If you experience problems with the online application process, including payments, or if you have any questions about The Royal Society of Sculptors 2021 membership application that cannot be answered by reading the general information, or by looking at the Frequently Asked Questions (below), please contact the project managers by email.

The membership application fee is £43. All applicants will be required to submit a CV, short artist statement, a link to their website and up to 10 images to support their application.

The annual membership fees for 2020 are:

Members (MRSS): £196.18

If you are successfully elected as a Member, your membership will not be active until payment of the annual membership fee has been received.

As a charity, the Royal Society of Sculptors relies on membership fees to operate.

Established, professional artists who make sculpture in any of its forms as a significant part of a coherent professional practice, whose work adds to the language of sculpture and who can demonstrate a high level of expertise, experience, and contemporary understanding.

In addition to the main membership category, it is possible for members to be nominated as a Fellow. Fellowships are awarded by majority vote by the sculptor members of the Society’s Board in recognition of outstanding reputation, experience, and talent.

Up to ten bursary membership places are also awarded each year through the Gilbert Bayes Award for early-career sculptors of outstanding talent and potential. Current members of the Royal Society of Sculptors are not eligible to apply. Click here for details on how to apply.


Check that each of your image files 1MB or less and that it is a JPEG, TIFF or PNG file format.

CV: All CV’s should be uploaded as a PDF. Other file types such as word documents cannot be uploaded.

If you still encounter problems, please contact us via e-mail info@parkerharris.co.uk or call 020 3653 0896.

The selection committee will be meeting on 24 March 2021 and you will be notified via email of the outcome of your application by 1 April 2021

We are unable to provide individual application feedback on membership applications.

Help & Support

Please read the FAQs for the commonly asked questions. If you are still unsure please contact the Project Managers, Parker Harris:

020 3653 0896(9.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

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