2018 Mosman Art Prize Terms and Conditions
1. HOW TO ENTER
Entry forms must be completed online. Please complete one entry form online for each artwork. After completing the online form, please print TWO copies of your online entry ticket. Please bring the TWO copies of the online entry ticket with your artwork to the Mosman Art Gallery on receipting day,
Monday 10 September 2018 between 8am and 7pm. You will also receive email confirmation of your online entries.
Entries selected for exhibition will be listed on the gallery website from Saturday 15 September 2018.
The Mosman Art Prize is open to all permanent Australian residents aged 16 years and over with the exception of Mosman Council staff, Councillors, the Mosman Art Gallery Consultative Group, and their immediate family.
The Mosman Art Prize is open to original paintings in any painting medium such as watercolour, acrylic and oil. To qualify for adjudication the work must be substantially painted and can incorporate to a lesser extent other mediums such as drawing (pencil, pastel, charcoal, etc.), printmaking and collage. Photography and sculpture are specifically excluded. All work entered is to be produced after 1 July 2017 and must be the original work of the exhibitor.
For the Mosman Art Prize, and the Margaret Olley Commendation, Guy Warren Emerging Artists' and Viewers’ Choice Awards, the subject of the work is entirely open to the artist. For the Allan Gamble Award, the subject is ‘the built environment’.
• Mosman Art Prize (major acquisitive prize) - $50,000
• Margaret Olley Commendation Award supported by Gillian and the late Brian Jones - $5,000
• Allan Gamble Award supported by Christine and the late Hugh Fraser - $3,000
• Guy Warren Emerging Artists' Award (under 35) supported by Fourth Village Providore - $2,000
• Viewers’ Choice Award supported by Mosman Art Society - $1,000
All prizes will be awarded on the advice of the Judge, with the exception of the Viewers’ Choice Prize.
6. ACQUISITIVE PRIZE
The Mosman Art Prize winning work shall remain the property of Mosman Council. The artist retains copyright. Mosman Council must be acknowledged on any reproduction of the prize-winning work.
7. EXHIBITION SELECTION
The Judge will also select works of merit to be hung in the Mosman Art Prize exhibition, held at the Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman. All works selected for hanging must remain on show for the duration of the exhibition. The Judge’s decision shall be final and no subsequent discussion will be entered into. The 2018 Judge is artist and former Mosman Art Prize winner Cressida Campbell.
8. EXHIBITION HOURS
The 2018 Mosman Art Prize exhibition will be held in the Mosman Art Gallery, from Wednesday 26 September to Sunday 18 November 2018 inclusive. Admission is free. Open 7 Days: 10am–5pm.
9. SALE OF ARTWORKS
All works exhibited in the Mosman Art Prize may be for sale unless marked Not For Sale (NFS). A commission of 33.3% will be deducted from the selling price of any work sold by the Gallery. Should GST apply to the sale of your artwork, please ensure it is included in the total selling price. Artists affiliated with a specific commercial gallery should contact their gallery regarding ‘split commission’ arrangements. Split commission is 40% (20/20). The name of the gallery must be included on the entry form if commission is to be split.
10. ENTRY DETAILS AND FEE
The entry fee is $50 (inc. GST) per art work (Non-Refundable). A maximum of 2 works per artist (one online entry form per artwork). Entry forms must be completed by the artist. All details supplied by the artist are final including name of artwork, artists’ name and price of artwork.
11. PREPARATION OF ARTWORK
Works must be presented ready for exhibition: i.e. mounted and framed (if necessary) with ‘D-ring’ hanging devices attached. The artist’s name, address and phone number, title of work, price or Not For Sale (NFS) must be clearly marked on the back of each work, and on the Entry Form.
NO WET PAINTINGS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
12. SIZE OF ARTWORK
The maximum size of works entered in the Prize is an area of 2m² (i.e. length × width is no more than 2m², including frame) e.g.1.50m × 1.33m = 2.0m², 2.00m × 1.00m = 2.0m².
13. RECEIPT AND DELIVERY OF ENTRIES
Receipt of entries is Monday 10 September 2018 from 8am until 7pm. Entries must be delivered at the expense of the artist to Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way (Cnr with Myahgah Rd), Mosman. If artworks are delivered by courier – the name of the courier company must be noted on the entry form.
ALL ENTRY FORMS MUST ACCOMPANY THE ARTWORK. PLEASE DO NOT SEND FORMS OR PAYMENT SEPARATELY.
14. COLLECTION OF ENTRIES NOT SELECTED FOR EXHIBITION
Successful entrants will be listed on the website www.mosmanartgallery.org.au from Saturday 15 September. Works not selected must be collected from the Mosman Art Gallery between Tuesday 18 September and Wednesday 19 September between the hours of 10am - 6pm and Thursday 20 September, between the hours of 10am - 7pm. Works not collected by 30 September 2018 will be disposed of.
15. COLLECTION OF ARTWORKS AFTER EXHIBITION
Exhibitors must collect their works between Monday 19 November and Wednesday 21 November between 10am - 5pm and Thursday 22 November between 10am - 7pm at their own cost. Mosman Art Gallery will not be responsible for works not collected by this time. Works not collected by 30 November 2018 will be disposed of.
16. COLLECTION OF WORKS BY COURIER
Artworks not exhibited must be collected by courier on Wednesday 19 or Thursday 20 September, 10am - 5pm. Exhibited artworks must be collected by courier on Wednesday 21 or Thursday 22 November, 10am - 5pm. Artists must organise the courier and advise Mosman Art Gallery of all details, including the name of the courier company and approximate time and date for collection.
17. CARE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Mosman Art Gallery will exercise all reasonable care with works submitted, but will not be responsible for the loss of or damage to any work while in its custody or in transit to and from the Gallery.
Mosman Art Gallery reserves the right to photograph works exhibited in the Mosman Art Prize for the purpose of documentation and promotion. As part of the conditions of acquisition of the winning work, the winning artist will grant license to Mosman Art Gallery to reproduce the image of the painting in electronic and printed forms (e.g. for online inclusion as part of the Gallery’s collection) and for general publicity purposes. The artist will maintain copyright over all commercial reproductions of their winning painting. All necessary acknowledgements of authorship will be duly made.
19. MOSMAN COUNCIL PRIVACY MANAGEMENT PLAN
The personal details requested on this form will only be used for the purpose of processing your application, keeping records, and establishing your identity in accordance with Mosman Council’s Privacy Management Plan (August 2000). Access to the information is restricted to Council Officers and other authorised people.
20. INTERPRETATION OF THE RULES
In the event of a dispute regarding the interpretation of conditions, the decision of Mosman Art Gallery shall be binding on all parties.
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