Artist Network Members

Artist network members

Are you an artist looking for opportunities to develop your career? Would you like to be involved in a thriving arts organisation with opportunities to exhibit, network, socialise and promote yourself? Do you want the opportunity to contribute to the life of Bristol’s first established art gallery, to meet and interact with established artists and Academicians?

The RWA's vision is to create a 21st century gallery for all, providing a unique resource within the region. You can now apply to join us in our goal to become the most exciting and inspirational centre for the visual arts by becoming an Artist Member for only £10 a month.

Artist Network Member entitlements include:

  • Free entry to all RWA exhibitions
  • Invitations to all RWA Private Views
  • Half-price submission on all works to our open exhibitions
  • A profile on the RWA website
  • Invitations to quarterly networking events and talks
  • A seasonal newsletter
  • Discounts to RWA Drawing School courses and in the RWA shop

The application deadline this year is the 01 December 2024. Applications can an be made by emailing a CV (please include your contact details and address), artist statement, up to 10 images of your work (please include title, medium, size and date) and a statement detailing your reasons for applying to All applications are considered by a panel of RWA Academicians. 


Image credit: Victoria Atkinson


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