Annual Members’ Exhibition and Art Prize

Its that time of year again folks! The 2016 Members Exhibition is just around the corner and its time to start to get your creative juices flowing.

Umbrella Studio reaches a milestone in 2016 by turning 30 years old. This year, the theme Generation invites our artist members’ to reflect upon how Umbrella has impacted this generation of artists in Townsville or their own interpretation of the word ‘generation’. The exhibition also has a $1,000 non-acquisitive artist prize sponsored by Sister City Partners.

You must be a member to participate, click here to join online.


Entries Close
5pm Wednesday 2 November 2016
Delivery of Works Fri 28 October –
Wed 2 November 2016
(During opening hours)
Exhibition Opening Launch 6pm Friday 11 November 2016
Exhibition Duration 11 November – 16 December 2016
Collection of artworks Between Sun 18 –
Tues 20 December 2016
(During opening hours)

Complete the form below to submit your entry: CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR A COPY TO KNOW IT WENT THROUGH. 

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You need to include 30% for gallery commission

Conditions of Entry

All entrants must be financial members of Umbrella Studio for the duration of the exhibition.
No works are to be removed during the exhibition unless authorized by Umbrella Studio. Umbrella retains the sole right to remove any works from the exhibitA completed Entry Form must be submitted no later than 5pm Wednesday 02 November 2016 (prior to delivery of artwork) to be eligible for the exhibition.
If the completed artwork is not received by Umbrella Studio by 5pm Wednesday 02 November 2016, the entry may be terminated.
Upon delivery, all artworks must be accompanied by a label clearly identifying the piece.
All artworks must be delivered (during opening hours) between Friday 28 October to 5pm Wednesday 02 November 2016 to: Umbrella Studio – 482 Flinders Street, Townsville QLD 4810, unless special arrangements are clearly made with the staff of Umbrella Studio.
Size Restriction: Entries must be no larger than 1.5m x 1.5m x 1.5m in size.
Artwork Date Parameters: Entries must have been created in the last two years (2015 or 2016).
One entry per artist. It must be a singular artwork piece (ie. not a diptych, triptych etc).
All hanging entries must be ready for display with “D” rings securely attached, 5-8cm from top of work. Weight restrictions will apply for heavy hanging artworks – contact Umbrella Studio for more information.
Works may be done in any medium but the theme of ‘Generation’ must be incorporated into the piece.
Entries must be the original and unaided work of the entrant.
Arrangement and expenses pertaining to the delivery and collection of entries are the responsibility of the entrant.
Umbrella Studio exercises all due care in exhibiting and handling entries. However, works shall at all times remain at the risk of the entrant. Umbrella Studio will not be responsible for loss or damage whatsoever to any work whilst in its custody. Each entrant is responsible for maintaining their own insurance cover if required.
Works will be on display at Umbrella Studio from Friday 11 November 2016 to Friday 16 December 2016.
If Umbrella Studio sells the work on behalf of the Artist, they will receive a payment less 30% commission. Payment to the artist will be made within 30 days after the artwork collection date. The artist must provide a price for their artwork which takes into consideration Umbrella Studio commission, and GST if applicable.
The artist grants Umbrella Studio permission to use photos of their artwork for publicity.
All works will be collected from Umbrella Studio from Sunday 18 December to Tuesday 20 December 2016.

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