Local Artists - Local Content
The Caloundra Friends of the Gallery Art Prize showcases local artists and the Sunshine Coast region.
• An opportunity to provide local artists with a venue to exhibit and compete
• An opportunity to attract more local visitors as well as tourists to view our local talent
• Showcase Caloundra Regional Gallery
• Fox Mildwaters Solicitors Caloundra est. 1913 - long serving supporter of local activities
• Mark McArdle MP, Member for Caloundra
• Friends Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc.
• Bendigo Community Bank Caloundra
• E.B. Fox Centenary Prize $3000
• Second Prize $1500
• Third Prize $1000
• Fourth Prize $500
• People's Choice $250
• Entries open on Tuesday 28 January, 9.00 am
• Entries close on Tuesday 22 April, 5.00 pm
• Finalists announced: Monday 19 May
• Exhibition launch and presentation of prizes: Wednesday 9 July, 6.00 pm
• Exhibition dates: Wednesday 9 July – Sunday 24 August
• People's Choice Prize announced: Friday 22 August, 6.00 pm
Conditions of Entry
• Open to any current full-time resident of the Sunshine Coast and Noosa local government areas (with post codes • that exist in the 2013 Sunshine Coast Council boundaries) working in Australia within any two-dimensional (2D) medium.
• Works will depict local identity which could include beach scenes, buildings pertaining to the area, hinterland scenes, landmarks, local flora and fauna or any other topic relevant to the Sunshine Coast.
• Artwork size (including frame) is to be a maximum of 1.5 metres on either side.
• All works must be clearly labelled and ready to hang (mounted and framed with D hooks attached). A stretched canvas is considered framed.
• All works must be available for sale with a 20% commission of the sale price to be payable to the Friends Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc.
• The Friends Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc.Committee or a designated member will judge the prizewinners from the final 40 selected for the exhibition. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants may submit a maximum of 3 entries each. Only one work per artist will be exhibited if selected in the final 40.
• If selected, delivery and collection of the work will be the responsibility of the artist.
• Cost of entry $25.00 (entry fees NON refundable) maximum 3 per artist.
• Via Electronic Funds Transfer to Bendigo Bank, BSB: 633000, AC: 126624725 (please note your name and 'art prize' in the transfer details).
• Via money order or cheque payable to Friends Regional Gallery Inc. Send to: P.O. Box 453, Caloundra, Qld 4551.
For enquires contact the Friends: Lesley Muir on (07) 5491 3859 or 0408 189 701/ Carol Humphries on 0439 821 452.
Entries are now closed.
Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
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