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Next Exhibition

25 - 27th October 2019

The 2019 Reading Charity Art Fair promises to be the most successful ever with full expectation that we will have more than 90 artists exhibiting with well over 300 exhibits.

Venue - Leighton Park School in Reading

You can view the Venue page for more information - all exhibits will be on one level with very good natural and artificial light in the gallery. Refreshments will be available at any time in the Art cafe.

Entry Fees and Commission Charges 

Entry Fees for the 2019 Art Fair are unchanged from 2017 at:

       Small painting 

        £6

       Large painting

       Folios

        £8

        £3

       Sculpture

        £5

       Ceramics table

      £25

       Profiles

      £10

       Minimum entry

      £10

A commission of 25% will be deducted from the sale price of all items sold.

We will absorb the credit or debit card charges levied by the banks. 

Paintings dimensions

Small painting           under 650mm x 650mm including frame

Large Painting           under 950mm x 950mm including frame

Folios                       under 750mm x 750mm

Sculptures                must fit into a box 750mm x 750mm x 750mm & not over 7kg

We will also accept unframed prints and these will be displayed with the folio paintings.

Presentation and Profile

We are offering artists the opportunity to have all your paintings hung together alongside your profile and photograph. Cost will be in the region of £10.

Delivery & collection of artwork

Delivery is to Leighton Park School as early as possible between 9am and 1pm on Friday 25th October. Collection of unsold artworks is between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday 27th October. Please also see the Conditions of Entry page on this site.

Prize Certificates

The judges wil award certificates to the top three entries and will also commend other entries at their discretion.

Promotion

Reading Borough Council will be asked to email promotional material to members and clients on their databases. Banners will also be displayed outside Leighton Park School promoting the event to thousands of motorists and pedestrians. We will also promote the Art Fair to our extensive network of other service clubs in the Thames Valley.

Our database of previous buyers and visitors will all be e-mailed so that they know about the Art Fair well in advance.

As in the past, we expect to have press coverage and advertising and to feature on local radio.

Judges 

To be announced in due course.

  • Promotion

    Banners on display with the help of Reading Borough Council, Leighton Park School.

    Press, Advertising and Local Radio coverage all being sought as in previous years.

    Please ensure that your works of art are delivered as early as possible between 9 am and 1 pm on 25th October.

  • Judges

    To be notified in due course