N AT I O N A L A W A R D F O R T W O - D I M E N S I O N A L W O R K S I N A N Y M E D I U M

ART AWARD
AWARD $5000
KEY DATES
Monday 7th September
Closing date for entries

OPENING FUNCTION & AWARD PRESENTATION Saturday 24th October 2009 at 5pm at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery SELECTOR & JUDGE Dr. Ed Hanfling
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Works are to initially be presented on CD. This has the benefit of saving artists unnecessary freight costs incurred in getting work to the island. If you wish to submit work for consideration, please ensure you carefully follow the criteria laid out below.

WAIHEKE

Monday 28th September
Artists advised of selection results

Monday 19th October
Selected works received at the gallery Hours 10am – 4pm

The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable). Entry is limited to one work per artist. Every work must be original, the sole work of the artist, and not completed in a class of instruction. Work must not have been exhibited previously and must have been completed within the last year. Work must be for sale and no larger than 1200mm in height or length.

CRITERIA

Friday 23rd October
Members Gala Preview 6pm

Saturday 24th October
Exhibition opens at 10am. Award ceremony commences at 5pm

Monday 16th November
Exhibition closes at 12 noon. Unsold works available for collection

The Waiheke Art Award is proudly sponsored by Walker and Hall in association with Kennedy Point Vineyard and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.

Waiheke Community Art Gallery 2 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081

Ph: (09) 372 9907

OPEN 7 DAYS 10AM-4PM director@waihekeartgallery.org.nz

www.waihekeartgallery.org.nz

ARTISTS WISHING TO ENTER, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
PRESENTATION OF WORK PACKAGING / FREIGHT
Please provide a CD containing no more than 3 photos of the work you wish to enter, plus a printed image no larger than A4. A CV or biographical details must also be included. A completed entry form and a cheque for $45 (non-refundable entry fee) should accompany the CD. Please make cheques payable to Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Your entry must be received by the gallery no later than Monday 7th September, 2009. DO NOT SEND YOUR ACTUAL WORK. From the submissions, guest selector and judge Dr. Ed Hanfling will decide on the final selection of work to be exhibited. Artists will be advised of selection (or non-selection) by Monday 28th September. From the finalists the judge will select the award winner. The judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. The award winner and merit awards will be announced at the opening function starting at 5pm on Saturday 24th October 2009. Transportation to and attendance at the opening function is at the entrant’s cost. All entries must be available for sale. The gallery commission is 40% (including GST) of the retail price.

WHAT TO SEND

If your work is selected, it will need to arrive at the gallery no later than Monday 19th October. This is an award for two-dimensional work in any medium. Work must be presented ready for exhibition hanging. Poorly presented work may be disqualified. PLEASE ATTACH TO THE WORK: The name and address of the artist, the retail price of the work (including any GST), the title, size and medium.

SELECTION PROCESS

All entries must be packaged securely and easily repackaged for return. Insurance during transit is the responsibility of the artist. Prepaid courier tickets or cheque to cover return freight costs must be included with the work. Alternatively, arrangements must be made for the collection of work within 7 days of the closing of the exhibition. The WCAG will not take responsibility for work remaining in the gallery more than 14 days after the close of the exhibition.

SALE

ENTRY FORM

ARTIST CONTACT DETAILS

Name Address

Email Phone Mobile

ENTRY DETAILS

Title of work Dimensions Medium

Retail price (including any GST and the gallery’s commission, which will be deducted from the retail price) MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENCLOSED: CD with no more than 3 photos, CV or biographical details Image of work (no larger than A4) Cheque Entry form PLEASE POST THIS ENTRY FORM TOGETHER WITH ENTRY FEE TO: Waiheke Community Art Gallery, 2 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081. Any enquiries, please call gallery director Linda Chalmers on (09) 372 9907

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