National Original Print Exhibition

9 March - 26 August 2020

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, the deadline for entries has been extended and the exhibition will be postponed until later in the year than originally planned.

The details of the competition are currently being reviewed and will be updated as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.   


The National Original Print Exhibition, established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), is an international open submission exhibition celebrating the best of contemporary printmaking. 


Works selected will be exhibited at London's Bankside Gallery, dates to be confirmed.



2020 Selection Panel

Ginger Gibbons (Animator, Director & Producer)

Deborah Roslund Hon RE (Collector and Trustee of Paintings in Hospitals)

Sue Timney (Designer)

Prof David Ferry (RE President)

Michelle Griffiths (RE Vice President)


Please read the submission guidelines before entering

 Download NOPE2020 Submission Guidelines


The entry fee is £15 per picture (£8 for students on proof of ID).

All forms of printmaking are welcome.

This open submission exhibition is open to UK and international artists.

All artists are required to deliver and collect their work should it be selected for the exhibition.