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The Artists of the Summer Exhibition 2021

Published 16 November 2021

Meet some of the artists on show at the Summer Exhibition.

  • Non-Members Varnishing Day 2021

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    Non-Members Varnishing Day is a first chance for the artists of the Summer Exhibition to see their works on show.

    Originally it was the day when artists would put the finishing touches to their works within the galleries. Now it’s a day of celebration that we share with those who have been selected for the show.

    This year is the most diverse Summer Exhibition ever, with artists from a wide range of backgrounds exhibiting work in an amazing mix of media.

    Here are some of the artists who create paintings, prints, sculptures, quilts and more, talking about what inspires their work.

    • Nnena Kalu, 1382 - UNTITLED

      Book a ticket for the Summer Exhibition 2021

      Run every year since 1769 – yes, even in 2020 – the Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission art show.

      It brings together art in all mediums, from prints, paintings, film and photography to sculpture, architectural works and more by leading artists, Royal Academicians and household names as well as new and emerging talent.