Conditions of Entry

  1. The Art Show is open to all artists over 12 years of age, except for the Youth Section.  To be eligible for the Youth Prizes, artists must be over 12 years of age and under 18 years on the 1 January, 2017.  Youth paintings entered may be in any medium.
  2. The Judge/s of the competition will inspect all entries and shall be such person or persons as are selected by the organisers.  The decisions of the Judge/s are final.
  3. Artists may enter a maximum of four exhibits (unless purchasing an Artist stand).  No exhibit may be awarded more than one prize.
  4. The Vigil-Aide Alarms art award is open for disabled artists (living in the Campbelltown Council area) in any field e.g. painting, porcelain art or pottery.
  5. ‘Campbelltown Reflections’ - to depict a scene, a building, an historic landmark or similar in the Campbelltown area
  6. Campbelltown City Council area includes the suburbs of Athelstone, Campbelltown, Hectorville, Magill, Newton, Paradise, Rostrevor and Tranmere.
  7. PAINTINGS, POTTERY & PORCELAIN ART ENTRIES:
    1. must not exceed a maximum size (including frame for paintings) of 1.4 square metres.
    2. must be the original work of the artist and excludes reproductions or any works worked on by a tutor
    3. must have been completed within two years of May, 2017.
    4. should be soundly framed in a professionally accepted practice, dry and ready to be hung with self tapping screws, substantial hanging wire (not cord) and ‘flush hangers’.  Any works not meeting these criteria may not be accepted.
  8. ENTRY CONDITIONS:
    1. All persons over 18 years of age, who are exhibiting, must offer their works for sale.
    2. All entries must be for sale at the price endorsed on the entry form.  The price of an entry (which may not be over $4000) cannot be altered once an entry has been received.
    3. In the event of a sale, a commission of 20% will be charged by the Rotary Club of Campbelltown, to be used for its community projects. 
    4. Exhibits sold will carry a red sticker.  Artists should check with the front desk to confirm that the sticker has been correctly affixed.  No responsibility can be accepted in respect of stickers affixed in error.
    5. All reasonable care will be exercised in the handling of submitted works.  However, no responsibility will be accepted by the organisers for the loss or damage of any works while in the custody of the organisers or their agents.  It is recommended that suitable insurance cover be effected by the artist for the duration of the event.
    6. The organisers reserve the right to reject any entry, to limit the number of exhibits and to not award a prize in a particular section if the Judges consider that no work of sufficient merit has been entered.  If an entry is not selected by the Judges, the $12.50 entry fee is refundable.
    7. NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR ENTRY ARE: Non original work (copy or reproduction) any work inadequately framed with inadequate means of hanging, damaged on arrival, oversize, collages, pornographic (as so judged by the selection panel), 3D, incorrectly priced, not complying with work as per entry form (refer to points k, m and n). Computer generated graphics, reproductions (eg. photo mechanically) and wet paintings/ceramics.
    8. All exhibits will remain on view, whether sold or not, until the close of the Show.
    9. Delivery of exhibits:All exhibits must be delivered, free of charge, to the Campbelltown Function Centre, 172 Montacute Rd, Rostrevor on Saturday 13 May 2017, 8am - 2pm or Sunday 14 May 2017, 9am - 11am.  Late delivery of exhibits cannot be accepted.
    10. Collection of exhibits: Sunday, 28 May:
      Surnames starting with A- K, pickup time 3:00pm - 5:00pm
      Surnames starting with L-Z, pickup time 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    11. Each artist must complete, sign and lodge SECTION A of the entry form, with the entry fee of $12.50 per piece exhibit ($6.25 for youth entries) at the City of Campbelltown Office by 4.00pm Thursday 13 April, 2017.
    12. All works delivered for exhibition must be the works described on the submitted entry form section ‘A’ in regard to medium, title and price.  Substitute works will not be accepted.
    13. Further to the New Tax System, each artist must provide an Australian Business Number (ABN) or make a declaration on the back of Section A of the entry form to claim hobby status.  If no ABN or exemption is provided, tax of 48.5% must be with held from any payments made to you.  GST is not applicable.
    14. Each exhibit submitted must have attached to the back of it a completed ‘B’ section of the entry form with required details completed, the details on which MUST match the entry form ‘A’ submitted.
    15. Information written on the Entry Form (a) and (b) sections are the sole responsibility of the artist.  Campbelltown City Council and the Rotary Club of Campbelltown (Inc) are not responsible for these mistakes which will result in the catalogue information and painting ID cards being incorrect.
    16. The First Prize in the Painting section is Acquisitive, and will become the property of the City of Campbelltown who will pay to the winning exhibitor the amount of the purchase price of the entry less 20% commission to be paid to the Rotary Club of Campbelltown.  This is in addition to the 1st Prize of $3000.00.
  9. The artist will indemnify the City of Campbelltown and the Rotary Club of Campbelltown (inc.) against any costs incurred by both parties ie. City of Campbelltown and Rotary Club (including legal fees and damages) in any way relating to the work and the exhibition of the work in the Art Show, including claims of defamation and claims for injury and property damage (including damage to or loss of the work itself).
  10. Artists by entering work in the exhibition authorise The City of Campbelltown and The Rotary Club, at their discretion, allow any work to be reproduced in newspapers, magazines, the Art Show Catalogue, web pages or by television to promote the art exhibition and sales of works.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY CATEGORY

CATEGORIES

  • Nature (colour)
  • Natural landscape/seascape. (colour)
  • Built landscape/structure. (colour)
  • Open – Any subject (colour)
  • Open – Any subject (monochrome) 

DEFINITIONS

Nature:  A photograph that depicts living, untamed animals and uncultivated plants in a natural habitat, geology and the wide diversity of natural phenomena, from insects to icebergs.  If any built environment is evident then it must be a minor part of the image.

Natural landscape/seascape:  A landscape is a photograph of natural scenery with land and sky based elements, with minor evidence of a built environment being acceptable. A seascape is a photograph of natural coastal scenery, a wave study, or a picture of the open sea, with minor evidence of a built environment being acceptable.

Built landscape/structure:   A built landscape comprises a photograph primarily of man made structures, either as multiple structures or a single item.

Open - monochrome: Is any photograph containing shades of only one colour. If toning is carried out, it must be over the total photograph – partial toning is not acceptable.

Open – colour:  Is any photograph containing multiple colours and is not appropriate for any of the above categories.

  • Photographic skills rather than software manipulation of images will be judged.  Minor image adjustments to improve image quality will be acceptable but substantial image modifications, and multiple layering of separate images into a new image will not be part of the judging program.
  • The photograph must have been taken by the exhibitor.
  • The Judge/s of the competition will inspect all entries and shall be such person or persons as are selected by the organisers.  The decisions of the Judge/s are final.

The external dimensions of photographs (including frame) entered for judging can vary in any proportions, but the length multiplied by the height (in cm) must not exceed 2500cm2. (eg. 50cmx50cm=2500cm2; 100cmx25cm=2500cm2). Photographs that exceed this criteria will still be displayed for sale but not be eligible for prizes.