Members and Associates 2017

23 November — 23 December 2017

About this exhibition

For over 200 years the diverse practices of the RBSAs Members and Associates have been displayed in this annual exhibition, including the work of those newly elected this year. With most works of art for sale, this exhibition is also a popular opportunity to find that unique Christmas gift.

Free associated events

Don't miss the 'Quick Portraits' event on Saturday 2 December and the demonstration by Marylane Barfield PP RBSA on Saturday 16 December.

+ Find out more about these events

Buy the art you love

We also offer an interest-free loan* on purchases to the value of £100 - £2,000 through Arts Council England’s ‘Own Art’ scheme. Enquire at the Gallery or click here for details. * Representative 0% APR

Call for entries - How to enter

Only RBSA Members and Associates can enter this exhibition.

The application pack is available to download from this page -  Click the download in the upper-right. The deadline to submit your entry form is Wednesday 8 November.

  1. Click the link on the top right to download the application pack or send a SAE to the Gallery. Please use Adobe® Reader® (free software) if completing the application pack on a computer.
  2. Read through all the terms and conditions in the application pack.
  3. Complete the entry form and exhibit labels.
  4. Return the entry form by the deadline stated in the application pack. We recommend that artists submitting their entry by e-mail do so several days before the deadline so there is time to deal with any technical difficulties. 

Call for entries - How to pay your entry fees

Please ensure that you follow the instructions provided and check your payment carefully.

  1. Check how many 2D or 3D works you are entering.
  2. If you are entering 2D works, select the 'Pay your entry fees now - 2D items' button below. If you are entering 3D works, select the 'Pay your entry fees now - 3D items' button below.
  3. By clicking the relevant button below, you will be taken to the PayPal payment portal.
  4. The price will be for one entry. Edit the quantity to match the number of works you are entering. This will update the price to the correct amount.
  5. Click the relevant checkout button. The yellow checkout button will take you to your PayPal account. The white button will take you to a guest account to pay using your card details.


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Troubleshooting download problems

Downloading files involves many variables and these may cause various problems. If you experience any issue when downloading the application pack please check the following to help you resolve the problem:

+ Is the latest (free) version of Adobe® Reader® installed on your computer?
+ Which browser are you using? We recommend Firefox.
+ Check that your computer settings allow you to download files.

If you are still unable to download the application pack after checking the above, please try to right click the link and choose 'Save link as'.

If none of the above enables you to download the application pack, please click here to contact us and we will be happy to send it to you via email.

* Except photography

Key Dates

  • Ground floor & Galleries 1 & 2
    23 November — 23 December 2017

    Annual showcase of artwork by our Members and Associates.