ICA 2022 Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Indigenous Ceramic Art Award is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait artists living in Australia and the Torres Strait. Shortlisted artists are required to complete a Confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Form upon notification of selection.
  2. Employees, partners and children of the organisers, judge, sponsors or selected committee representatives are ineligible to enter.
  3. The major prize is an acquisitive award. The prize money for the selected entry is awarded in return for the Shepparton Art Museum acquiring the artwork into their permanent collection. Works by other exhibition finalists will also be considered for acquisition.
  4. All entries must be the original artwork and the property of the artist/s entering the exhibition. Collaborative artworks are encouraged and all contributing artists must be listed. A single contact must be provided on the entry form.
  5. Artwork previously exhibited in Victoria or having previously won an art prize or award anywhere in Australia are not eligible for entry. Artworks must be new works completed within the twelve months immediately preceding the application deadline.
  6. Entries received after the due date, Friday 3 June 2022 will not be accepted unless the artist has applied in writing for an extension and that extension has been granted.
  7. The artist has the sole responsibility for ensuring that the artwork does not infringe another creator’s copyright and intellectual property. Artworks by Indigenous artists are subject to Aboriginal laws with regards to the use of traditional designs.
  8. All artists agree that Shepparton Art Museum may use images of pre-selected artworks to promote the Indigenous Ceramic Art Award without further permission.
  9. The Selection Panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding any decisions made by the judge.
  10. The Selection Panel and Shepparton Art Museum Director reserve the right to disqualify pre-selected artworks should the works be unworthy, unsafe, poorly constructed, offensive, or not meet the entry criteria.
  11. Artists are responsible for delivering artworks to Shepparton Art Museum by Wednesday 27 July 2022.
  12. The entrant is responsible for the insurance of artworks in transit. Shepparton Art Museum accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that occurs to the artwork during transit.
  13. Adequate protection must be taken in packaging work as no responsibility will be taken by Shepparton Art Museum for damage or lost works during transit. Works of art will be insured whilst in storage and on display at Shepparton Art Museum.
  14. Shepparton Art Museum will package the works in materials provided by the artist, arrange and bear the costs of return freight. Artworks will be dispatched for return to the artist from Friday 9 December 2022.
  15. All works selected for the exhibition must be available for the duration of the exhibition, current dates from 13 August – 4 December 2022.