Pix from the Stix 2019

Who can enter?

Entries are in two sections, as follows:

Junior – up to 18 years

Senior – 19 years and over

How to enter?

Entry forms are available in the Gloucester Gallery, the Gloucester Visitor Information Centre and Uptown Country in Denison Street or download a copy online at https://gloucester-arts.com.au/pix-from-the-stix.html

Completed forms must be either emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your entry fee paid into the following account:

Bank - Commonwealth; BSB - 062-543; Account name - GACCI; Account Number – 10144691

IMPORTANT: please add the word PIX, YOUR SURNAME and INITIAL IN THE DESCRIPTION Example: PixJSmith       

 OR: Alternatively entries can be delivered to Gloucester Gallery or mailed to PO Box 217 Gloucester, 2422, accompanied by cheque payment (or paid in cash if delivering to Gloucester Gallery) on or before –5 pm, 5th July 2019 (no later than 5pm)

­The closing date for all entries is 5th July 2019. No late entries will be accepted.

All photos must be ready for hanging and judging and are to be delivered to the Gloucester Gallery, 25 Denison Street on Tuesday 16th July between 10am and 4pm.

The exhibition opening and prize winner announcements will be made at 7pm on Friday 19th July in the Gallery, an event to which all participants, friends and families are invited to attend.

CONDITIONS The following conditions apply to all entries:

  • Any person can enter up to five entries.
  • A fee of $15 per entry will be charged for each entry in the ‘Senior’ section and $5 per entry for the ‘Junior’ section at the time of delivery.
  • Maximum size of each photo strictly 29 x 50cm (or equivalent), excluding the frame.
  • Maximum of 3 photos for any one entry displayed as a series (Max 29 x 50cm in total area)
  • Courier and postage expenses are the responsibility of the entrant.
  • Gloucester Gallery takes no responsibility for any loss or damage of any works submitted.
  • Photos must have been taken within the last two years and not exhibited in the Gloucester Gallery or any other gallery within a 200km radius, for example the Gloucester Show.
  • Winning entries in any category must be made available in digital format (at low/screen resolution) for GACCI and the sponsor of that category to upload to their website and social media accounts at their own discretion. GACCI will endeavour to credit the photographers name where possible. Winning entry for The Lie of The Land Category will be required to provide a high resolution digital file for Fairfax to publish on the cover of Gloucester Advocate phone book.
  • Entries may be for sale in which case Gloucester Gallery regulations regarding sales would apply and attract a 10% commission on any entries sold.
  • All entries must be suitably framed for hanging consisting of a 2 hook system (one each side near the top at back of frame) and must not have the signature of the artist on the front of the photo or the mount, for the judging of prizes.
  • All unsold entries must be collected at 1pm from the Gallery on the final day of the exhibition Sunday 11th August 2019, unless otherwise arranged with the Coordinator. Any unsold entries uncollected after 2 months from the conclusion of the competition will automatically become the property of GACCI and the Gallery, unless arrangements have been made with the gallery to hold the work.
  • All entries must be clearly marked on the back with the following details:
    • Name of entrant;
    • Title of work;
    • Age category;
    • Price (if for sale);
    • Date of photo;
    • Type of camera used eg. SLR, compact camera or phone capture
    • Description of the location of the photo.

Any image deemed unsuitable/inappropriate will be excluded from the competition and/or the exhibition.

CATEGORIES:

The ’Junior’ section (Under18yrs) will have open genre categories.

The ‘Senior’ section must use one of the following ‘genres’ as the basis for the composition of their photograph.

  • Faces I have Met
  • The Lie of the Land – must be of the Gloucester area.
  • The Natural Environment
  • Man Made
  • Not your Normal photo
  • Absence of Colour


 

 

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