Minnawarra Art Awards Conditions of Entry

Conditions of Entry

  • Entries close on Monday 9 March 2020 at 12pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • Entries will be accepted online www.armadale.wa.gov.au or by submission of the Artist Entry Form.
  • Cost of entry is $33 per artist entry (maximum two artworks per artist).
  • Fees paid are for administrative costs and are non refundable.
  • The competition is open class and open to any medium.
  • Maximum dimensions for 2D artworks must not exceed 1.5m x 1.5m. The maximum weight of artworks must not exceed 15kgs.
  • 3D artworks are to be a maximum of 1.5m x 1.5m and must not exceed 30kg. The City of Armadale will provide basic plinths to display works. The artist is to provide any specific display requirements (such as locked cases).
  • Acceptance of artworks larger than these set dimensions is at the discretion of the Curator.
  • Work must be suitably presented for the Awards. It must be dry and fitted with two D-rings, 4cm from the top of the work. The work will be hung from these, not from wire, string, tape or other. Successful artists will be provided with a label, which must be attached to each artwork submitted.
  • All work must be the original work of the submitting artist, produced in the past 12 months. Artwork cannot be copied or referenced either wholly or in part from an external article. You may be requested to provide a release form with permission if your work features a specific person, or a place of cultural significance.
  • An Artist Statement about the work of not more than 150 words and at least one (1) high resolution image of completed artwork – JPEG, between 1-2mb is required with this submission.
  • All artworks must be for sale. Sale price should include a 25% commission.
  • To have your gallery acknowledged, it is essential that any artist belonging to a gallery must state the name of their gallery on the entry form.
  • True diptych or multiples will be accepted at the discretion of the Curator.
  • The artist agrees that the City of Armadale reserves the right to reproduce work (in part or whole) in print, film or digital format for promotion, education and documentation in association with the exhibition.
  • The City of Armadale cannot accept responsibility for damage, loss, fire, theft or vandalism. Artists are advised to provide their own insurance as exhibits will not be covered by the City of Armadale.
  • The Curator reserves the right to reject any exhibit and determine those that will be displayed.
  • The Curator’s and judges’ decisions are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  • City of Armadale staff are encouraged to enter the Awards. However, they must have no involvement in the organisation or running of the event.
  • Please remember to label your statement and image with your name and the title of artwork as you would like it to appear in the catalogue.

Tax Requirements

  • Artists who have an ABN and are registered for GST must include the GST amount in the total sale price. Artists who have an ABN and are not registered for GST must not include the GST amount in the total sale price.
  • Artists who do not have an ABN must provide a signed ‘Statement by Supplier’ form with the relevant section ticked. Failure to do so will require the City of Armadale to withhold 48.5% after the commission has been deducted.