Best Of Birmingham: Calling All Creatives 2018

This year the Birmingham Architectural Association (BAA) is holding the first “Best of Birmingham: Calling all Creatives” in collaboration with the Birmingham Design Festival – June 7th – 10th.

The show will be a creative platform to showcase and celebrate creative work from Birmingham, in a not-for-profit exhibition. Our aim is to bring together creatives from all around the UK to showcase their design vision linked to Birmingham. We welcome entries from architecture, photography, model-making, graphics, illustration, painting, landscape, interiors, and fine arts. The open platform allows the artists to exhibit their artwork in a flexible size that best suits their piece.


Professionals are invited to submit creative projects to be showcased. We welcome advertisement-free work with a connection to Birmingham.


We welcome students who are currently enrolled at UK universities and colleges to participate in the student category.

Entry Guidelines: A call to Action for both categories:

Please follow these steps to successfully enter your project,

Send an email to with a brief description of the piece under 150 words.

Send a up to three JPEG files to show the piece. JPEGs must be named in this format:

Professional/Student_Title of the piece_LastName_FirstName_Height(mm)xWidth(mm)xDepth(mm)_Material

All entries will receive a confirmation email to let applicants know they have successfully submitted.

Submission Deadline Monday 21st May at midnight.

The subject of the email should be: BAA Creative Birmingham exhibition + Title of the piece.