Online exhibition for the Tyers Art Festival 2021

1-30 November 2021

Terms and Conditions

Non-acquisitive exhibition
  1. All entries must be made through the Tyers Art Festival – Online Exhibition Entry Form by the due date along with the relevant artwork photography.
  2. An exhibitor may enter up to the maximum number of artworks shown on the Entry Form. An entry is an individual item or a non-separable group of items (with one title, one price and one image).
  3. All works must be original and not greater than three years old and not have been previously submitted.
  4. No entry shall be eligible for more than one prize (except Popular Choice Award).
  5. There is no cost to enter the Tyers Art Festival – Online Exhibition in 2021.
  6. There will be a limit of 550 entries accepted for the Tyers Art Festival - Online Exhibition.
  7. The different categories for judging are those listed under Artist Categories and Awards. The organising committee reserves the right to amend these without notice.
  8. Judges’ decision is final. Any work exhibited by judges is not eligible for judging.
  9. All exhibits will be judged, but the organisers reserve the right not to exhibit items.
  10. Any confusion regarding category will be resolved by the Director of the Tyers Art Festival.
  11. All entries must be for genuine sale. Value not higher than $10,000. Price nominated on entry form is deemed to be correct.
  12. The exhibitor must permit entries to be used for print and electronic media, only for publicising the exhibition.
  13. Maximum size of art and craft entries is 1.5 x 1.5 metres, including frame.
  14. 25% administration cost charged on sales.
  15. All payments for sales and prizes made via EFT. Artists must supply banking details including BSB and Account Number with entry. No cheques issued. No payments made without banking details.
  16. Entry MUST be received by 4 pm Monday 25 October 2021 (AEST) including images.
  17. Drawing: Medium is graphite lead pencil, colour pencil or charcoal.
  18. Photography: All images must have been taken by the entrant. All images entered must be single capture. Images must have a photographic origin.

    By submitting her/his/their image(s) for the Tyers Art Festival - Online Exhibition, the photographer declares:

    • She/he/they is the author of the image(s) and has all rights to the intellectual property related to the work and holds the copyright for the images.
    • They have full authorization to enter the submitted image(s) and has the necessary model releases if needed for the image(s) to be shown publicly.
    • The submitted photograph(s) does not violate the rights of institutions and/or third parties, does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, and does not violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, in particular, all persons visible in the photograph(s), and that these persons consented to the use of their image in the Tyers Art Festival - Online Exhibition and their dissemination.
    • In the absence of such consent, the photographer assumes responsibility for all legitimate claims of these persons and institutions.

    You warrant in respect of the photographs submitted by the photographer as follows:

    • The photographer is the creator of the photograph(s), own the copyright to the photograph(s), and have the necessary approval to submit the photograph(s).
    • To the best of the photographer’s knowledge, the photograph(s) do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.
    • To the best of the photographer’s knowledge, the photograph(s) do not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

    Artistic manipulation to enhance the original image is acceptable, limited to burning, dodging, cropping, colour correction, sharpening, cloning, high dynamic range (HDR), cross processing & brightness contrast.

    Images will not include any identifying details (including name) of the photographer on the image. Images submitted with watermarks, logos, overlays or text will not be considered.

  19. Under 18 Conditions: Must be U18 as at 31/12/2021 to be eligible for U18 Student Award. Must indicate eligibility by ticking checkbox. U18 Student Award $350 + $150 voucher from Morwell Art & Framing.
  20. By entering, you agree to the terms and conditions as detailed.

Artwork Images

  • Artist Supplied Digital Photographs
    • Artists supply digital photographs of their works on entering them. These should conform to the supplied digital photograph specifications below. Please make sure that the relevant photograph is attached to the applicable title entry of each artwork on submission.
  • Supplied Digital Photograph Specifications
    • Format JPEG - preferably large basic setting.
    • Maximum file size 5MB.
    • Minimum size of longer side 1000 pixels.
    • Colour profile sRGB.
    • Images should be cropped to best showcase the artwork only, without stand/easel/furniture in the photograph.
    • Artist’s surname and title of artwork shown in image must be included in file name (i.e. Smith Sunny Day.jpg).

Copyright on Artwork Photographs

  • Artist supplied artwork photographs will have a copyright owned by the artist or the artist's photographer.
  • A great deal of care will be taken to protect the interests of the artist and their rights in the copyright of the underlying artworks.
  • The artwork photographic images will be used only for the online exhibition and promotion of the Tyers Art Festival.
  • The artwork images will always be accompanied by some text which attributes the depicted artwork to the artist.
  • The uses will include placement on the Tyers Art Festival – Online Exhibition website with size limitations outlined below and a copyright notice to browsers. The artwork images may also be used in advertising to promote the exhibition or in editorial articles which are promoting the exhibition. Any other use must be authorised by the artist.

Public Website Photograph Size Limit

The size of all photographs of artist works displayed on the public website will be limited. Artwork photographs made available to the public on the Tyers Art Festival – Online Exhibition website will not exceed 1000 pixels on any side.