Terms & Conditions 

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

A1. SELECTION OF AWARD FINALISTS

A1.1 Entrants must apply online at www.myselfprize.org.au. A Selection Panel (appointed by Myself Prize.) will review all applications to recommend a shortlist of finalists for exhibition. Please refer to the Conditions of Entry for more information.

A1.2 Exhibition of artwork shall be at the absolute discretion of Myself Prize., which reserves the right to exhibit or not exhibit any work recommended by the Selection Panel. No reason will be given, or communication entered into by the Gallery, its staff or its agents with regard to the selection of the shortlist of finalists for exhibition or the Judges’ recommendations.

A2. ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARD WINNERS

The selected finalists will be exhibited at Jugglers Art Space from Friday 21st October to Wednesday 26th October 2016. The winner of the 2016 Myself Prize will be announced at the exhibition opening on Friday 21st October 2016 by the Award’s Judges. 

B. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

B1. ELIGIBILITY

Entries for the 2016 Myself Prize must be submitted online, by filling in the application form at (www.myselfprize.org.au/enter-the-prize). If you have any problems with the online registration process please contact Myself Prize to arrange an offline method.

B1.1 Entry into the 2016 Myself Prize is open to all artists living and working in Australia.

B1.2 Entries must be a unique self-portrait in any medium or combination of media. Acceptable media include those traditionally associated with the practice of Photography, Illustration, Painting and Sculpture. Finalists will be selected according to the quality of their work.

B1.3 The size of the work must not exceed two (2) meters in any dimension.

B1.4 Composite and multi-panel pieces will be considered as one work and must meet the other Conditions of Entry (size, media etc.) when in their assembled state. Any such works must be photographed in their assembled state for both entry and installation purposes if selected for the Finalists Exhibition.

B1.5 Myself Prize is an acquisitive prize. Entrants agree that in the event that their work is selected by the Prize Judges as the winner of the 2016 Myself Prize, and on payment of the award, the said work shall become the property of Myself Prize and part of the Myself Prize collection. The $4000 prize money includes Myself Prize's acquisition of the winning work.

B1.6 An artist or their authorised agent/dealer may enter 1 artwork in total as set out on the Entry Form, and only one work per artist will be considered by the Selection Panel for exhibition. Entries must be a self-portrait and the original work and concept of the entrant.

B1.7 A non-refundable fee of $30.00 (inc. GST) for 1 entry is payable for work entered. Work entered without payment of an entry fee will not be considered eligible. Payment can be made via the entry form.

B1.8 Entries must be submitted online with an accompanying photo or image in JPEG format. Images must be no larger than 10 megabytes in file size. With each image submitted, please include text listing the artist’s name, and the title, dimensions (h x w) and medium of the work.

B1.9 All entries must be received by midnight (AEST) Wednesday 14th September 2016.

B1.10 The work must be the sole and unencumbered property of the entrant, and there must be no inhibition or restriction on the title passing to Myself Prize in the event that the work is the winning entry of the 2016 Myself Prize.

B1.11 Myself Prize will contact the artist in the first instance in all matters relating to an entry.

B1.12 Successful entrants who have a work selected for inclusion in the Finalist Exhibition will be notified by phone and/or email immediately after the selection process is completed. The Finalists’ names and work will be listed on the Myself Prize web site and publicised through other relevant social media (e.g. Jugglers Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.).

B2. DELIVERY OF SELECTED ARTWORK

B2.1 Substitutes for a selected work will not be accepted.

B2.2 Selected works must be professionally presented and ready for display/hanging.

B2.3 Selected works are to be forwarded with the name of the artist, return address, contact information, title, date and medium attached to the work, and securely packaged to ensure safe transportation to Myself Prize. The packaging must be suitable for Myself Prize to re-use for the return of the selected artwork.

B2.4 Selected works are to be delivered to Myself Prize, 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld, 4006 by Monday 17th October 2016. Please contact Myself Prize for opening hours and to arrange delivery times.

B3. TRANSPORTATION

B3.1 All forward and return transit/freight costs of a selected work are the responsibility of the artist and/or the artist’s agent/dealer. A selected artwork will not be received unless free of charges to Myself Prize.

B3.2 All transit /freight insurance arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the artist or the artist’s agent/dealer.

B4. INSURANCE AND CARE OF THE ARTWORK

B4.1 Myself Prize, its staff and agents accept no liability for the loss or damage of an artwork during transit/freight to and from our address.

B4.2 While Myself Prize will exercise all reasonable care of an artwork from the time of receipt of the artwork until the collection of the artwork (see section B8.1), the artist and/or the artist’s agent/dealer agrees to indemnify Myself Prize, its staff and agents against the loss or damage of the artwork during this period. Finalists are responsible for arranging their own insurance for works exhibited.

B6. PRIVACY

B6.1 The information requested on this form is required for the administration of Myself Prize and will be used solely for this purpose (and for the ongoing administration of the Prize, where applicable). This information cannot be accessed by any unauthorised person.

B7. COPYRIGHT AND PROMOTION

B7.1 Entrants warrant that they are the copyright owner of the artwork submitted with this entry form and agree to indemnify Myself Prize, its staff and agents for any breach or infringement of copyright.

B7.2 Myself Prize reserves the right to reproduce and/or edit any digital images submitted with the entry form, for archival, catalogue or promotional purposes including electronic and digital promotional activities. All reasonable care will be taken to maintain the artistic integrity of any edited images.

B7.3 Finalists agree that their work can be photographed by Myself Prize on film and/or digital format and published in print and/or digital media for promotional, educational and review purposes associated with the Finalists Exhibition and Myself Prize. The artist or their agent/dealer are responsible for conveying this right to any purchaser of the work.

B8. RETURN/COLLECTION OF WORKS

B8.1 Artwork displayed in the Finalists Exhibition will be available for collection from 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane QLD 4006 from Monday 31st October 2016. To make arrangements for collection/pick up, contact Myself Prize.

B8.2 Myself Prize accepts no responsibility for the storage of uncollected works beyond 14 days after the exhibition closing date.

B8.3 Myself Prize will not meet any expenses associated with return/collection of work.

B9. INTERPRETATION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

In the event of a dispute regarding the interpretation of the Myself Prize terms and conditions, the decision of Myself Prize shall be binding on all parties. Please Note: Unless the contrary intention appears in the wording of this form, words in the singular number include the plural and words in the plural number include the singular. The term “work” in the context of this entry form refers to a photograph/illustration/painting or sculpture on any medium/paper/board/canvas/suitable support etc.