Call for Entries 2015

May 22, 2015

The Royal Ulster Academy’s 134th Annual Exhibition will take place at the Ulster Museum, Belfast from the 16th October 2015 – 3rd January 2016. With over 80,000 visitors, this long standing event aims to celebrate, enrich and expand contemporary approaches to the visual arts.

The Annual Exhibition showcases works by members of the Academy and works selected through open submission and by invitation.

Artists applying through the open submission process can enter a maximum of three works in any medium online, by 17th June 2015. From these entries the Selection Panel will draw up a shortlist of works for delivery to the Academy. The Annual Exhibition will be selected from these shortlisted works.

To enter the exhibition please visit: www.royalulsteracademy.org/annual–exhibition

Over £7,000 in prize money will be awarded to exhibiting artists of merit. Prizes include The Young Artist Prize, Portrait Prize, Printmaking Prize and the Royal Ulster Academy President’s Prize for a full–time student. Call for entries

 

 

Colin Davidson

Colin Davidson is a contemporary artist, living and working near Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Since graduating with a first class honours degree from the Art and Design Faculty at the University of Ulster in 1991, Colin Davidson has exhibited extensively in London, New York, Milan and across Ireland. He has been shown regularly at the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, where he has twice won awards, and has been an Academician of the Royal Ulster Academy since 2006, having won the R.U.A. Gold Medal three times and the Silver Medal twice.

Colin Davidson’s work is in public and corporate collections across Ireland, including the Arts Council for Northern Ireland, the BBC, the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Limerick, the Office of Public Works Collection, Ireland, the Law Society of Ireland and Queen’s University, Belfast. A selection of portraits of writers and actors from Colin’s latest body of work is presently on display in the newly-reopened Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

Artist Works

Sir Kenneth Branagh

Graphite, crayon and pastel on paper

122 x 112

Sir Kenneth Branagh

Graphite, crayon and pastel on paper

122 x 112