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Art Competition

Frost and Bloom 

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The Winterfest Art Competition is a showcase of local artists from Bundanoon and the immediate area.  Bundanoon has a unique sense of place and belonging for all residents and that sense of belonging is reflected in this year’s theme.

The competition is open across three categories, with the artists’ work being displayed at the Supper Room, Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Bundanoon for the week prior to Winterfest during the weekend of Winterfest.

To enter simply complete the entry form and deliver your entry to the Supper Room on the dates and times listed below.

All entrants, family and friends are invited to the Exhibition Opening on 01st July 2024 at 6pm at the Supper Room.  Entry is a gold coin donation.  Light refreshments will be served, and we will announce the Judges’ Choice Winners.

THeme: "Frost and Bloom"

This theme was selected by the Bundanoon Winterfest Committee to reflect the seasons that define Bundanoon.  Winter and Spring.   Bundanoon is nestled on an escapement overlooking Moreton National Park.  Due to this unique position we have an equally unique climate.  Frosty mornings give way to warm days and misty evenings with flowers that bloom even in winter when frost is on the ground.  The sense of the deep bush that surrounds us permeates our souls and is reflected in our community in everything from our gardens to our art.

 

We ask all entrants to consider their relationship with the seasons and create their work to reflect this theme and to supply a narrative to their work.

prizes

Judges Choice:

Overall winner $500

 

Public Choice:

Overall winner $250

entries

All entrants must complete and submit the online form prior to Thursday 27th June 2024.

Entries and accompanying entry labels can be delivered to the following locations and dates:

Supper Room, Bundanoon Soldiers’ Memorial Hall

Sunday 30th June, 2024 12noon and 2pm

 

Entries for all categories must be received no later than Thursday 27th June 2024

Please note that late entries will not be accepted. 

Entries must be collected from the Supper Room, Sunday 07th July between 10am and 1pm ONLY.

Judges
  1. Megan Morgan – Director - Ngununggula Gallery 

  2. Christine Janssen – President -  Bundanoon Community Association 

  3. Jonathan Melrose-Rae – Convenor Bundanoon Winterfest

  4. David le Cheminant – Bundanoon Winterfest Art Competition Committee

  5. Jo le Cheminant – Bundanoon Winterfest Art Competition Committee

  6. Meegan Williams – Director – Jordan’s Crossing Real Estate

key dates to remember

Bundanoon Winterfest Opening Night and Judging

Announcement of Judges Choice Winners – Art Competition

Monday 01st July 2024, 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Gold Coin donation

 

Viewing and nominations for Public Choice

Times to be confirmed

Announcement of Public Choice winners

Saturday 06th  July 3.30pm

All winners will be published in the next edition of the Jordan’s Crossing Gazette, and notified via phone.

Terms and Conditions

1. Entry is open to residents of Bundanoon and immediate surrounding areas. Entry is open as per the age categories below.

2. All entries must be suitable for display by hanging e.g. painting, sketching, water colour, collage, photography.

3  Each entry must be the original unaided work of the artist and completed within the last 12 months and must be suitably prepared for immediate hanging in gallery tracking system. E.g., complete with ‘D” rings or wire firmly attached to the back of painting or photograph. 

3. Maximum size for painting is not to exceed 1200mm x 900mm not including frame. Minimum size for photographs to be 250x200mm not including frame or matting. 

4. Artist MUST complete enclosed label and attach it to back of artwork.

5. Entries are restricted to two per artist. 

6. All entries submitted will be displayed but the committee reserves the right to reject any entry deemed unsuitable or not complying with a condition of entry. The judge and Bundanoon Winterfest committee’s decisions will be final. 

7. The committee reserves the right to have entries reproduced in any media format for publicity and documentation. 

8. No subject may be entered in more than one section and no alteration to title from that stated on the entry form will be accepted. The signed entry form is binding. 

9.  Junior Entries. As a minimum requirement, artwork is to be mounted on to a sheet of light weight cardboard no larger than A3 size, stating the title on the front with child’s name, age, and school on the back. The entry must be the child’s own original and unaided work and have been completed in the previous 12 months. 

10. The Judges decision is final in the selection of the competition winners within the Judges Choice category and no negotiation will be entered.

11. The Public Choice will be based on the most nominations received per classification within the category.  In the event of a draw the prize will be split between the winners.

12. The Public Choice will be conducted during the exhibition period.  Attendees may vote for their favourite entry by placing the number of the art work into the classification box. (e.g., Adult, Youth or Children).  Voting is based on an honour system and the Committee expects attendees to limit votes to one per classification per person.

13. Members of the Bundanoon Winterfest Committee and volunteers of Winterfest may enter the competition but are excluded from the Judges Choice.

14. The Committee will allocate times and dates for the delivery and collection of entries.  The delivery and collection point will be limited in the weeks prior to the competition and is not able to be moved or accommodated for late entries.

15. Exhibitors are to organise their own insurance to cover works in transit to and from the exhibition, cover works while on exhibition and cover works while at nominated depots awaiting collection before and after the exhibition. While all reasonable care will be taken no responsibility for damage or loss will be accepted by the committee 

16. All entries must be collected prompting on the date detailed on the entry form by the entrant or a delegate.   

17. The Bundanoon Winterfest Art Competition will facilitate the sale of the artworks on display.  Each item will be featured in a catalogue provided to guests. Artworks sold must remain within the exhibition until completion of the exhibition. A handling fee of 10% will be charged for all items sold, payable to the Bundanoon Community Association. 

Art comp enty form

Entry Form

Is this item for sale? Please note sales will incur a 10% administration fee.

Thanks for submitting!

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