In order to become a Member with Exhibiting Rights, the Council want to see whether your artwork qualifies you to become an Exhibiting Member of the Club.

Half an hour will be allocated and the Assessment will take place in a private place. Our next Assessments will take place on July 4th please contact the Secretary if you want to be considered.

Please download the PDF Personal Assessment Guide

Personal Assessmeng Guide

Please bring 5 pieces of your BEST work, only one need be framed to exhibiting standards (see Framing Criteria below). Sketch books are also encouraged.

Should your assessment fail, you can apply again, but in a period not shorter than one year. You will be informed of the result of your Assessment at the time.

Framing Criteria required in order to exhibit.

Framed Work - The frame must be clean, well made, secure and the edges of the backing board neatly taped. It must be ready to hang with cord or wire securely attached preferably with D rings, set one third from the top of the frame. Do NOT use the toothed hangings or winged stands already attached to some ready made frames, these are not permissible. Canvas - All stretched canvases, framed or unframed, must have the same hanging wire or cord as framed art.


Upcoming Events

Plein Air - Painters Picnic POSTPONED

Carol's Picnic has been POSTPONED. New Venue now meeting at Godshill Village PO38 3HZ. Park in the large main free car park. 

Plein Air - BHYC

Park in Car Park opposite, PO33 1XQ

Plein Air - Sandown Airport

PO36 0JP

Plein Air - Painters' Picnic

10am Members Only. 59 Station Rd, Wootton Bridge, PO33 4RA. Park down the road in Wootton Station Car Park. Please do not park on the gravel area opposite, it is private land. Courtesy John & Jose Hunt. Bring your own picnic.

Plein Air - Lakeside Hotel

 Wootton Bridge PO33 4LJ

Plein Air - Yarmouth Town & Waterfront

PO41 0NU

Plein Air - Bonchurch Village & Monks Bay

Shore Rd PO38 UK

Plein Air - Brading Down by Ice Cream Van

Artists will be scattered around each side of the road