Submissions have closed for 2022

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 have now closed for 2022; thank you to everyone who submitted artwork. Our judges will be making their selection soon and we’ll share the results with participants by the end of May.

Check back from 19 July to see the 2022 online exhibition, and come to London to see the artworks selected for display at the Royal Academy from 19 July - 14 August.

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.

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