Terms & Conditions
Entry is open to Brisbane Branch Members of the RQAS.
1.1 Entry fee per artwork $30.
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 Monday 24th May.
1.3 Please note the successful completion and submission of this form and payment of entry fee should be considered as acceptance to exhibit in this show – the gallery will NOT contact you to confirm your place in the exhibition. We will only contact entrants if we need further information about your entry, or if your artwork is not accepted for exhibition.
1.4 Entry fees are not refundable.
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 Wednesday 9th June, 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.
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 The combined area of works submitted by one person must not exceed 2 square metres (height multiplied by the width= square metres, for example: 1.3m x 1.5m= 1.95 m2).
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.
4.1 The work must be suitably presented and ready to be safely displayed with the appropriate hardware.
4.2 Framed artworks and works on canvas (or otherwise mounted) must be ready to hang on the wall using “D” rings placed approximately 5 to 10cm from the top of the frame. Wire or string is not required.
4.3 Label placement for 2D artwork: Place an artwork label on the back but hanging below the edge on the lower right-hand side as seen from the front.
4.4 Label Placement for 3D artworks: Place label so it can be seen without lifting the work.
4.5 Clearly mark the artist’s name, contact details, title of work, and price on this artwork label.
Example of Artwork Label:
4.6 Artworks MUST be dry and clean.
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.
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 Friday 5th July 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 Saturday 12h June, 2pm. All entrants and their guests must book in to opening event.
Best Artwork $2000
First Prize in each section $500
Second Prize in each section $250
Youth Prize (aged 30 or under) $250
People’s choice will be awarded at the end of the Exhibition.
Winner will receive free Membership to RQAS Brisbane Branch for 12 months.
RQAS reserves the right to reduce the prize money if there is insufficient quality of artwork or there are fewer than fifteen entries in any section.