Conditions of Entry 2019
Theme – Celebrating a Moment
Entering the Ocean Shores Art Expo means you have thought about a way of representing the theme, Celebrating a Moment, in your own individual style. For 2019 only you may simultaneously enter the Ocean Shores Golden Jubilee Award. To do this your piece must reflect an aspect of the history of Ocean Shores within the theme of Celebrating a Moment.
You do not have to enter the Golden Jubilee Award but if you wish to be considered for the Golden Jubilee Award please complete that section when you make your online entry.
ARTWORK(S) TO ENTER
1.1 Maximum number of entries per artist is two (2).
1.2 Entries must be the original work of the entrant and have been completed in the last 12 months.
1.3 All works must be for sale with price nominated on entry.
1.4 Subject matter must be relevant to the theme.
2.1 All entries with payment are to be made online via our site www.osartexpo.com
2.2 The non-refundable entry fee is $25.00 per entry (maximum fee $50).
2.3 The completed online entry and fee must be received no later than midnight WEDNESDAY 24 July 2019. A receipt is issued immediately by email.
2.4 Late entries will not be accepted.
2.5 Works, titles and prices must not be changed after the entry form is submitted.
3.1 A label and an information package, will be sent out by email 5 days prior to the Expo weekend, this label must be attached to the back of each artwork.
3.2 All work must be ready for hanging, either framed or mounted with cord or wire firmly attached.
3.3 OILS MUST BE DRY or work will not be accepted.
3.4 Maximum overall size for hanging works: 1 metre x 1.2 metre.
3.5 For sculpture maximum footprint to be no larger than 1 sq. metre and maximum weight of 30 kg. Artist to supply their own plinth for sculptures.
DELIVERY AND COLLECTION
4.1 Works must be delivered to the venue between 2 - 6pm on Thursday 22 August 2019.
4.2 The committee reserves the right to refuse to hang any piece it deems unsuitable or for reasons due to excessive size of the artwork or safety constraints.
4.3 The organisers will take the greatest care and provide security, but will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage however caused.
4.4 Artists are advised to insure their own works against loss or damage.
4.5 The artist will be responsible for arranging transport of his/her works to and from the venue.
4.6 Unsold works must be collected between 4 - 5pm on Sunday 25 August 2019.
4.7 No further responsibility will be taken by the committee for works not collected by this date.
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 There will be a sales commission of 20%.
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 Each artist above the age of 18 is entitled to a single admission to Awards Night. Due to Department of Education policy, the Expo is an Adult Only event as alcohol is served. Children and artists under 18 years old are welcome over the Expo weekend.
DATA COLLECTION AND IMAGES
8.1 The information collected for your entry will be used to contact you now and in the future unless you tell us not to do so.
8.2 The Art Expo reserves the right to use images of artwork exhibited for future promotional purposes.