Key Information

Terms and Conditions

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A picture is a poem without words.
— Horace
 
 

1. Prizes/awards

The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania consists of the following three prizes/awards:

  • Trawalla Foundation ACQUISITIVE PRIZE of $15,000

  • The Zonta EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE (non-acquisitive) of $1,500

  •  The Bell Bay Aluminium PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD (non-acquisitive) of $3,000


 

2. Key dates

 
  • Applications close: Midnight, Friday 14 December 2018.

  • Selection notification: By Friday 1 February 2019.

  • Work delivery: RANT Arts will arrange for collection of works between 18th - 22nd February 2019.

  • Announcement and official opening: 6:00pm, Friday 15 March 2019.

  • Finalist exhibition dates:

  1. Academy Gallery (Launceston): 12 March – 5 April 2019

  2. Makers’ Space (Burnie): 18 April – 2 June 2019

  3. Rosny Barn (Hobart): 18 July – 4 August 2019

  • Work collection: RANT Arts will arrange for delivery of works at the completion of the exhibition tour.


3. Artwork conditions

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA has no theme.

  • Artworks must not have been exhibited in previous awards or prizes.

  • The prize has no defined size restrictions.

  • Artwork weight must not exceed 20 kilograms.

  • For all screen-based works, ENTRANTS MUST contact RANT Arts before submission to confirm availability of display elements. info@rantarts.com

  • Artworks must be easily transportable for touring and must be able to be lifted by two people.

  • For clarification about artwork sizing, please contact RANT Arts for more information. info@rantarts.com

 
 
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4. Entry fees

Each Entrant must pay an Entry fee of $30 (including GST) per work.

This fee is non-refundable.

Payment must be made securely online through PayPal during the application process.

RANT Arts values entrant’s privacy and will not store any payment details, and not share any information with a third party.

Entrants will be issued a tax receipt through PayPal for each entry.

 

5. Entry Conditions

 
  • The WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA is open to citizens or those who have held permanent Australian resident status for at least 6 of the last 12 months in Tasmania preceding the Entry Close Date.

  • ENTRANTS must identify as being female.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA welcomes and encourages ENTRANTS who are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

  • All works submitted must be the original work of the ENTRANT and completed in the previous 12 months preceding the Entry Close Date.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA accepts multiple entries from an artist, however an application and fee must be submitted for EACH entry.

  • To be eligible for the Zonta EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE an ENTRANT must be in the first 5 years of their arts practice or new artform. ENTRANTS must identify as an emerging artist in the entry form to be considered for this prize.

  • ENTRANTS must submit a completed application to WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA by midnight Friday 14 December 2018 or be considered ineligible. Entries received after this date will not be accepted.

 

6. Application Conditions

  • All applications must be made online at womensartprizetas.com.au

  • All entries must be artworks that are available for acquisition in exchange for the prize amount of $15,000

  • RANT Arts will assess all entries and select a shortlist for exhibition. This shortlist will be final and RANT Arts will not engage in any correspondence regarding its decisions.

  • The judging panel will assess the shortlisted works.

  • All ENTRANTS will be advised by RANT Arts via email as to whether or not their entry has been shortlisted.

  • All entries must be original and uncopied artworks.

  • Any assisting artists or technicians must be clearly identified during application.

 

 

7. Copyright and Moral Rights

 
  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA recognises that the authorship and copyright of the artwork displayed in the final exhibitions belongs to the artist.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA will ensure that all artists works are identified and attributed to the author in all exhibitions.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA recognises that artists have the right to stop another being incorrectly credited as the author of the artwork.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA recognises that artists have the right to ensure their work is not used in any way that may be harmful to the author’s honour or reputation.

  • All shortlisted ENTRANTS must permit WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA to reproduce any biographical information and images of entered works for a period of five years from the closing date of entries. This information will be used for exhibition catalogues and media/promotional material for the prize. This information will not be used for commercial purposes. WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA will attribute the artist as the author of the work wherever the work is reproduced unless it is reasonable in the circumstances not to do so.

  • No changes will be made to works when reproduced, without the Artist’s prior consent.

  • The winner of the major acquisitive prize will grant a non-exclusive, perpetual copyright licence to reproduce the work for non-commercial purposes. The acquirer will attribute the Artist as the author of the work wherever the work is reproduced unless it is reasonable in the circumstances not to do so.

  • For historical documentation purposes, the winner of the major acquisitive prize will grant WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA a non- exclusive, perpetual copyright licence to reproduce the work for non- commercial purposes. WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA will attribute the Artist as the author of the work wherever the work is reproduced unless it is reasonable in the circumstances not to do so.

 

 

8. Administration Conditions

 
  • The Judging panel for the ACQUISITIVE AND EMERGING PRIZES will be comprised of members possessing the appropriate credentials to make an informed and critical assessment of all the entries. The Judging Panel’s decisions will be final and the panel will not engage in any correspondence regarding its decisions.

  • The Bell Bay Aluminium PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD (non- acquisitive) will be judged by the public via an electronic vote and announced on 29 March 2019.

  • The Prize-Winning ENTRANT agrees to make all reasonable effort to attend the WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA Opening Event on Friday 15 March 2019, 6pm.

  • WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA reserves all rights to refuse display of any entry that fails to meet all requirements outlined in the terms and Conditions, or any work it deems to be unacceptable for exhibition.

  • Employees of RANT Arts and those involved in the administration or judging of the prize are not eligible to enter.

  • By completing the entry form and paying the entry fee, the ENTRANT agrees to these Terms & Conditions.

  • In the case of any disputes arising that concern the administration of the WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA, all parties agree to enter into mediated negotiation to settle the dispute. This mediation will be conducted through an agreed independent third party. If no such agreement can be reached, a mediator from the Australian Mediation Association must be employed before any litigation. WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA advises ENTRANTS that free and independent legal advice can be obtained from: Arts Law Centre of Australia (www.artslaw.com.au) and Australian Copyright Council (www.copyright.org.au).

  • The WOMEN’S ART PRIZE TASMANIA will not be responsible for the sale of any works. Any sales enquiries will be directed to the artist or a representative they have nominated. Enquiries may be directed to RANT Arts: info@rantarts.com