Conditions of Entry 2024


1.1 Due to limited exhibition space, a maximum of TWO (2) entries per artist is permitted. If submitting more than one entry, both works together must fit with the maximum size permitted.
1.2 Work maximum width 1100mm and Height 1500mm, including sculpture.
1.3 Entries must be the original work of the entrant and have been completed in the previous 12 months – delivered work must be identical to photo.
1.4 Work must be easily transportable and ready to hang or display (using D-rings and wire (sawtooth hanging fixtures are not accepted). 
1.5 Plinths must be stable and suitable for a Community exhibition involving young children.
1.5 Work must be for sale with price nominated on entry form.
1.6 The committee reserves the right to refuse any work (or plinths) it deems unsuitable, or due to the size of the art work, or due to safety constraints. As this is a Community exhibition with very young children also exhibiting, overly nude, erotic, or works of violence will not be accepted. No discussion will entered into.
1.7 The work entered must not have won a prize in a previous art competition.
1.8 The work entered cannot be sold elsewhere up to and during the exhibition dates 22nd – 24th November 2024.


2.1 All entries with payment are to be made online via our website. We cannot accept cheques or bank transfers.
2.2 The non-refundable entry fee in 2024 is $25.00 per entry.
2.3 A quality photograph of the piece must accompany your entry for curatorial purposes and listing on the website.
2.4 The completed online entry and fee must be received no later than 5pm 27th October 2024. A receipt is issued immediately by email.
2.5 Late entries will not be accepted, no exceptions.
2.6 Works, titles and prices cannot be changed after the entry form is submitted.


3.1 Artists are required to print out a label with your name, title of the work and category, and attach to the back of their art work. Find the label here. Artists can fill it out on the screen and print it out, or print the label and fill it out by hand.
3.2 All work must be ready for hanging, with cord/wire firmly attached.
3.3 OILS must be dry or will not be accepted.


4.1 All works must be delivered to Ocean Shores Community Centre, 55 Rajah Rd, Ocean Shores NSW 2483 between 11:30am- 6pm on Thursday 21st November 2024.
4.2 Artists are advised to insure their works against loss or damage. Although the organisers will take the greatest care, they will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage however caused.
4.3 Artists will be responsible for arranging transport of their works to OCEAN SHORES COMMUNITY CENTRE on November between 11:30am – 6pm in the allocated category time.
4.4 Unsold works exhibited at the OCEAN SHORES COMMUNITY CENTRE must be collected between 4 -6 pm on Sunday 24th  November 2024 at the OCEAN SHORES COMMUNITY CENTRE.
4.5 No further responsibility will be taken by the committee for works not collected by 6pm on 24th November– including purchased pieces.
4.6 Any winning work forfeit the prize if not delivered to the Committee by 21st November by 6pm no matter what the reason.
4.7 It is the artist’s responsibility to arrange for collection, or shipping of any sold work.
4.8 The OSAE is not involved in shipping of art works. Any shipping arrangements are between the artist and the buyer.


5.1 Independent judges will conduct judging of artworks entered.
The judges’ decision will be, in all cases, absolutely final and no correspondence of any kind will be entered into.


6.1 The commission is 20% of the sale price.
6.2 Proceeds of any sale (less commission) will be paid to the artist within 21 days or as soon as possible after a card payment has been cleared.


7.1 The information collected for your entry will be used to contact you now, and in the future, unless you inform us in writing not to do so.
7.2 The OSARTEXPO reserves the right to use images of art work entered for future promotional purposes.