Sunday, October 16, 2011

Albury Art Prize 2012

Deadline: November 1, 2011 (ONLINE)

Albury Art Prize 2012

Albury NSW
27 January 2012 - 4 March 2012

The Albury Art Prize is one of New South Wales' oldest municipal art awards. Over its 64 year old history, a substantial number of renowned artists such as Noel Counihan, Fred Cress, Robert Jacks, Louis Kahan, Deborah Klein, Daniel Moynihan and Imants Tiller have been awarded the prize.

This year the Albury Art Prize is offering $20,000 for an international residency, attracting visual artists from across Australia.

The shortlisted entrants are to exhibited at the Albury Art Gallery with the winner announced on Friday 27 January 2012.

Terms and Conditions (truncated)

Australian citizens or residents of Australia are invited to submit one entry in the 2012 Albury Art Prize.

Entries can be of any visual medium. Artists are responsible for all equipment, hanging and transport necessary for their works.

Eligible works in the proposal must have been executed within two years of 1st May 2012 and must be the original work of the artist.

The application must include:
• Up to 5 images of work for consideration by the selection jury (jpg format)
• The artists' curriculum vitae
• A detailed rationale, project plan and budget for the residency program the artist proposes to undertake
• Completed online entry form and payment of non-returnable fee of $60.00
• Electronic files are to be no larger than 2Mb

Entries close 12pm EST Tuesday 1 November 2011. Late entries will not be accepted.

The judging panel will consider the merits of the submitted artwork and residency proposal and develop a shortlist.

Artists will be notified 12th December 2011 by by email and/or mail if they have been short-listed.

The judge's decision will be final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered into.

Payment of the $20,000 prize money will be made to the successful artist on return of the signed contract agreement and tax invoice. The prize money is exclusive of tax.

Finished work must be delivered to the Albury Art Gallery on or before 4pm Friday 16th January 2012.

Artists will be responsible for cost of freight each way and insurance whilst in transit. Work will be insured whilst in situ at the Albury Art Gallery.

Works may be for sale during the exhibition and a 30% commission will apply.

No commission will be charged on purchases made by AlburyCity.

Visit website for complete details including online registration:

553 Kiewa Street
PO Box 323,
Albury NSW 2640
P: (02) 6023 8111
F: (02) 6023 8190