Terms & Conditions
1.1 Entry fee per artwork $45 (RQAS Brisbane Members $30). Entry fees are not refundable.
1.2 Completed entry forms are to be returned, with the entry fee to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace Brisbane by Wednesday, 11th of October, 2023.
1.3 The successful completion and submission of this form and payment will be considered as receipt of payment and entry. The gallery will email you to confirm your place in the exhibition or if we need further information about your entry.
1.4 A selection process may be implemented. After the submissions, all artists will be advised if they have been selected as a finalist or not. Selection is based on the quality of artworks, their relevance to the brief and the gallery capacity. Only finalists will have their work exhibited in the Gallery.
1.5 Artwork must not have won a prize in any other competition. Artwork must not have been entered in an RQAS-sponsored competition in the last two years.
2.1 Artworks to be delivered to the Gallery at 3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, on Tuesday, 14th of November, 2023 from 10am – 12pm.
2.2 If you are not able to deliver at this time please contact the gallery to make alternative arrangements once your entry form has been submitted.
3.1 Entries must be the original work of the exhibitor, and not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party. If you are submitting a portrait the entrant must have the subject’s consent to enter the artwork in this exhibition including ensuring they understand the artwork may be displayed to the public.
3.2 Exhibitors agree to images of their work being reproduced in print and online for promotional purposes, to this end please include a digital jpeg file with your online entry or email to email@example.com. Save file as “yourname_artworktitle”
3.3 All works need to be easily carried by 1 person.
3.4 Artworks must not exceed 1.5m in width.
3.5 Entries are accepted, displayed, and returned at the owner’s risk. Freight and insurance are also the owner’s responsibility. All care will be taken, but no responsibility accepted for loss or damage.
3.6 Any questions artists have during installation must be addressed to the gallery director or their representative.
3.7 Should any dispute arise where no specific ruling is laid down the committee’s decision is final.
3.8 Our gallery is open to the public & they may take photographs of your artwork, you will not hold the RQAS responsible for such photography.
4.1 The work must be suitably presented and ready to be safely displayed with the appropriate hardware. Any artwork not professionally finished will not be able to be placed on display.
4.2 Framed artworks and works on canvas (or otherwise mounted) must be ready to hang on the wall using large “D” rings placed approximately 5cm from the top of the frame. Wire or string is not required.
4.5 Clearly mark the artist’s name, contact details, title of work, and price on the back of the artwork
4.6 Artworks MUST be clean, dry and professionally finished (such as but not limited to: squared up, un-warped and if on stretched canvas the edges must be painted) .
4.7 Artworks will only be displayed at the discretion of the Gallery, we will not display artwork deemed unsafe, offensive, or unsuitable.
5.1 Artwork must be for sale, please allow for RQAS commission and any applicable GST when setting price. Artists aged 17yrs or under DO NOT have to list their artwork for sale, but must notify gallery at time of entry.
5.2 The gallery will charge 27.5% commission (including GST) on all sales.
5.3 We offer 3-month lay-by options for buyers. Any lay-by not finalised within this time will have the artwork returned to the Artist.
5.4 Artists will be paid for any sales after the end of the exhibition OR when any lay-by is paid in full.
Pick up/Bump Out
6.1 Entries may ONLY be picked up at the end of the exhibition. Bump out is Saturday, 16th of December, 2023 from 10am-12pm.
6.2 Works not collected within three months of the exhibition closing date may be disposed of at the discretion of the RQAS Management Committee.
Events & Prizes
7.1 Opening event is Friday, 17th of November, 2023 at 7pm. All entrants and their guests must book in to opening event.
7.2 Prizes to the value of:
|People’s choice will be awarded at the end of the Exhibition. The winner will receive free Membership to RQAS Brisbane Branch for 12 months.
|Artists 30 and under are eligible for the Young Artist Recognition Award
|Current RQAS Members are eligible for the Fellows Recognition Award
The Judge/s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.