Royal Ulster Academy of Arts

Call to Artists.

Royal Ulster Academy of Arts
141st RUA Annual Exhibition


The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts (RUA) was founded in 1879 and is the largest and longest established body of practicing visual artists in Northern Ireland today.

The Call for Entries to the 141st Annual Exhibition opens on Thursday 12th May 2022 and the deadline for submissions is 12 noon on Thursday 28th July.

Submissions are welcomed from artists working in a range of artforms including painting, drawing, print, sculpture, photography, textiles, digital, video, audio, multi-media, glass and ceramics.

The RUA is delighted to confirm that the 2022 Adjudicator is the well known Belfast-born artist, writer, DJ, broadcaster and journalist, Joe Lindsay.

We also have a new prize for video artists sponsored by Hamilton Architects. Scroll on down to Exhibition Entry Information to find out more about this.

Keep an eye online for more information. More dates will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

Entry Deadline: 28 July 2022 Noon  View Entry Requirements



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Please Note: Enquiries regarding the 'Call to artists' rules and exhibition info should be directed to the exhibition organisers, whose email can be found in the left hand column.


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