Summer Exhibition

Summer Exhibition 2024

 

Submissions are now open for another successful Summer Exhibition in 2024! 

Venue: Upper Dagnall Street, Baptist Church, St Albans, AL3 5EE  

Key Dates:

Entries due - Saturday, 22 June 2024
Handing in - Monday, 22 July 2024, 15:00-18:30
Private view - Tuesday, 23 July 2024, 19:00-21:00
Exhibition open - 24 - 27 July 2024, 10:00-17:30
Collection of work - Sunday, 28 July 2024, 14:00-16:00

Entry Rules and Guidelines

  • Exhibition participation open to Full and Student Members only. Become a member.
  • All Media and Ceramics except Photography or Digital Art.
  • Artists may not remove work until the end of the Exhibition.
  • Sold Work remains in Situ except Browser work which can be taken at sale.
  • Each exhibitor is expected to help/steward. Please call Jan 07414631995 to book.
  • Commission on all sales is 20%.

Framed Work

  • Ideally longest side should be no larger than 32” (if you have larger work please contact us before entering).
  • Min price £50
  • Only one item marked NFS.
  • On the back correct framing tape only. No Masking tape or Sellotape.
  • Edges, Pins or staples to be sealed.
  • Wire or chord only. No string or wool. Wire not loose or too long.
  • D rings attached 1/3 way down on the Frame.
  • Tape around hanging wire ends as they are sharp!
  • Label with Title, Artist name, Medium and Price (or NFS) (Add if St Albans trophy piece.)

Unframed and reproductions

  • No Box Canvases
  • No Clingfilm. Cellophane only
  • Min price £20
  • Label on top left front. Artist, Title, Medium, Price.
  • For reproductions unique copy number and signature on the print. Add to Label that it is a reproduction of an Original in whatever medium was used.

Ceramics

  • Each single item will have a catalogue number
  • Each piece will need an identifying label attached out of view.
  • Min Price £20

Cards

  • Max number 100. All priced at £2.50 each. No entry fee if you have other work entered. Bring Stand if you have one.
  • If ONLY entering cards there is an entry fee of £10

Special Exhibits this year Theme 12” x 12”

  • There is no fee to enter but you must have at least one other piece of work entered into the main exhibition.
  • You may enter 1 piece at the start which can be replaced if it sells.
  • These pieces will not be catalogued so 
    LABEL FRONT WITH PRICE
    LABEL BACK WITH YOUR NAME AND TITLE OF WORK
  • Work to be 12”x 12” unframed and unmounted and made on a box canvas or cradled wood panel.
  • Edges of need to be clean and tidy
  • Hanging wire is essential
  • The Society will take 10% of the sale price and 10% will be donated to a local CHARITY
  • Selling price can range from £50-£120

Submission of work

Complete the online form and payment. Alternatively, complete the PDF Entry Form and return to saas.workshops@outlook.com or via post by 22 June. 

Titles
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS IN THE..
The 2023 Summer Exhibition
ST ALBANS TROPHY
OUR WINNERS
ST ALBANS TROPHY
Awarded for the work judged to best capture the distinctive character of St Albans in an original way

Winner Bill Dean
Highly Commended Linda Cavill
Commended Luba Noble-Smith
Bill Dean
Bill Dean
ST ALBANS TROPHY - Winner "St Albans Market"
Linda Cavill
Linda Cavill
ST ALBANS TROPHY - Highly Commended "Albert Street in the Snow"
Luba Noble-Smith
Luba Noble-Smith
ST ALBANS TROPHY - Commended "Old Mill House - Waffle House"
CHALLENGE TROPHY
OUR WINNERS
CHALLENGE TROPHY
Awarded for the work judged to show most originality and freshness of vision

Winner Eric Littledike
Highly Commended Anna Cross and Jan Munro
Commended Linda Cavill and Janet King
Eric Littledike
Eric Littledike
CHALLENGE TROPHY - Winner "Afternoon Snooze"
Anna Cross
Anna Cross
CHALLENGE TROPHY - Highly Commended "Planetary Motion"
Jan Munro
Jan Munro
CHALLENGE TROPHY - Highly Commended "Laguna"
Linda Cavill
Linda Cavill
CHALLENGE TROPHY - Commended "Italian Mosaic Vessel"
Janet King
Janet King
CHALLENGE TROPHY - Commended "Homeward Bound"
TERRY BIGGS CUP
OUR WINNERS
TERRY BIGGS CUP
The Terry Biggs Cup is for the work judged best in the exhibition and determined by votes cast by the visiting public

Winner Jim Morgan
2nd Komathy Hawkins
3rd John Jarratt
4th Weihua Zhou
5th Linda Cavill
6th Stephanie Benbow
Jim Morgan
Jim Morgan
TERRY BIGGS CUP - Winner "Windswept"
Komathy Hawkins
Komathy Hawkins
TERRY BIGGS CUP - 2nd "Contemplating over Coffee"
John Jarratt
John Jarratt
TERRY BIGGS CUP - 3rd place "Approaching Sixways WGC"
Weihua Zhou
Weihua Zhou
TERRY BIGGS CUP - 4th place "Southwark in Summer 2019"
Linda Cavill
Linda Cavill
TERRY BIGGS CUP - 5th place "Albert Street in the Snow"
Stephanie Benbow
Stephanie Benbow
TERRY BIGGS CUP - 6th place "Venice"
EDWARD BEVIN CUP
OUR WINNERS
Edward Bevin Cup
An inaugural award in the former SAAS Chairman's name for the 2023 category of impressionistic work

Winner Christine Jones
Highly Commended Gina Dunstan
Commended Susan Chester
Christine Jones
Christine Jones
EDWARD BEVIN CUP - Winner "Stormy Day, The Needles IOW"
Gina Dunstan
Gina Dunstan
EDWARD BEVIN CUP - Highly Commended "Memories of Ireland"
Susan Chester
Susan Chester
EDWARD BEVIN CUP - Commended "Follow the Path"
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