CCAS EXHIBITION CONDITIONS

These are the conditions of entry to our exhibitions:

  1. ENTRY FORMS:
    1. Please read condition of entry carefully. Note: All works to be for Sale. 25% Commission retained by CCAS.
    2. Entries to be submitted only on the signed official entry form, or via CCAS on-line facility.
    3. LATE ENTRIES will no longer be accepted.
    4. NO AMENDED ENTRIES after the closing date. Prior to closing date direct to the Exhibition Coordinator
    5. Increase in closing date to 3/4 weeks from Exhibition to allow for ‘snail mail’. Check the Entry Form
    6. Title of work no longer than 30 characters, or it may be abbreviated.
    7. No wet paintings accepted.
    8. All works hung at the discretion of the Committee

Rationale:  Late or amended entries create issues in the preparation of Labels, numbering and the catalogue

  1. PAYMENT:
    1. Full payment due with Entry Forms. Pay on-line or forward to Exhibition Coordinator as per entry form.
    2. Cheques to be made payable to Central Coast Art Society Inc.
    3. To facilitate an orderly delivery process, payment on delivery will no longer be an option.
  1. DELIVERY & PICK-UP:
    1. Delivery Time & Place:check the entry formUsually the day prior to Official Opening.
    2. Pick-up of unsold works: If unable to collect, please authorize in writing an alternate person
  1. SIZE:
    1. framed works and stretched canvas – Maximum size 3’ x 2’ (92cm x 61cm) includes the frame.
    2. Miniatures (Summer Exhibition) the perimeter of the actual art work must not exceed 40cm (i.e. 10cm x 10cm, or any variation e.g. 12cm x 8cm.). Total perimeter of the external frame limited to 100cm.
  1. Cards/Pottery/Jewellery/unframed work
    1. Post completed form with the entry form and payment for your stretched canvas or framed painting.
    2. Cards, unframed works to be clear wrapped, sealed, labeled as per entry form.
    3. To be presented in an appropriately sized stand, tray, decorative box etc. NOTE:  – oversized containers or household storage boxes etc. are not acceptable as presentation is important and space limited.

Rational: Helps with the allocation of space, planning and folder can be prepared ahead of time.

  1. FRAMED WORKS
    1. FRAMES must be in good condition – front and back
    2. FRAMED WORKS MUST BE FRAMED TO A PROFESSIONAL STANDARDeven if you do it yourself
    3. NO SCREW EYES. Please use ‘D’ rings or cord securely stapled to the frame.
    4. NO STRING – use cord or wire (strong enough to hold the painting). WIRE ends to be taped.
    5. Test the length of the cord/wire to ensure hanging devises don’t distract from your work.
    6. Works on Paper, to be sealed on the back, with framing tape. Glass must be clean inside and out.

Rationale:  Poor framing or presentation diminishes your work, reputation and chance of sale

  1. STRETCHER Canvases – as for framed works, plus either
    1. treat edges as part of the painting, or alternatively
    2. Ensure edges are undamaged, neat and clean.

These conditions are subject to change at any time please review each time you wish to enter one of our exhibitions.

LAST UPDATED: OCT 2018

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