Celebrate Gungahlin: For Visual Artists

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Celebrate Gungahlin: For Visual Artists

If you’re a visual artist living in the Gungahlin region, we’d love to consider your work for Celebrate Gungahlin! We have opportunities for artists working in all mediums to display and sell their work through our artist showcase or the Rotary Gungahlin Love It Local market.

Artist Showcase

Various Locations
20-28 March 2021
Submissions close midnight Sunday 28 Feb 2021

The Artist Showcase will pair up local artists and local businesses across Gungahlin and surrounding suburbs to display work in a curated exhibition that spans the whole region. Artists are invited to submit up to 5 works in any medium for consideration in the program. Selected artworks will be installed in businesses around Gungahlin for the duration of the festival and exhibited works will also be presented as an online exhibition through the Belco Arts website.

Contact Gungahlin Programs Officer Michele Grimston on 0403 929 739 or michele@belcoarts.com.au if you have any questions.

Read full terms and conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Eligibility and Acceptance
• Submissions are open to residents of the following suburbs: Amaroo, Bonner, Casey, Crace, Franklin, Forde, Gungahlin, Harrison, Jacka, Mitchell, Moncrieff, Ngunnawal, Nicholls, Palmerston, Taylor, Throsby.
• There are no age restrictions and entries are invited from artists at all stages of their career.
• There is no theme for the exhibition. Artists may submit work on any subject matter.
• Artworks must be the original creation of the artist.
• Submission of your expression of interest does not guarantee inclusion in the program.
• Artworks will be selected by the Gungahlin Programs Officer and Belco Arts Artistic Director and in negotiation with participating businesses based on venue suitability, artistic quality and ability to safely display work.

Artwork Display
• This exhibition takes place in a variety of non-dedicated arts spaces and a range of display methods will be used including easels, display boards and wall mounting, depending on the location and suitability.
• Artworks will be installed by trained professionals and all due care will be taken with your work. The location of the artwork will be decided with trained staff, and artworks will not be moved around the business for the duration of the exhibition.

Artwork Sales
• Artworks may be for sale. Where the work is for sale, Belco Arts will take 30% commission and 10% GST from the price nominated by the artist.
• By submitting your entry, you confirm that you have negotiated and cleared this exhibition, and all works therein with other galleries or agents with whom you exhibit, either under exclusive representation or otherwise. These galleries and agents must be listed in your application form.

Copyright
• Copyright for all entries remains with the artist.
• By entering the exhibition, you give consent to use images of your work for promoting Belco Arts and its programs, the Celebrate Gungahlin Festival and artsACT (ACT Government).

Delivery and Collection
• Selected artworks must be delivered to Common Ground Gungahlin (130 The Valley Ave, Gungahlin) on Monday 8 March between 10am-4pm, or to Belco Arts (118 Emy Bank, Belconnen) between Monday 8 and Wednesday 11 March, between 10am-4pm.
• Unsold artworks must be collected from Common Ground Gungahlin on Wednesday 31 April between 10am-4pm or from Belco Arts between Thursday 1 and Wednesday 7 April 10am-4pm (closed Friday 2 and Monday 5 April).

Insurance
• Artworks are insured by Belco Arts from the time of delivery until the time of collection, or until Friday 12 March at 4pm if the work remains uncollected after this time.
• Insurance of work to and from the delivery point is the responsibility of the artist.

Submit your artwork
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    Your name * Contact number * Email * Home suburb * Website/social media links, if applicable Are you represented by another gallery? *
    If yes, please provide details: Artist's statement (max. 200 words) *
    ARTWORK 1
    Title * Medium * Date * Dimensions (height x width x depth in mm) * Weight (grams) * If for sale, please list sale price *
    Inclusive of Belco Arts 30% commission and 10% GST (i.e. a sale price of $100 means $9.09 in GST and $27.27 in commission is taken by Belco Arts, and the artist receives the remaining $63.64) Is this work framed or unframed? *
    Please upload an image of this artwork (max. size 5MB) *
    If your work is included in the showcase, this image will be used in an online exhibition.
    ARTWORK 2 (if applicable)
    Title Medium Date Dimensions (height x width x depth in mm) Weight (grams) If for sale, please list sale price
    Inclusive of Belco Arts 30% commission and 10% GST (i.e. a sale price of $100 means $9.09 in GST and $27.27 in commission is taken by Belco Arts, and the artist receives the remaining $63.64) Is this work framed or unframed?
    Please upload an image of this artwork (max. size 5MB)
    If your work is included in the showcase, this image will be used in an online exhibition.
    ARTWORK 3 (if applicable)
    Title Medium Date Dimensions (height x width x depth in mm) Weight (grams) If for sale, please list sale price
    Inclusive of Belco Arts 30% commission and 10% GST (i.e. a sale price of $100 means $9.09 in GST and $27.27 in commission is taken by Belco Arts, and the artist receives the remaining $63.64) Is this work framed or unframed?
    Please upload an image of this artwork (max. size 5MB)
    If your work is included in the showcase, this image will be used in an online exhibition.


    Rotary Gungahlin Love It Local Market

    Winyu House carpark, Efkarpidis St
    9am-1pm Saturday 20 March 2021

    This special edition of the Rotary Community Market will focus on all things local. Gungahlin based artists, businesses and community groups are invited to apply to share what they do with the community. Stalls cost $15 + $6 for public liability insurance and stallholders are responsible for all equipment (including tables and marquees) required for their stall.

    Visit rotarygungahlin.com/market for full terms and conditions. Please contact Judy on 0431 676 959 or jindeera@gmail.com if you have any questions, or register your interest in having a stall below.

    Register your interest
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      Your name * Contact number * Email * Home suburb * Do you have public liability insurance? *
      Please provide a brief description of your proposed market stall *



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