Welcome to Artists
We are delighted to issue the call for entries for the
Acquisitive Sculptures Award
As part of the 2021 SALA Festival and we look forward to seeing your submissions.
Please note that the exhibition will be conducted under Covid-19 guidelines as advised by health authorities. This means that the rules and guidelines are subject to change at any time.
Please see the full disclaimer below.
RULES OF ENTRY 2021
South Australian Artists are invited to register for the first
2021 Barossa Bushgardens Acquisitive Sculptures Award (ASA)
Friends of Barossa Bushgardens and Barossa Foundation
Outdoor sculptures are eligible for entry. The exhibition can accommodate both large and small sculptures; however, when artists are submitting entries, they are required to consider safety, ease of installation, de-installation and the public environment.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL ENTRANTS TO READ ALL INFORMATION AND ACCEPT ALL CONDITIONS OF ENTRY BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THEIR ENTRIES
Sunday 1 August to Tuesday 31 August 2021 The ASA Winner will be announced at the official opening on Sunday 1st August 2021 2pm.
The People’s Choice Award Winner will be announced online at the end of the exhibition.
Barossa Bushgardens, 653 Research Road, Nuriootpa 5355 SA
Outdoor sculptures must be suitable for outdoor public display and be able to withstand the environment e.g. sun, wind, rain, inquisitive children and people.
PLEASE NOTE: Upon registration, participants of the ASA will agree to the set price money amount of $3500, even, if their sculptures are priced at a higher level. Artists not agreeing with the price money, can participate as part of the SALA exhibition, trying to sell their sculptures for the sum they would like to have, thus being excluded from the judging.
Open entries – 18 + years inclusive
A set entered as one piece will not be for sale as individual pieces
EXAMPLE: A set of 5 leaves, entered as one piece will be sold as one item. If the leaves are for sale separately, 1 leaf will incur a $40 entry fee and $12 will apply for each additional leaf. The same applies to a pair that can be sold separately.
There is a limit of 15 pieces in a multiple entry.
Each item must be clearly and individually priced, numbered and labelled by the artist at installation.
Please indicate on the entry form if you will take commissions for subsequent sculptures ordered.
CLOSE OF ENTRIES
Entries close at midnight on 31 May 2021
The entry form together with the fee/s and images must be received by midnight on the closing date.
PLEASE NOTE: entry fees are non-refundable
METHOD OF PAYMENT
email@example.com or (08) 8563 8330
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
All entries will be subject to a pre-selection process by a curatorial panel. The panel will determine the inclusion of artworks for the 2021 judging
All entries must include the following:
PLEASE NOTE: It is important that the images/photographs are clear, and the description and statement are clear and coherent. The pre-selection process by the curatorial panel will be made from this information.
The curatorial panel reserves the right to reject any sculpture after initial pre-selection if the final artwork does not match the sketches, design, images or written description that are provided within the entry submission.
NOTIFICATION OF SELECTION
All final images of completed work must be received no later than 10 June 2021.
Artists will be notified of the pre-selection outcome by 20 June 2021.
JUDGING OF AWARDS
Judging for each of the awards will occur on Sunday 1st August 2021 using the following criteria:
WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY (WHS) – OUTDOOR SCULPTURES
DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION
The coordinator has the authority to move sculptures if they consider there is any risk to public safety, or risk of damage.
For any concerns or questions regarding installation and display, please email
BBG NRC Coordinator Doreen von Linde at firstname.lastname@example.org
All outdoor sculptures must be delivered and installed between the 26 and 30 July 2021. Artists of outdoor sculptures must report to the coordinators.
Artists must sign in their piece in the Tracking Record
COLLECTION AND SALES
All sculptures (unless sold) must be collected on Thursday 2 September or Tuesday 7 September in coordination with the coordinators.
· Proof of identification will be required, and the Tracking Record signed prior to de-installation
· Removal and delivery of sold sculptures is to be negotiated between the artist and the purchaser
Artists can choose to participate in the Barossa Bushgardens ASA to be included for judging or register as part of the SALA Exhibition (e.g. artworks that will not withstand weather for a prolonged period can be registered for the SALA Exhibition only).
Artists registering for the Barossa Bushgardens SALA Festival exhibition and the BBG ASA exhibition will NOT have to separately register with SALA.
Thank-you for taking part at the 2021 SALA Festival and the first Barossa Bushgardens Acquisitive Sculpture Award. We look forward to welcoming you.
When filling out the form, artists can choose to participate in the Barossa Bushgardens ASA, to be included for judging, or register as part of the SALA Exhibition only (e.g. artworks that will not withstand weather for a prolonged period of time can be registered for the SALA Exhibition).