist under the age of 30 on 29 December.  See website for other Awards.

Submissions of work are invited from visual artists working in waterbased paint on paper and is open to Non-Members: 

2 works can be entered:

  • 1 up to 48” x 48” including frame (122 cm)
  • 1 up to 24” x 24” including frame (61 cm)

Hanging Fee
£20 per work, invoiced once content of exhibition is known.

Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. Commission is charged by the gallery at 40%. It will be assumed that the sale price includes the cost of any frame and our commission. Please allow for these points when pricing your work. Prices should include VAT if applicable. If you are VAT registered please provide a VAT number in the box provided. The RSW is not VAT registered.

All communication will be by email. Successful applicants will be notified by email and must respond within one week, giving postal address, to confirm participation. Failure to do so could result in work being withdrawn from the exhibition.

The Selection Committee will select the works for the exhibition. The Selectors will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Artists are responsible for insuring their own work. All works accepted for exhibition will be displayed entirely at the artists' risk and organisers and the gallery will not accept liability for loss or damage occurring during the exhibition.

Delivery and Collection
Artists are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work at the Gallery.

The Lower Galleries, 
The Royal Scottish Academy Building,
The Mound, 
Edinburgh EH2 EL

Artwork Delivery: 21st January 2018, 12.30 – 4pm.

All packaging materials must be removed after delivery (no gallery storage is available for this) and brought back at collection. If you are applying from overseas please consider how you will get your work to and from the exhibition at the required times.
Work not collected at the stated times will be removed from the gallery, be subject to a daily charge of £10 and will be disposed of after one week.

By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that The Organisers reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise The Organisers To process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by The Organisers, The Gallery and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.
I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein

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