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.

ENTRY FORMS

Entry to our show is by Invitation Only. We need to restrict the number of entries as we have limited hanging space and no painting storage facilities.

If you have entered in any one of our shows during the last three years you will automatically receive an entry form for the 2020 show. This entry form will be sent to you by either email or Australia Post early in September.

If you are an artist who has been absent from our show for the last three years, or you are an artist new to our show, you will need to contact us to ensure that a position is available.  Please use either the Contact page on our website or send an entry request email directly to sorrentoartshow@gmail.com.  As a last resort you may ring 0432 420 336.

ENTRY FORM COMPLETED AND SIGNED MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2019 TO:
The Director, Art Show, PO. Box 58, SORRENTO VIC 3943

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

Payment may be made by electronic transfer to:
Rotary Club of Sorrento
Bendigo Bank Rye
BSB 633 000
Account No 132912304
Using your surname and initial as reference.

Alternatively, a cheque or money order for the correct amount and made out to Rotary Club of Sorrento must accompany the entry form.

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.

Judging for Awards

Only three works from any artist will be eligible for judging for the Artshow awards. Artists submitting more than three entries should nominate on their entry form which three of their works are to be judged. If this is not done, the committee will nominate the artist’s three most expensive works.

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 31st December, 2019 between 9am and 5pm or Wednesday 1st 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 9am and 5pm on Sunday 12th January, 2020 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.

2020 ART SHOW AWARDS

  • BEST IN SHOW $5000
  • BEST OIL OR ACRYLIC $2000
  • BEST WATERCOLOUR $600
  • BEST PASTEL $600
  • BEST OTHER MEDIUM $300
  • BEST LOCAL SCENE $300
  • BEST LOCAL 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 rtmartin@dynacards.com.au with a brief description of the painting.

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