Terms & Conditions
1.1 Entry fee is $35. Artists may submit up to four works (digital submission) for pre-selection.
All entrants will be granted RQAS Membership for 1 year.
1.2 Entry forms can be completed online at www.rqas.com.au OR returned, with the entry fee to: email@example.com or Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace Brisbane by Tuesday 28th June 2022
1.3 The successful completion and submission of this form 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 When all entries have been received, artists will be advised if they have been selected as a finalist or not. Only finalists will have their work exhibited in the Gallery.
1.5 Entry fees are not refundable and are associated with administration expenses.
1.7 Entrant must be a Queensland Resident, Proof of Address or Personal ID may be required.
2.1 Artworks to be delivered to the Gallery at 3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, on Tuesday 19th July to Saturday 23rd July 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.
- Media is the artists choice, however Photography will not be accepted.
3.1 A suitably mounted Giclee image is acceptable as an entry for a digitally painted image.
3.3 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.
3.4 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Save file as “yourname_artworktitle”
3.5 All efforts will be made to ensure the necessary acknowledgements of authorship are made.
3.6 Our gallery is open to the public & they may take photographs of your artwork, and you will not hold the RQAS responsible for such photography.
3.7 Artworks should not exceed 1.5 square meters (including frame). Stretched canvas is considered to be framed. (example 0.93m wide x 1.6 high=1.488 sq. m)
3.8 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.
3.9 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 Section 1 exhibitors (18-30 year olds) must adhere to the following conditions:
Framed artworks and works on canvas (or otherwise mounted) must be ready to hang on the wall using medium or large sized “D” rings placed approximately 5cm from the top of the frame. Wire or string is not required.
4.3 Section 2 exhibitors (artists under 17 years old) Artist can submit their work ready to hang with “D” Rings.
Or: unframed artwork will be accepted as long as it is presented neatly as outlined below:
- paper with normal straight edges
- deckled edge paper
iii. mounted on board with a mount board “frame” to provide extra protection of the works on paper, with small D Rings taped to the back of the card.
- Magnets would be used to hang works on paper that are submitted unframed.
4.4 ALL SECTIONS: Clearly mark the artist’s name, contact details, title of work, and price on this artwork label, to be placed on the back of the work.
4.5 Artworks MUST be dry and clean.
4.6 Artworks will only be displayed at the discretion of the Gallery, we will not display artwork deemed unsafe, offensive, or unsuitable.
4.7 Any questions artists have during installation must be addressed to the Creative Director or their representative.
5.1 Artwork DOES NOT need to be for sale but if setting a sale price , please allow for RQAS commission and any applicable GST when setting price.
5.2 The gallery will charge 33% 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 Monday 22nd August between 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 Night is 5th August 2022 at 7pm. We request all entrants and their guests’ book for opening and other events via Eventbrite.
Dress code: Dress to impress!
|Section 1 First Prize
|Section 1 Second Prize
|Section 2 First Prize
Selection and Judging
8.1 Selector/s will view all the digital images and select the finalists for the exhibition from the images received. Artists will then be informed if they have been selected as a finalist or not.
8.2 The Judge will award the prizes from the finalist exhibition.
8.3 The decision of the Judge/s is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.