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ROYAL WEST OF ENGLAND ACADEMY 168TH ANNUAL OPEN EXHIBITION


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Due to Covid-19, the number of people entering the building is currently restricted. Tickets are bookable in slots every half an hour and we advise that you allow between 1 and 2 hours to view the exhibition.
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From Free to £7.95
Address

Royal West of England Academy, Queen’s Road, Clifton , Bristol BS8 1PX

Email
info@rwa.org.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)117 973 5129

The RWA's renowned Annual Open Exhibition returns for its 168th year with a stunning variety of work from emerging and established artists. This year 1833 artists submitted 3566 works of art. This is a record number.

This year's Annual Open will include work by our invited artists Rebecca Salter PRA and Frank Bowling OBE RA as well as the RWA Academicians. 

This dynamic and varied exhibition invites painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation and mixed media submissions and is a showcase of some of the most exciting artists from across the country and beyond. 

All work is for sale, making the Annual Open a perfect opportunity to discover new artists or invest in well-known names.  

Christy Symington MRSS is exhibiting her selected sculpture 'Head Inspired By BASQUIAT' (Ed of 5) Bronze, old scaffolding, wood stain, paint. Basquiat would have turned 60 this year on 22 December 2020.

Sculpture 'Head Inspired By BASQUIAT' Bronze, old scaffold, wood stain, paint (Ed of 5) by Christy Symington MRSS