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Exhibition Rules

Llanelli Art Society - Exhibition Rules.

General instructions.

Members exhibiting must be fully paid-up members of the Society.

Submissions which contravene any of these instructions may not be accepted.

Members unable to submit their artworks to or collect them from the exhibition should make alternative arrangements. These alternative arrangements - full contact details - should be included on your Entry Form.

Members, especially if exhibiting, are expected to steward the exhibition in order to maintain the safety of the public and the security of the exhibits. A record of the members stewarding at exhibitions will be maintained.


The Paintings.

A member may exhibit a maximum of three original paintings. Issues relating to Copyright are outlined on the “Gallery” page of the society website.

Please could you include in an appropriate place the following -

Only ONE artwork will be accepted for the exhibition if it exceeds 75 x 90 cms (30 x 36 inches), including the frame. Hanging space for large paintings can be limited, and they should be delivered as soon as possible on the handing-in day.

Paintings are to be listed in order of your preference. In the event of over-subscription or the submission of too many large paintings, the third entry on your form may be excluded.

Once a painting/exhibit has been catalogued, the price cannot be changed. The artwork should remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.


The Society can exclude paintings/exhibits from the exhibition if :
* The painting/exhibit is discriminatory on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race,      religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation;
* There is insufficient space to display the painting/exhibit;
* The painting/exhibit has been included in a previous exhibition of the Society;

* The painting/exhibit is a copy of another work of art;
* The painting/exhibit is offensive on the grounds of public taste or morality.

Decisions on exclusion will be in accordance with Section 6 of the Constitution of the Llanelli Art Society.


The hanging fee per artwork is £5.00 if the artwork is “For sale” or £7.50 if it is “Not for sale.” The entry fee is payable - cash or cheque - upon submission and acceptance of the paintings on the "handing-in-day" Tuesday, 5th August.

A commission of 30% on all the artwork sold will be paid to Carmarthenshire County Council. 

The following information must be on a label attached to a string long enough to extend below the painting when hung :

* Name and telephone number of the artist;

* Title of the artwork;
* Medium;
* Price or “Not for sale.”

Hanging instructions:

Each painting, whether in landscape or portrait format, must have picture screws or D rings attached to the frame, along with a robust hanging cord. The screws / D-rings should be fixed 1/3 of the way down the frame. This will ensure that the artwork is displayed correctly.

Paintings submitted for the exhibition will be inspected before acceptance. Any which fails to meet the hanging criteria detailed above will be rejected.

Last revised 20th May 2024.

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