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!!

People’s Choice
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!




2017 Cultural Competition Entry Form

Artist Details

Artwork Details

Please make sure your documents adhere to these restrictions:

■ One high quality photo of your artwork - between 1-2MB in size. If your work is a sculpture, you may upload two photos.
NOTE: Please name your photo file with your name and the artwork title as listed in the entry form e.g. Michael Zavros_Portrait of Alex Dimitriades
■ Please ensure 2D work photographs are cropped to eliminate surrounding backgrounds.
■ We recommend sending through images with 300dpi if possible.
■ An artist statement describing how your work relates to the theme 100 - 150 word maximum.

File size limit 5Mb
File size limit 5Mb
Enter the year the artwork was completed
Maximum allowed: 150 words.
Please ensure your statement addresses the theme for the 2017 competition - “Vibrant Communities”.
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).

Must be at least 50 words.
This is just a very brief introduction of your art practice, please keep this very simple and relevant. ie preferred mediums & experience.

i.e. Acrylic on Canvas, Digital Photograph on Silver Gelatin

Enter a number between 0 and 120. ■ Please enter the number only.

Enter a number between 0 and 120. ■ Please enter the number only.

Enter a number between 0 and 120. ■ Please enter the number only.

(including GST if applicable, and 22% commission - if you would like to sell )

This is the cost to the artist to reproduce the work - including materials and labor.

All eligible entries will be considered for the People’s Choice Award.

Payment Details

Please select your preferred method of payment for your entry fee. You do not require a PayPal Account to pay by credit card.
If you have chosen to pay by cheque, please remember to make the cheque out to QRRRWN and post it to: QRRRWN at PO Box 1568, Toowoomba, QLD 4350.
The cheque must be received before the closing date of 1 October, 2017.

If you chose to pay via credit card / PayPal you will be redirected once you have clicked SUBMIT at the end of this form.
Please be patient while the payment page loads as it may take some time depending on your internet speed and demand on the payment gateway.

Conditions of Entry

Do you agree to the published conditions of entry and declare that the artwork is your original and unaided work, completed after July 2016, and belongs to you.
Do you acknowledge that if your entry does not meet the conditions of entry, your entry will be ineligible?
Please review our full Conditions of Entry and Eligibility Requirements before submitting your work.
NOTE: If you select NO then your entry will not proceed.

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Entry Form Submission

Address for artwork being posted for display at the Conference: QRRRWN c/o 14 Donnelly Place, Emerald Q 4720.

Click submit to complete your entry.