Art of the Body 2019 DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Wednesday 13th March 2019 COB
Theme Subject matter for the artworks will be the human figure, celebrating the beauty of our human anatomy. The Art Work is in the public arena and therefore must fit into a (PG) Classification as per the Australian Classification system which defines this as: ‘The content is mild in impact. It is not recommended for viewing by persons under 15 without guidance from parents or guardians.’ BFAC reserves the right to not accept material which does not fit this definition.
Number of works per participant Participants may submit up to three works for pre-selection.
New work Work submitted must be recent and has been executed in the 12 months prior to 5 April 2019.
Artworks can be in any medium 2D, 3D, installation, or multimedia.
Invitation to exhibit Invitations to exhibit are not guaranteed to all who submit an entry form. The BFAC reserves the right to exercise curatorial judgement based on the number and type of work proposed.
Jpegs of Artworks Each artwork submitted for selection in the Art of the Body exhibition must be accompanied with a .jpg format, digital image. All images must be labeled to match entry form with artwork details (Artistname_artworktitle_exhibitiontitle), eg. MARTINZoe_positiveimage_ArtoftheBody2019 Jpegs must be larger than 500 KB and no bigger than 2 MB. If artworks aren’t named to convention, we cannot accept your entry.
Credit Photographers of your work by adding their name to the END of your file name eg. MARTINZoe_positiveimage_ArtoftheBody2019_photobyaliciasharples
Promotion & Photography of Work Entrants agree to allow reproduction of their work in part or in whole for publicity and promotional purposes only of Art of the Body. The BFAC will attribute the artist wherever practical. If the BFAC uses such images for the promotion of the BFAC, then the result of that use is the intellectual property of the BFAC. If the photo of your work was not taken by you please credit the photographer at the end of your image file name eg. _photobyaliciasharples
Sale of Artworks Commission of 35% from sales of artwork is paid to the Gallery. All artwork must be for sale. Artists set the retail price on the entry form. Payments for sales will be forwarded to you within one month of the end of exhibition.
2D Artwork The size of a 2D artwork is maximum 900mm wide (including frame). Must NOT have one side more than 1.5 m in length. Unless permission granted from curator.
All artworks must be suitably presented for hanging; 2D works must be dry with properly affixed ‘D’ rings and firmly attached hanging wire. The Curator has the right to refuse works deemed not suitable for hanging.
3D Artwork Artwork must NOT be larger than 1.5 metres square with a height restriction of 1.5 metres. 3D artworks must be free standing, have a stable base and be no heavier than 15 kg per component.
Installations Requiring floor or wall space will NOT be more than 1.5 m x 1.5 m square.
Digital There is limited capacity for multimedia art however we encourage artists interested in this media to contact us to discuss before lodging your entry form.
Fragile work There is limited capacity to protect work – it may not be possible to meet all requests and work may have to be declined.
Withdrawal of Work Works must be available for viewing for the entire duration of the exhibition.
Delivery of Artworks upon selection All artwork to be delivered to the venue of the BFAC,Wednesday 3 April 2019 between 10am and 12noon. The artist warrants that the work is original and does not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party. The artist indemnifies the BFAC against any loss resulting from breach of these warranties. Each piece must be clearly marked with name, address, contact details and title of work and sale price.
Collection of Art Work All unsold work must be collected between 1pm and 3pm Tuesday 7 May 2018.
Other While all reasonable care will be taken, the BFAC will accept no responsibility for damage to work during installation, display or dismantling of the exhibition. The participating artist is responsible for: a) insurance of all works for the duration of the exhibition including delivery and collection and b) delivery, collection and any associated costs of works entered in the exhibition.
Entry Fee Accepted entries must pay a $20 entry fee per artist, per artwork upon selection. Entry Fee includes GST. All proceeds from entry fees fund exhibition-related expenses.
Notification Date of Successful Entry Notification by email of successful entries will occur during the week of the 18th March 2019. An invoice will accompany this email for $20 per artwork accepted. PLEASE NOTE: Unsuccessful entries will not be contacted.
PLEASE ONLY submit an entry form if you can follow through to committing your work to this exhibition. Please do not double-book your work, ie. commit it to other conflicting exhibitions; or sell it without securing its availability for our exhibit, after submitting your application.
Thanks for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you.