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The New English Art Club (NEAC) Annual Open Exhibition 2016

Deadline: Friday 4 March 2016, 12 noon.

The NEAC seeks work which demonstrates excellence in both concept and draughtsmanship.

How to Submit
ALL work must be submitted online. Pre-selection from online entries will take place, after which successful artists will be invited to deliver their work to Mall Galleries, London, for final selection:

– Upload images of work at between Monday 30 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016, 12 noon [Note: Images must be in JPEG format and under 1MB]

– Check on Friday 11 March, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been pre-selected

– If pre-selected, deliver your work on Saturday 9 Apil, 10am – 5pm, to Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD

– Check on Tuesday 12 April, from 12 noon, to see if your work has been accepted to the exhibition

– If unaccepted, collect your work from Mall Galleries, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD on Thursday 14 April, 10am – 5pm

Important Dates
Online submission opens: Monday 30 November 2015, 12 noon

Online submission closes: Friday 4 March 2016, 12 noon

Pre-selection notification: Friday 11 March, 12 noon

Receiving Day (if pre-selected only): Saturday 9 April, 10am – 5pm

Acceptance notification: Tuesday 12 April, 12 noon

Collection of unaccepted work: Thursday 14 April, 10am – 5pm

Exhibition open: Thursday 16 June, 10am – 5pm

Exhibition closes: Saturday 25 June, 1pm

Collection of unsold work: Thursday 30 June, 10am – 5pm

Any artist over 18 may submit.

Acceptable media: Paintings, drawings, pastels, original framed prints. Sculpture is NOT admissible.

Submission fee: £15 per work (£10 per work for artists aged 35 or under)

Work must have been completed in the last two years and must not have been previously exhibited in London.

Maximum of six works submitted. Maximum of five works selected.

Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.

Minimum price: £300 (£120 for unframed prints).

Artists who are not resident in the UK but are resident in the EU are welcome to submit work. If your work is sold at the exhibition you have a responsibility to register and account for UK VAT with H.M. Revenue & Customs. Artists submitting work from outside the UK and EU must be registered BEFORE they submit online. Artists without a UK residence (known as ‘NETPs’ – non-established taxable persons) can find further details on ‘NETP’ status and how to register for VAT at, (HM Revenue & Customs Reference: Notice 700/1, Mar 2014) under the heading ‘Should I be registered for VAT?’ Please note: the registration process can take up to 4 weeks. Please address any questions you may have to the VAT Helpline on tel. no. 0845 010 9000 or, if your call is from outside the UK, +44 2920501 261.

Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post – Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 / Email:

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Prizes & Awards
There are many prizes and awards available to win, including:

The Zsuzsi Roboz Prize: Awarded by The Alfred Teddy Smith and Zsuzsi Roboz Art Trust – £5,000

The Doreen McIntosh Prize – £5,000

The Prize of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers – £200

The Dry Red Press Award: The winning work will be published as a greeting card in the Dry Red Press ‘Prize Winners’ range, with royalties from the sale of the cards going to the artist

The Winsor & Newton Award: Art materials to the value of £500, voted for by visitors to the exhibition.