CALENDAR COMPETITION 2020/2021

Last years’ winner Lynda Bell

Our wonderful Calendar Competition is back on again this year. A great way to exhibit your work in a four week exhibition, as well as raise your artistic profile should you win one of the thirteen prestigious places for the 2021

Prizes

Thirteen Selected for Inclusion –  Will earn a full colour page in the calendar, with their artwork, artist profile and picture. All will receive copy of the calendar.

The judges will also be picking their top three who will receive a cash prize

1st place     $300

2nd place    $150

3rd place     $50

During the exhibition, the public will be asked to vote for their favourite. The artwork with the most votes will receive the Peoples’ choice award and prize money of $50

Judges

This year we have two glamorous judges who represent very different aspects of the creative community. Between them they will be picking thirteen images that they will rank who will feature in our annual Calendar.

Dr Maggie Buxton

Maggie is a creative producer, place-based artist and educator. Her twenty year practice has involved site-specific collaborations with a wide variety of community groups, sectors and disciplines in NZ and globally. Her PhD was in Creative Technology and her production company AwhiWorld has successfully completed a number of innovative projects with a creative technology and place-based focus. Maggie co-convenes the Creative Technology Northland Trust and Network, is on the board of national digital arts organisation ADA Aotearoa and sits on the Learning Advisory Committee for NorthTec Arts. See http://maggiebuxton.com/ for more information.

Juliana Hoogeveen

Juliana is an artist and educator, she was educated at Elam and Manukau Institute of Technology and regularly produces artwork in paint and mixed media. She has been a teacher of Art for over 16 years and currently works with children at Whangarei Intermediate. She is interested in all forms of ‘outsider’ art and enjoys a non-conformist attitude to visual art. She often vies for the underdog and doesn’t tolerate elitism. You won’t find out much else about her as she is a “roaming heathen” and doesn’t have an large online presence.

Artwork

Preferably a 1:1.4 ratio in any size. This is so we can scale it to fit  an A4 landscape on the printed calendar. Any medium will be accepted but please no prints or artwork that has previously won any competitions, (original digital artwork is allowed) All entries will be judged from an A4 laser printed image so please if you wish to enter send us a good digital image of your work. This needs to be minimum 8 megapixel image for printing. If you need help doing this you are welcome to bring your artwork down to Reyburn House before the closing date and we will photograph your entry.

To Enter

Fill in an entry form  (Download or pick up from Reyburn House)

Read the terms and conditions and sign (Download or pick up from Reyburn House)

Send us 1 good digital image of your artwork ( 8 Megapixel or better)

Send us a profile picture of yourself looking dapper

Send us an artist statement saying a little about yourself  and your artwork (100 words max)

Pay the entry fee, $20 per entry, no limit on number of entries

Dates for your diary

Winners will be announced at the grand opening night with the exception of the People’s’ Choice Award

Closing date for all entries: 10th July 2020 N.B -Deadline has now been extended by an extra two weeks!

Drop off artwork to Gallery: 2nd August (2-3pm) or 3rd August (9am-12pm)

Grand opening night with winner announcements: Tuesday 4th August 2020 (time to be confirmed)

Pick up artwork from Gallery: 30th Aug (2pm-3pm) & 31st August (10am – 2pm)

People’s Choice winner announced: 31st August 2020

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Reproduction without the written permission of the Society or the artist is illegal.