Conditions of Entry
Online entry only
To be submitted no later than 5pm EST Friday 1 March 2019
Checklist For Artists
- Entry fee – $45 per artwork, maximun of two entries
- Images of works – JPEG files, 300DPI, 4MB and above, name and title on all files
- Artist statement – written in the third person including explanation of artwork, art making process. Max 100 words
- Brief CV & Statement – PDF, max 2 pages
- Applications open – October 2018
- Applications close – Friday 1 March 2019, 5PM EST
- Artists advised of selection – Friday 5 April 2019
- Artwork delivery – Monday 20 – Friday 24 May 2019
- Official opening and announcement – Saturday 1 June 2019
- Artwork return – Monday 12 – Friday 18 August 2019
Conditions Of Entry
Please Note – read all conditions of entry carefully – applications that are submitted which do not comply with these guidelines will not be accepted.
Entry is open to all Australian professional practising artists working in textile media.
WCTA Acquisitive Award
The WCTA is a $10,000 Acquisitive Award. The winning artwork will be selected from the Award Exhibition. The prize is acquisitive and the single winning work will become part of the Wangaratta Art Gallery Collection, owned by the Rural City of Wangaratta. Works by other finalists may be considered for acquisition.
Artists may submit a maximum of two works. All works submitted must be available for the exhibiton and must have been executed since July 2018. All work must be for sale. A commission of 20% will be retained by the Wangaratta Art Gallery; listed prices on artworks should include this commission. For artworks requiring difficult/suspended or unusual installation methods, the artist is advised to discuss requirements with Gallery staff prior to entering the Award.
Entry Deadline & Fee
Entries must be received by 5pm EST Friday 1 March 2019. Entry fee is $45, inc GST per artwork (max 2 entries $90).
A completed online entry form indicates that the entrant authorises the reproduction of images of their work and extracts from the artist’s statement and CV in the catalogue, website, publicity and associated publications related to the award.
Artist Statement & CV
The Artist’s Statement needs to be written in the third person. This statement should include an explanation of the artwork and the art making processes. Maximum of 100 words. Include a brief CV. This is a maximum of 2 pages.
Artists should submit 2 images for each work – one image of the whole work and one detail. Images must be in high resolution JPEG format, 40mb or larger. JPEG files must include the following details as the file name: surname-firstname-title of work.jpeg
Non-Consideration For The Award
The Director of the Wangaratta Art Gallery as the administrator of the award reserves the right to reject an entry if it is considered not to meet the criteria for entry. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence shall be entered into.
Freight & Delivery
Selected works must be delivered to the Wangaratta Art Gallery, 56 Ovens St, Wangaratta between Monday 20 – Friday 24 May 2019 between 9am – 5pm. Freight to and from the Wangaratta Art Gallery and transit insurance are the responsibility of the entrant. The Wangaratta Art Gallery will insure all works whilst in situ on gallery premises.
Collection & Return Of Artworks
We advise use of an art courier or personal collection of your artworks. Once work is receipted on collection from the Wangaratta Art Gallery, the gallery can take no further responsibility.
Please tick the box on the entry form to state you have read and accept the conditions of entry for the Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award 2019. The materials submitted for consideration by the judging panel represent my own original work.