Redland Art Awards 2018 - CLICK HERE for Online Entry Form

terms and conditions

Redland Art Awards is a biennial painting competition open to all Australian artists. Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel and mixed media are acceptable. Photographs and drawings do not qualify for entry.

Size of entries must not exceed 2m (2000mm) in height.

For Redland Art Awards 2018 the primary award will be an acquisitive prize
of $15,000. There will also be runner up awards of $4,000 and a $2,500, as well
as the Meredith Foxton People's Choice Award proudly sponsored by
Redland Yurara Art Society Inc of $500.

Artists may enter up to three paintings for consideration. Of these three, however, only one painting per artist can be selected for final judging, if selected at all.

Entries must be received by close of business Monday 23 July 2018.

For entries to be considered they must be accompanied by the entry fee, a CV of not more than one page plus a brief statement about the paintings submitted (approximately 100 words). Please note that text provided may not be included in the final exhibition.

Entry fees are as follows:
One entry: $35
Two entries: $60
Three entries: $90

Entry fees are non-refundable. Payment can be made by cheque, money order or
credit card made payable to Redland Art Gallery. A receipt will be provided on
successful payment for awards entry/s.

Redland Art Gallery reserves the right not to accept any entry.

The Meredith Foxton People's Choice Award proudly sponsored by Redland Yurara Art Society Inc will be announced on the Redland Art Awards website on
Thursday 4 October 2018.

Finalists' entries must be displayed for the entire duration of the exhibition,
from Friday 31 August to Sunday 14 October 2018.

All work submitted for consideration must have a completion date no earlier
than 1 January 2017.

The submitted work must not be the winner of any other competition.

All paintings submitted by finalists must be ready for hanging with d-rings attached. (Distance between top of ring to top of frame = 75mm).

All paintings must be labelled clearly on the back with artist's name, address
and title of work.

If works submitted are for sale the price given on the entry form must
include GST, if applicable.

A commission of 20% will apply to any work sold.

Artists of paintings selected for exhibition consent to their works being reproduced by print and electronic media in the advertising and promotion for current and
future Redland Art Awards.

Artists of paintings selected for the exhibition give consent for their name, state and entry number to be listed on the Redland Art Awards website, artwork labels and
other print and electronic media.

On Friday 27 July 2018 artists will be notified of the results of the first stage of judging on the website: Details will include the names of the successful artists, the states in which they live, and the numbers of the entry
(i.e. 1, 2 or 3) selected for exhibition as recorded on their entry form.
Please note, the title of painting selected for exhibition will not be posted on the website. Therefore, it is important for artists to keep an exact record of their
entry details including the number allocated to each entry.


Paintings submitted will not be accepted unless delivered and collected free of
all freight and transport expenses to and from the exhibition.

Paintings are required to be collected at the completion of the exhibition
as per the schedule set out below.

Should an artist fail to collect a work, after sending notice of intention to dispose of the work, Redland Art Gallery may sell the work and after deducting the costs of sale from the proceeds, will hold the balance on behalf of the artist. If the work is deemed unsaleable, then Redland Art Gallery retains the right to dispose of the work in a
manner deemed appropriate by the Redland City Council.


Adequate insurance will be maintained to cover paintings from time of receipt
until their collection; however, artists will be responsible for insurance
of the work whilst in transit.


Monday 23 July 2018
Entries close

Friday 27 July 2018
Notification of selection and invitation to artists to submit painting for final judging.
Please refer to website:

Monday 27 August 2018
9am – 3pm

Delivery of finalists' paintings to Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland

Friday 31 August 2018
Announcement of Award winners

Sunday 9 September 2018

Exhibition floor talk and light lunch with Redland Art Awards 2018 judges

Thursday 4 October 2018
Announcement of the Meredith Foxton People's Choice Award proudly sponsored by Redland Yurara Art Society Inc, on the Redland Art Awards website

Monday 15 October 2018
11am – 3pm

Collection of paintings from Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland