Please complete the form below if you want to enter the Cultural Competition, uploads and payment options are at the end.
Thank You, QRRRWN Board
2017 Cultural Competition
Emerald Art Gallery and Flying Arts Alliance Inc. are pleased to partner with QRRRWN to deliver the 2017 Cultural Competition.
This competition is open to all Australian women, 16 years and over, who live in a rural, regional or remote area (i.e 300km or more from a capital city).
The theme for the 2017 competition is “Vibrant Communities”. There are three (3) categories in the Competition. All items submitted must be available for sale.
Entrants are invited to explore the theme in their chosen category and are required to submit an artist statement outlining how their work addresses the theme (maximum 100 words).
Entries open: 8th August 2017
Applications Close: 9th October 2017
Delivery Date: 17th October (or by arrangement)
Opening Night: Thursday 19th October 2017*
Exhibition Dates: 20th – 21st October 2017
Collection Date: By arrangement
* Art works will not be on display at the opening function as it will be held in an open-air venue.
Category 1 – Photography – ‘Capture the Moment’
All photographs must be mounted on strong cardboard or plain framing mats for showing & be at least 2cm wider than the photo.
￭ No framed photos. The Maximum size of the photo is not to exceed 12″ x 8″.
￭ Please state which side is up, if needed.
￭ Self-Adhesive Velcro must be of good quality to hold photos on carpeted display boards. Stick a piece of Self-Adhesive Velcro (hook side) in each corner on the back of the cardboard or framing mat.
￭ Name and Title of work must be clearly printed on the back ONLY of all entries.
Category 2 – Jewellery – ‘Bright and Shiny’
Use any durable medium to create or craft decorative items to be worn for personal adornment attached to the body or clothes.
Category 3 – Wearable Art – ‘Whacky and Wayout’
Create an artistic item of art that can be worn on the body. These can be made from whatever substance/material can be sewn, constructed, woven, knitted, painted, collaged, sculptured, coaxed or charmed by the will of the artist. Get creative!!
All entries will be automatically eligible for the People’s Choice Award, voted on by the public either in person or online
Please review the requirements for the application below and if need be, return once your artwork has been completed. We look forward to viewing your designs!