CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

All exhibits must be the original work of the exhibitor who must be a resident of Australia. Works exhibited in previous Sorrento Art Shows will not be accepted. No hand painted copies of paintings, imported or otherwise, will be accepted for exhibition.  No more than 3 exhibits will be accepted from any one exhibitor unless authorised by the Committee.

SIZE OF EXHIBITS

  • Only 1 painting to be not more than 1.2 sq m
  • Other paintings to be less than 1.0 sq m
  • Paintings in excess of 1.2 m² will not be eligible for judging.

ENTRY FEES

  • Paintings 0.7 to 1.2 sq m $15
  • Paintings less than 0.7 sq m $10
  • Paintings in pairs less than 0.2 sq m $5 each painting

payments

A cheque or money order for the correct amount and made out to Sorrento Art Show must accompany the entry form.

Alternatively, payment may be made by electronic transfer to:
Sorrento Art Show Account
Bendigo Bank
BSB 633000
Account No 160958914
Using your surname and initial as reference.

The exhibitor shall pay the Committee 25% of the sale price of any exhibit sold at or as a result of the exhibition which the Committee shall apply in defraying of expenses of the exhibition and for charitable purposes.

additional information

If the exhibit is a painting it must be on durable material, framed with FLUSH HANGERS. Flush Hangers are those which do not protrude when paintings are stored. Eye hooks are not acceptable as these can cause damage to other works. Oil/acrylic paintings on canvas unframed but ready for hanging will be accepted. Each exhibit must contain some form of identifying label with the exhibit title, artist name and selling price.

The Committee will arrange for, and the exhibitor permit, the publication and sale to the public of a catalogue containing all entries accepted and the names and other particulars of the exhibitors, but the Committee does not accept any responsibility for error, wrong description, omission or any other defect in the publication of such catalogue.

The proceeds of sale of the catalogues are exclusively those of the Committee,  to be applied by it in defraying the expenses of the exhibition and for charitable purposes.  Acceptance of entries and display of exhibits shall be at the sole discretion of the Committee which reserves the right to refuse any entry or refuse to display an exhibit.

All prices to include GST where applicable.  Artists must include their GST status with their return.

The exhibitor shall permit the photographing of his or her exhibit and the publication of such photograph in any newspaper, magazine, periodical or other publication with due acknowledgement to the artist.

delivery to the show

All exhibits for which an entry has been made must be delivered to the ART SHOW RECEIVING OFFICE in the SORRENTO COMMUNITY CENTRE on Tuesday 2 January between 9am and 5pm or Wednesday 3 January between 9am and 5pm in suitable condition for display.

Any damage or loss of any exhibit howsoever and whenever whilst in transit, in storage or otherwise shall be the sole responsibility of the exhibitor. The Committee will take every care of exhibits but does not accept any responsibility for any such damage or loss and advises exhibitors to insure against damage or loss.

The exhibitor must collect his or her unsold exhibits after the close of the exhibition between 9 am and 5 pm on Sunday 14 January as no storage facilities are available after this time.

If the exhibitor authorises an agent to collect unsold exhibits this authority must be in writing addressed to the Rotary Club of Sorrento lnc., signed by the exhibitor and contain the specimen signature of the agent.

entry deadline

ENTRY FORM COMPLETED AND SIGNED MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER TO:
The Director, Art Show, PO. Box 58, SORRENTO VIC 3943
To obtain an entry form please contact –
George Segan:  03 5984 0885
or email sorrentoartshow@gmail.com

2018 ART SHOW AWARDS

  • BEST IN SHOW $1500
  • BEST OIL OR ACRYLIC $600
  • BEST WATERCOLOUR $600
  • BEST PASTEL $600
  • BEST OTHER MEDIUM $300
  • BEST LOCAL SCENE $300
  • BEST MORNINGTON PEN. ARTIST $300
  • SPECIAL AWARDS 5 x $140
  • BEST PAINTING UNDER $750 $300
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED 5 x $60
HOW DO I GET MY ART EXHIBITS ONTO THE ART SHOW WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE?

Once you have entered and paid your entry fee you are welcome to email your works (jpeg or pdf file) to marilyncunnington@gmail.com with a brief description of the painting.

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