Bridport Art Society
Bridport Art Society - Exhibitions 
 
The Society has two established exhibitions each year, one in West Bay at the Salt House over Easter and the main annual exhibition at Bridport Arts Centre usually in late June. 
 
The exhibitions are open to all members to submit work which may be original art work, folios(art work or prints) and cards. 
 
Members can offer their work is for sale.  
 
West Bay -The Salt House -Easter 2021  
 
The exhibition will be open from 10 am to 5 pm. The exhibition is not judged and members can enter up to 4 art pieces, folios and cards. 
 
The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. To engage visitors, and encourage them to consider all the art, there is a voting system for all visitors to elect their favourite entry and a small prize is awarded. 
 
 
Annual Exhibition - Summer 2021 
 
Usually in July – check our events page. 
 
The Exhibition is held in the Allsop Gallery at the Bridport Arts Centre. The Gallery is a spacious and airy room and is one of the best exhibiting spaces in West Dorset. All members are invited to enter works for the exhibition. 
 
Categories and Awards  
 
Keith Cast Cup - Best Oil Painting 
Holloway Cup - Best Watercolour 
Al Watkin Cup - Best Acrylic 
Mary Johnson Award - Best Pastel 
Michael Chappell Award - Best Mixed Media 
Kathleen Quick Award - Work in Any Other Medium 
Greyhound Trophy - Best Seascape 
Pat Bayliff Award - Animals 
Groves Rosebowl - Flowers  
Sally Roper Award - Portrait or Figurative Work 
Cash Prize offered by BAS - President's Choice 
Batten Cup - Most Popular Painting (Public votes) 

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