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The Small Art Show – 2024

22 November 2024 - 13 December 2024

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Start:
22 November 2024
End:
13 December 2024
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The Small Art Show is back at Petrie Terrace Gallery!

From urban sketchers and plein air painters, to studio works and works from the imagination.

Submit your own style of art to this small works show.

With an entry fee between $10- $30 this is an affordable show where you can enter multiple artworks – even unframed ones! It is also a great opportunity to get your shopping done early and pick up a unique Christmas gift.

Any media – including, but not limited to: photography, prints, drawings, pastels, paintings, collage, 3D & mixed media works. Artworks to be 21x30cm (A4) or smaller, and can be entered in 1 of 3 sections.

 

Section 1: 2D

Artworks mounted on board, stretched canvas, aluminium, works on paper, fabric or other media, including watercolours, drawings, photography, prints, or mixed media or similar to be displayed on wall.

Section 2: 3D

Sculpture & 3D works to be displayed on plinths

 

Size of works: Each artwork must not exceed 21x30cm, and an additional 15cm is allowed for framing/mounting (i.e. total framed size no greater than 36x45cm). Free-standing sculptures to be displayed on plinths. 3D works must not exceed 21x21x30cm

Optional Framing: All works must be framed to be displayed in the exhibition. Entrants can choose to pay the framing fee and RQAS will supply a frame. This would be suitable, for example, for posted works, or works on paper but can be utilised by any entrant for a fee.

The Royal Queensland Art Society is proudly supported by

Brisbane City Council

Click on the buttons below to view prizes, event dates and entry fees:

DATES

Event ActivityDate
1Entry forms submitted to RQAS by:Wednesday 23rd October, by 3:30pm
2Bring in day-Artwork to be delivered to RQAS:Tuesday 19th November, 10:00am to 12:00pm
3Exhibition Opens to Public:Friday 22nd November, 10:00am
4Exhibition closes:Friday 13th December, 3:30pm
5Bump out Day - pickup your work:Saturday 14th December, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Please note RQAS is closed from Sunday 15th December for Christmas. If you are unable to pick up your work by the date above, we will store your work in the gallery until re-opening on January 15th 2025.

ENTRY FEES

Entry FeeDescription
$20Per Framed Artwork (RQAS Members $10)
$15Framing Fee - If entrants pay the framing fee you may collect frames from the gallery prior to delivery dates, contact us to arrange or artworks may be delivered unframed and will be framed at the gallery.

This Exhibition is Not Judged

Terms & Conditions

  • Entry Fee per artwork: $20

RQAS Brisbane Members: $10

1.2 Entry fees are not refundable, non-transferable and are associated with administration expenses.

2D Section:

Artworks mounted on board,  stretched canvas, aluminium, works on paper, fabric or other media, including watercolours, drawings, photography, prints, or mixed media or similar to be displayed on wall.

Size of 2D works: Each artwork must not exceed 21x30cm, and an additional 15cm is allowed for framing/mounting (i.e. total framed size no greater than 36x45cm).

3D Section

Free-standing sculptures to be displayed on plinths. 3D works must not exceed 21x21x30cm

Optional* Framing by RQAS

Cost $15

If entrants pay the framing fee you  may collect frames from the gallery prior to delivery dates, contact us to arrange or artworks may be delivered unframed and will be framed at the gallery.

 

1.3 Entry forms can be completed either:

  • on the RQAS website,
  • emailed to: entries@rqas.com.au
  • or are to be returned to Petrie Terrace Gallery at Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace Brisbane.

1.3   The successful completion and submission of entry form, image(s) and payment will be considered as receipt of payment and entry form. The gallery will email you to confirm your place in the exhibition or if we need further information about your entry.

1.4   If the number artworks entered exceed gallery capacity a selection process may be implemented. When all entries have been received, artists will be notified if a selection process will be implemented, and all artists will be advised if they have been selected as a finalist or not.

Delivery

2.1 Artworks to be delivered to the Gallery at 3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, 4000.

2.1.2 Artworks that will be delivered via post or courier may be sent to Gallery from September 2024.

Artwork

3.1 The Artwork must be 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 entries@rqas.com.au. Save file as “yourname_artworktitle”

3.3 Our gallery is open to the public & they may take photographs of your artwork, you will not hold the RQAS responsible for such photography.

3.6 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.

3.8 Should any dispute arise where no specific ruling is laid down the committee’s decision is final.

Presentation

4.1 The work must be suitably presented and ready to be safely displayed.

4.2 2D works must be ready to hang on the wall using medium “D” rings placed approximately 5cm from the top of the frame, with wire or string between. If works are not ready to hang there will be an additional fee of $15 per artwork

4.3 “ Freestanding” works must be ready to be safely displayed on plinth, Entrants are welcome to supply their own plinth or displays- please contact the gallery to discuss

4.4 Artworks MUST be dry and clean.

4.5 Artworks will only be displayed at the discretion of the Gallery, we will not display artwork deemed unsafe, offensive, or unsuitable.

4.6  Any questions artists have during installation must be addressed to the Director or their representative.

Sales

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 Works not collected within three months of the exhibition closing date may be disposed of at the discretion of the RQAS Management Committee.

Events

7.1 We request all entrants and their guests book for opening and other events.

ENTRY FORM COMING SOON