37th Annual Regional Competitive Art Exhibition (2021) (Coming Soon)

** N.B. Entries closing soon – Noon Friday May 14, 2021 – for this exhibition. **

Established in 1983, the annual competitive art exhibition run by the Hervey Bay Art Society has become an annual fixture in the Fraser Coast’s cultural calendar.

This competitive art exhibition is an open competition and always attracts excellent artists, both from the Fraser Coast and beyond.

Artists please check out the competition details below and get your entries forms in and your artworks painted. The open competition has a $2,000 first prize (acquisitive) and most other sections have upwards of $500 first prizes. This exhibition is always popular with the public, so if you want your artwork to be seen, this is the exhibition to enter.

This exhibition runs from Jul 2, 2021 through Aug 15, 2021.

This exhibition is being held at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Please come and view this exhibition at Gatakers Artspace. Gatakers Artspace is open daily (weekdays 9:30am – 3:30pm. weekends 9:30am – 2:00pm. ) and entry is free.

Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry

Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry can be downloaded below.

Entry forms are also be available from the Gallery 5 front counter.

The current versions of the Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry were published on Mar 15, 2021.

The original versions were published on Mar 11, 2021.

If you downloaded a copy of the Entry Form or the Entry Form Cover Sheet before Mar 15, 2021 then please download the current versions or take note of the changes detailed below.

On the Mar 14, 2021 the Entry Form Cover Sheet and the Entry Form was changed to show that the “Collection of Works Date” changes from Monday Aug 16, 2021 to Tuesday Aug 17, 2021.

On the Mar 15, 2021 the Entry Form Cover Sheet was changed to show that Gatakers Artspace opening hours is Mon-Fri 9:30am-3:00pm and Sat-Sun 10:00am-2:00pm. It previously showed 10:00am to 4:00pm closed Sundays.

Key Dates

Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry Available: Thursday Mar 11, 2021

Entry Forms Due: Friday May 14, 2021 by 12 noon

Delivery of Paintings (By Post or Courier): Must be received before noon Friday Jun 18, 2021. Download the entry form for freight details.

Delivery of Paintings (In Person): Monday Jun 21, 2021 between 9:30am and 3:00pm at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation: Saturday Jul 3, 2021 at 2pm at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Exhibition of Paintings: Saturday Jul, 3 2021 through Sunday Aug 15, 2021. Gatakers Artspace opening hours are weekdays 9:30am – 3:30pm and weekends/public holidays 9:30am – 2:00pm

Collection of Paintings: Tuesday Aug 17, 2021 between 9:30am and 3:00pm at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Results

Results to be announced at the official opening on Saturday Jul, 3 2021 at 2:30 pm (event begins at 2:00 pm) at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Open Section (Section 1)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($2,000 acquisitive)
Second Prize ($500)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Landscapes (Section 2)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($600)
Second Prize ($200)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Seascapes (Section 3)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($600)
Second Prize ($200)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Australian Flora & Fauna (Section 4)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($500)
Second Prize ($150)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Figurative/Portraiture (Section 5)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($500)
Second Prize ($150)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Abstract (Section 6)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($500)
Second Prize ($150)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

Miniatures (Section 7)

AwardArtistTitle
First Prize ($200)
Second Prize ($50)
Highly Commended
Commended
Commended

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Sponsors

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Judges and Volunteers

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Competition Notes

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