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Artist Terms & Conditions of Entry

In submitting the entry form the Artist acknowledges acceptance of the following conditions of entry:

Please go to our website for information about:

  • Key dates
  • Entry deadline
  • Artwork drop off dates/times
  • Artwork collection dates/times
  • Opening Night details and ticket sales
  • Exhibition duration
  • Prize categories

Online System

  • Our online artists’ entry system opens around May each year.
  • Once you have logged in you can save and return to your entries at any time, including previous years’ entries.
  • Entries can be edited until the closing date listed on our website. The system will then be locked. NO edits are permitted after the final closing date.
  • All details entered onto the online entry form are used in our catalogue, on artwork labels and to assist in selling your artwork(s), so please make this information correct.
  • The Artist understands that the curator(s) for Albert Park College has the final say in all exhibition decisions. No correspondence will be entered into.

ENTRY DETAILS

  • Entry fee per artwork is $10 (this fee is non-refundable). (A credit card surcharge of 25c is included & 35c for PayPal transactions when payment is made through the TryBooking payment system).
  • Enter as many artworks as you wish, however please be aware this is a curated exhibition.
  • Entries close 5pm on Monday 11th September 2016.
  • 2 & 3 Dimensional works are invited to enter. Some plinths (stands) are available for use.
  • Maximum artwork size is 1.5mtrs on any given side. Works that are larger than 1.5mtrs on any side will not be accepted.
  • Small sculpture must be movable by hand.
  • The Artist warrants that all entries submitted are his or her original work.
  • The Artist warrants that the submitted works have been produced in the last 2 years.
  • The artwork will not have been entered into the APC Art Show in previous years.
  • All details you enter on the online entry form are used in the catalogue, on artwork labels and they assist in selling your work – so please make this information correct and interesting.
  • The Artist understands that the curator(s) for Albert Park College has the final say. No correspondence will be entered into.

FEES & COMMISSION

  • A non-refundable payment of $10 per entry is applicable (a credit card surcharge will apply through our booking payment system).
  • The entry fee is payable whether or not the work is selected for display.
  • Artists will be advised on the outcome of the selection process via email, by the end of September.
  • A 25% commission on sales will be donated to Albert Park College..

DETAILS

  • All artwork must be for sale.
  • Enter as many artworks as you wish; however please be aware this is a curated exhibition.
  • 2 & 3 Dimensional works are invited to enter. Some plinths (stands) are available for use.
  • Maximum artwork size is 1.5mtrs on any given side. Works larger than 1.5mtrs on any side will not be accepted.
  • Small sculpture must be movable by hand unless confirmed with the curator in writing.
  • The Artist warrants all entries submitted are his / her original work.
  • The Artist warrants that the submitted works have been produced in the last 2 years.
  • The artwork will not have been entered into the APC Art Show in previous years.
  • Accepted Artists are asked to bring a printed one-page biography at the delivery of artwork(s).

DELIVERY & COLLECTION OF SUCCESSFUL ENTRIES

  • Delivery is to 40 Bay Street, Port Melbourne Victoria 3206 (enter via Post Office Place, off Rouse Street, Port Melbourne). Students will be on hand to assist if required.
  • Please see our website for artwork drop off dates and times.
  • Artwork delivered after the final drop off time will NOT be included in the exhibition.
  • Works must be delivered exhibition ready with frames, fitting, wire/string for hanging. Canvases must be dry. APC reserves the right to refuse to exhibit artwork that is not exhibition ready.

COLLECTION OF UNSOLD ARTWORK(S)

  • Collection of unsold works must be by the advertised dates and times on our website.
  • If artworks(s) is not collected by the designated time, they will be disposed of at the discretion of the Curator/s & Albert Park College
  • In the event all exhibited artwork(s) is sold, the Artist will be informed via text or phone call before collection time.
  • If you are unable to collect your unsold artwork yourself, please fill in the authorization form available at the time of delivery.

COPYRIGHT / REPRODUCTION

  • By entering your artwork you agree that APC may use your image(s) to promote the current APC Art Show and future Art Show events.

SALE OF ARTWORK / PAYMENT METHOD

  • Our dedicated team of volunteers and staff at Albert Park College endeavor to administrate payments of artwork sales to the Artists in a timely manner. Funds will be transferred via electronic transfer to your nominated bank account within 4 weeks of the event’s conclusion.
  • Please make sure your bank details are correct on the online system.
  • Artists are liable for all and any GST on entry fees, on charges for handling or return of paintings and on painting sales [where applicable].
  • GST (if applicable) on sold artworks will be forwarded to the artist along with the balance of the ex-GST price after the deduction of any outstanding monies. It is the responsibility of the artist to include the GST in their BAS.
  • The public are invited to purchase works by cash, cheque or credit card (with a 1% credit card surcharge).
  • Artists are encouraged to attend our Gala Opening Night to be available to meet with potential buyers. Tickets will be on sale in early September from our website.
  • Artworks sold will be available for collection by the purchaser at the conclusion of the exhibition.

JUDGING & PRIZES

  • Please visit our website for all prize details, judges and categories on offer.
  • When entering your artwork(s) onto our system, please tick the nominated category for judging.
  • All artworks under the value of $2,000 will automatically be judged in the Best in Show Section.
  • Judging will take place the day before the Gala Opening. The judges’ decision is final.
  • Prizes and winners will be announced at the Gala Opening Night. Student prizes and winners will be announced on Saturday.

TIPS FOR ARTSTS TO HELP APC SELL YOUR WORK

When pricing your work you may wish to give consideration to the following information:

  • Works in the $200-$500 price range have generally sold well in previous years.
  • The average size of works sold in the past two years was in the 50cm x 50cm range.
  • The description on your artwork greatly assists our sales staff to sell your work, so it is advised to make this interesting and engaging.
  • The selection panel considers all artwork submitted for the exhibition and chooses the final works to ensure a diverse range, which includes a selection of both student and professional artwork.
  • Works not collected within 7 days of the close of the exhibition will be deemed the property of Albert Park College.
  • The College reserve the right to dispose of such work at their discretion.
  • Albert Park College is short on space so collection of work at the designated times is much appreciated.

EXHIBITION & OPENING NIGHT

  • The exhibition is open to the public with Opening Night including live music, entertainment, gourmet food, wine & art.
  • Tickets are on sale in early September at $35 per adult. Bookings on our website.
  • Please note: no free tickets available

PRIVACY POLICY

  • When registering for the Albert Park College Art Show on our website, you will be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number and bank details.
  • Any information we collect from you may be used to improve customer service by contacting you directly or to process monetary transactions. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of exhibition.
  • We may use your images for promotion of the Albert Park College Art Show.
  • We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
  • We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/banking information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep your information confidential.
  • By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

DISCLAIMER

  • Albert Park College accepts no responsibility for loss, theft or damage to any artwork. The Artist is responsible for obtaining their own insurance.

CONTACT DETAILS

If there are any questions regarding this entry form and its policies you may contact us using the information below.

Curator/Convenor
Trudy Rice
M 0410 596 415
apcollegeartshow@gmail.com

School address (this is where the exhibition will take place)
Albert Park College
40 Bay Street
Port Melbourne
Victoria 3207

 

 

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