ABOUT THE PRIZE
The 2018 Mosman Youth Art Prize celebrates its 30th year in 2018!
The Mosman Youth Art Prize is an annual exhibition organised by Mosman Council which features the diverse talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists aged between 12 and 21 years. It was initiated in 1988 by the internationally renowned artist and Mosman resident Ken Done AM.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Maximum of one entry per artist. Entry form must be completed online and two printed copies are to be submitted with the artwork on the day of receipting.
The competition is open to all young artists from 12 to 21 years of age (excluding primary school children).
There are three sections:
(A) Junior 12 to 14 years
(B) Senior 15 to 17 years
(C ) Tertiary 18 to 21 years
HSC major works are eligible. Any Mosman Councillor, Mosman Council staff and members of their immediate families are ineligible.
2. MEDIA CATEGORIES
Submitted artworks can be in a range of media including; drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture/installation, textile, video
The maximum size/weight of an artwork is:
> 2 sq metres for two-dimensional works (inc. frame).
eg 1.50m × 1.33m = 2sq metres
eg 2.00m × 1.00m = 2sq metres
> 40kg maximum weight, any medium.
4. PRESENTATION OF WORK
The following methods are acceptable:
1) Professionally framed, including mount board under glass,
2) Works on canvas may be mounted on a stretcher frame,
3) Works on paper (e.g. drawing or prints) without frames must be mounted on foam-core (an art cardboard available from art supply shops).
4) Video must be 10 minutes maximum on DVD only
No unprotected glass edges or wet paintings will be accepted. Works may be rejected due to poor presentation. All entries should be clearly labelled on the back with title, price (if for sale), category entered (A, B or C), name of artist, address and telephone number.
5. ENTRY FEE
An entry fee of $10 (inc. GST) is payable per artwork. Artists may submit a maximum of one artwork. If artwork is not selected for exhibition, the entry fee is NOT refundable.
The adjudicator will be artist Ken Done AM.
The adjudicator's decision will be final and no subsequent discussion will be entered into.
Over $14,000 of cash prizes, scholarships and art materials will be awarded.
8. SALE OF WORKS
All works shall be for sale unless marked Not for Sale.
A commission of 33.3% will be deducted by Mosman Council from the selling price of each work sold.
9. RECEIPT OF ENTRIES
Entries will be received at Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman on Monday 5 March between 8.30am and 6.00pm.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH ENTRY FORM TO ARTWORK BUT PRESENT TWO COPIES SEPARATELY ON RECEIPTING DAY.
10. NON-SELECTED WORKS
Selected entries will appear on the Gallery website by 5pm Friday 9 March. Unsuccessful entries must be collected from Mosman Art Gallery Monday 12 March – Wednesday 14 March 10am - 5pm. Works not collected at this time can only be collected by making an appointment with the Gallery administrator on (02) 9978 4178. Works not collected will be disposed of.
11. AWARD PRESENTATIONS
The Award Presentations function will be held at the Mosman Art Gallery on Friday 16 March at 6.30pm. Entry will be $10 per person, $5 concession, $20 per family. FREE entry to exhibiting artists and children under 12.
Entrants short listed to win a prize will be notified and are required to attend the Awards Presentation.
12. EXHIBITION OF ARTWORKS
The exhibition will be held at Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman.
All works must remain in the exhibition until it finishes on 15 April. The exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday 17 March to Sunday 15 April during the following times: 7 Days, 10am to 5pm. Closed public holidays.
13. COLLECTION OF EXHIBITED ENTRIES
Entries can be collected from 10.00am – 5.00pm Monday 16 to Thursday 19 April at Mosman Art Gallery. Works not collected at this time can only be collected by confirming prior arrangements with the Gallery administrator on (02) 9978 4178. Works not collected will be disposed of.
14. CARE AND RESPONSIBILITY
The Mosman Art Gallery will exercise all reasonable care with the works submitted for this exhibition. However, it does not insure them against damage or theft, this is the responsibility of the artist.
15. MOSMAN COUNCIL PRIVACY
The personal details requested on this form are being collected, and will only be used for the purpose of processing your application, keeping records, & establishing your identity in accordance with Mosman Council's Privacy Management Plan (August 2000). Access to the information is restricted to Council Officers and other authorised people.
16. INTERPRETATION OF THE RULES
In the event of a dispute regarding the interpretation of the rules and conditions, the decision of the Council shall be binding on all parties.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
MOSMAN ART GALLERY
1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman
Open 7 days, 10am – 5pm
Closed public holidays
(02) 9978 4178