Attending this Advisory day will give you the opportunity to discuss your images with current panel members in a professional but friendly atmosphere.
Who are the Advisors?
Sue Brown FRPS – Deputy Chair of Fine Art, and Licentiate panel member
Marie Ange-Bouchard ARPS – Licentiate panel member
What advice will I receive on the day?
Content and technical for the following -
ARPS Fine Art Only
Content & Technical advice - this is when the panel member present is a member of the appropriate panel. You will be given content and technical advice face to face, and a copy of the summary of advice form.
How much does it cost?
£15 for observers.
£25 for non-members who would like advice
£20 for RPS members who would like advice
How many images shall I bring?
LRPS 10 images plus a minimum of 5 spares and maximum of 10
ARPS - 15 images plus a minimum of 5 spares and maximum of 10
Do all my images need to be mounted?
All images should be mounted except for your spares; this will ensure we can display them correctly.
The advice given will depend on the portfolio seen on the day and the advice from a panel member is guidance only. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make the final decision on which images to put forward for assessment
Attending for Advice:
On arrival please register at the back of the room and hand your panel over. You will have the opportunity to receive guidance on your proposed panel and how to prepare it. The panel assessors will introduce the advisory day and show examples of successful panels. You will then be invited to display your images for comment.
Before you attend please make sure you have read the Distinctions Guidelines which contains important information on requirements, categories and criteria regarding the panels. This can be downloaded from the RPS website www.rps.org/distinctions. It is advisable to bring along a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 spare images.