38th Annual Regional Competitive Art Exhibition (2022) (Coming Soon)

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.

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 is held at Gatakers Artspace , 311 Kent St, Maryborough and runs from Fri Jun 17, 2022 through Sun Jul 31, 2022.

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

Key Dates

Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry Available/Entries Open: Fri Feb 25, 2022

Entry Forms Due: before noon on Fri May 13, 2022 before noon on Fri May 6, 2022

The Entry Forms Due date was extended on Fri May 6, 2022 for an extra week. The new Entry Forms Due Date is by noon Fri May 13, 2022.

Delivery of Paintings (In Person): Mon Jun 6, 2022 between 11 am and 3 pm at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Delivery of Paintings (By Post or Courier): Must be received before noon Friday Jun 3, 2022. Download the entry form for freight details.

Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation: Sat Jun 18, 2022 at 2pm (presentations made 2:30 pm) at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Exhibition of Paintings: Fri Jun 17, 2022 through Sun Jul 31, 2022. Gatakers Artspace opening hours are weekdays 9:30am – 3:30pm and weekends/public holidays 9:30am – 2:00pm

Collection of Paintings: Tue Aug 2, 2022 between 2 pm and 4 pm at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry

N.B. Entries for this competition are now closed.

Entries are now open for the 38th Annual Competitive Art Exhibition 2022 – entries close May 13, 2022 – exhibition runs Jun 17 – Jul 31 2022.

38th Annual Competitive Art Exhibition 2022 – Conditions of Entry

Hard copies of Entry Forms & Conditions of Entry are also available from the Gallery 5 front counter.

The current version of the Entry Form was published on Apr 22, 2022.

If you downloaded a copy of the Entry Form (or obtained a hard copy from Gallery 5) before Apr 22, 2022 then please download the current version or take note of the changes detailed below.

On Apr 22, 2022 the Entry Form was changed to show that “The Delivery of works to Gatakers” changes from Friday 6th June 2022 to Monday 6th June 2022.

On May 6, 2022 the ‘Entry Due Date’ was extended a week. It is now noon Friday May 13, 2022. Previously it was noon Friday May 6, 2022. The entry forms have not been updated to reflect this but entries will be accepted now until noon on Friday May 13, 2022.

The Official Opening

The official opening will be held on Sat Jun 18, 2022 from 2pm at Gatakers Artspace.

Facebook coverage of the opening will be able to be found here , here and here (when published).

[More coverage of this exhibition will be able to be found in the May 2022 Newsletter (when published) and the Jun 2022 Newsletter (when published).

Results

Results will be announced at the official opening at 2pm on Sat Jun 18, 2022 at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.

Open Section (Section 1)

Award Artist Title Sponsor
First Prize ($2,000, acquisitive) TBA
Second Prize ($500) TBA
Highly Commended
Commended

Landscapes (Section 2)

Award ArtistTitle Sponsor
First Prize ($700) TBA
Second Prize ($200) TBA
Highly Commended
Commended

Seascapes (Section 3)

AwardArtistTitle Sponsor
First Prize ($700)TBA
Second Prize ($200)TBA
Highly Commended
Commended

Australian Flora & Fauna (Section 4)

AwardArtistTitle Sponsor
First Prize ($700)TBA
Second Prize ($200)TBA
Highly Commended
Commended

Figurative/Portraiture (Section 5)

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

Abstract (Section 6)

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

Miniatures (Section 7)

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

People’s Choice Award

AwardArtistTitle
People’s Choice

[Add congratulations block once winners have been announced].

Sponsors

[List and thank sponsors here once exhibition is underway]

Judges and Volunteers

[Thanks judges and volunteers etc once exhibition is underway]

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