Society of Women Artists

Exhibition Details

Society of Women Artists
159th Online Open Exhibition (SWA Members Only)

A Platform for Outstanding Artists

The SWA seeks works of the highest standard within its specific field. The SWA continues to promote female artists and prides itself on the very diverse nature of the work shown during our Annual Open Exhibition from both our non-members and our members.

Entry Deadline: 01 September 2020 Midnight

Key Dates

Artist Entry Dates
Open for Entry: 1st July 2020
Entry Deadline Date: 1st September 2020
Entry Deadline Time: Midnight

Selection Dates
Final Selection Notification: 7th September 2020

Exhibition Dates

Preview Evening: 22nd September 2020
Private View:  TBC
Exhibition Open to Public:  22nd September 2020

Closing Date: TBC


Entry Pricing

Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £2.00
Additional Entries: £2.00 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information
The exhibition will be held Online

Online Submissions close:1st September
Notification of Final results of selection: 7th September
Preview Evening: NA
Private View: NA
Exhibition Open: TBC, closing TBC

No more than 4 works will be hung. To indicate you would like to be considered for membership please submit 6 works *(Membership application yet to be confirmed for 2020).
TBC - All work must be for sale. Minimum price: £350. £150 for framed etchings, one-off prints, lithography or drawings.
All works must be well presented, suitably framed (no metal or clips frames are permitted).

Submission Procedure
Submission is by online entry.

Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. Commission is charged by the exhibition organiser at TBC. It will be assumed that the sale price includes the cost of any frame and our commission. We will have a statement on the site saying Postage and Packaging cost on request. Please allow for these points when pricing your work. Prices should include VAT if applicable. If you are VAT registered, please provide a VAT number in the box provided. 

All communication will be by email or via the online login process. Applicants will be required to login to see if they have been selected and will be asked to download and print their application details for reference.

The Selection Committee will select the works for the exhibition. The Selectors will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Delivery and Insurance

Artists are responsible for the delivery of sold work. When works are sold the artists will be notified by the SWA, the artist will then arrange delivery of the work to the buyer. The SWA will not accept liability for loss or damage occurring at any point. Artists are responsible for insuring their own work.


By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that The Organisers reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise The Organisers To process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by The Organisers, and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.
I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein.

*Becoming a member
Voting normally takes place during selection for the Annual Open Exhibition but we are not sure this is going to be possible this year. This will be discussed on the 29th and confirmed thereafter.


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