2nd Solar Art Prize 2011

The 2nd Solar Art Prize – Caring for our Planet – 2011

 

JUDGES

Jack Briner

David Dridan OAM

Arthur Phillips

Dr Veronica Soebarto

 

GUEST SPEAKER AT OPENING

Dr Paul Willis, head of The Royal Institution of Australia Inc.

 

5 major prizes awarded with a total value of $20,000 plus 4 minor cash prizes totalling $800

 

Overall winner Hans Koppan with ‘Salisbury Wetlands’

1st Solar Art Prize 2010

The 1st Solar Art Prize – Caring for our Planet – 2010

JUDGES

Wendy Jennings

Dr Veronica Soebarto

Rod Taylor AM

Tanya Court

 

GUEST SPEAKER AT OPENING

Tim O’Loughlin, South Australian Commissioner for Renewable Energy

 

9 major prizes awarded with a total value of $34,000

Overall winner Jack Briner with ‘Just a drop in the Ocean’

Competition guidelines and fees

Entry fees

1.    Regular

$15 RSASA members or $20 for non-members

  • 2D less than 1 square metre including frame
  • 3D less than 1 cubic metre including stand

2.  Large

$25 RSASA members or $30 for non-members

  • 2D up to 2 square metres including frame
  • 3D up to 2 x 1 x 1 metres including stand

3.   Oversize

$50 for all artists

  • weight restriction 75 kg

Pay and submit

with cash at the RSASA desk

10:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday

OR

by cheque or postal order to

The Solar Art Prize

PO Box 721

North Adelaide SA  5006

 

Entry fee is non-refundable.

Submit

A4 photos of the work, labelled on the back with

  • artist name
  • title
  • section
  • optional 20 word statement which will be placed in the catalogue and may form part of the judging

This information will be used for selection, the catalogue and publicity.

A4 photographs may be collected at the close of the exhibition but no responsibility is accepted by the Solar Art Prize.

Requirements

2D work must be dry, have D rings and be professionally presented for hanging.

3D art must safely stand alone.

Judging

Selection and judging is anonymous and done by independent judges on merit and relevance.

Notification

Artists whose work has been selected for exhibition will be notified before October 2017.

Sales

Works will be offered for sale at your nominated price.

A 30% commission is retained by the Royal South Australian Society of Arts.

Collection

The Solar Art Prize is non-acquisitive and artists whose work is exhibited are expected to make arrangements to collect any unsold works of art at the end of the exhibition or within two days of the close.

 

Prizes

First overall prize

$8,000 voucher for solar products (panels, hot water services or batteries – all installed in South Australia or Broken Hill by Natural Technology Systems, Prospect)

OR

$1,000 cash and 1 year RSASA membership

Section prizes

$5,000 voucher for solar products (panels, hot water services or batteries – all installed in South Australia or Broken Hill by Natural Technology Systems, Prospect)

OR

$200 cash

People’s Choice prize

$4,000 voucher for solar products (panels, hot water services or batteries – all installed in South Australia by Natural Technology Systems, Prospect)

Merit prizes

$100 cash plus an Aussie Animal Sanctuary board game

OR sponsored prizes to be announced

Prizes may be transferred to family or friends but must be taken up within 12 months within South Australia or Broken Hill.

Section 1 – Landscape or Seascape showing the natural environment

Section 2 – Wild or Endangered Fauna or Flora  PRIZE DONATED BY NATURAL TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS

Section 3 – Environmentally Responsible People – portraits or statuettes from life or generic portrayals of people taking environmentally responsible action

Section 4 – Illustrating public responsibility or climate change causes or actions to curb our carbon footprint

Work may be in any mediums such as painting, printmaking, sculpture, works on paper, mixed media, photography, digital works, video, cartoons, unpublished illustrated books, tapestry, mosaics, etcetera.

Work must be the artist’s original work.  Copies are not acceptable.

Key dates 2017

23 August 2017 – 5:00 pm – entries close.   Late entries must be postmarked 23 August

29 October 2017 – 2:00 pm – opening of exhibition and announcement of prizes

26 November 2017 – 3:00pm – announcement of People’s Choice prize

26 November 2017 – 4:00 pm – exhibition closes

28 November 2017 – 4:00 pm – all works to have been collected