135th ANNUAL EXHIBITION NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES

April 22, 2016

This year’s Annual Exhibition will be held at the Ulster Museum, Belfast from 14th October 2016 to 8th January 2017 and will once again be sponsored generously by KPMG, the leading Accounting and Professional Advisory Firm. The exhibition will showcase original works across the disciplines of the visual arts by emerging and established artists. Over £7,000 in prize money will be awarded to exhibiting artists of merit. Independent adjudicator CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN RA, will select recipients of the Academy’s gold, silver and bronze medal prizes. All other prizes will be awarded by the prize sponsors.

Entry to the exhibition includes an online short–listing process. Artists can enter a maximum of 3 works in any medium, by midnight on Wednesday 15th June 2016 (GMT+1). Submitted work must be for sale, with the exception of one portrait piece per artist.

Before entering the exhibition please read the ‘CONDITIONS OF ENTRY‘ carefully.

 

 

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