“The object of the IEA is to advance the practice, appreciation and general understanding of the art of painting in any medium as practised by artists who are resident in the area of East Anglia.  It represents both established and up-and-coming artists who live in that area and includes amongst its members, artists who are also members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and other national societies”.

Annual Open Exhibition 2023

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Submissions Now Open


  • Submissions Close: Sunday 16 April 2023
  • Selection Date: Wednesday 19 April 2023
  • Notification Date: Friday 21 April 2023
  • Delivery Dates: Monday 8 May to Saturday 13 May 2023 (11am – 3pm)
  • Final Gallery Selection: Wednesday 17 May 2023
  • Private View: Friday 19 May (7pm – 9pm)
  • Exhibition Open to the Public: Saturday 20 May to Tuesday 30 May 2023 (10am – 4pm Monday to Saturday & 11am – 3pm Sunday/Bank Holidays)
  • Collection of unsold works: Monday 5 June – Saturday 10 June 2023


Our Members

With 47 currently active Members, we have a diverse range of works to suit all types.

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Annual Open Exhibition

Submissions open 1 March to 16 April 2023

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About Us

Find out about how the IEA was formed and what we are all about.

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