Registration and submission now open

Now in its fourth year, the Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 4 - 19 studying in the UK. Artworks are judged by a panel of passionate artists and arts professionals, with selected artworks displayed online and on-site at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Submissions are now open, find out more and get involved.

Register and submit

2021 online exhibition

Our judges were overwhelmed by the talent on display in the submissions received, describing it as an “incredible abundance of making”. From magical sewing boxes to ships in soup, explore the talent, imagination, insight and curiosity of young artists in the 2021 exhibition.

Take a look
Young Artists Summer Show 2021>

Get involved

step one

Register your school

Teachers register their school by creating an account or logging in

step two

Submit artwork

Artwork can then be submitted online by students or on their behalf by a teacher, parent or guardian by 30 March 2022

step three

Selection and exhibition

Our panel of judges will select artworks for the online exhibition and the display at the Royal Academy