Terms & Conditions

Adult Awards

• Adult Category Artists can enter a maximum of two artworks.
• Entry via our online entry form must be received by 25 May 2022 by 5.00pm. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
• Adult section is for persons 18 years and over. Entries open to artists residing in Australia only.
• Entry fee is $30 per artwork and is non-refundable.
• All artworks entered are to be listed for sale at the exhibition and the online gallery. If you do not wish to sell your work, we respectfully suggest not entering this award.
• A 30% COMMISSION will be charged on all sales.
• Should the exhibition organiser receive an offer for the sale of the artwork, which is below the listed price, the artist will be contacted to discuss.
• In the event number of entries exceed space limitations, the Organiser may conduct a pre-selection process and as a result not all artwork is guaranteed to be hung. Please note that there is no refund on entry fees for artworks not hung, in the event pre-selection occurs.
• All entries must be accompanied by a photograph of the artwork(s). This photograph will be used for pre-selection processes and for online representation of the artwork if it is selected for exhibition. Please ensure it is of suitable quality. If the photograph supplied is significantly different to the supplied artwork, the entry will be disqualified.
• The event organiser reserves the right to hang the artwork as it sees fit, including not hanging or rotating artwork.
• After entry submission, the entry details provided by you will be used for the exhibition tag and online listing. Details will not be edited by the organiser nor can they be resubmitted. Please make sure spelling of names, titles etc is correct and that the listing price is correct. A receipt with your submission details will be emailed to you directly after your entry has been submitted.
• Details supplied with your entry will be used to contact you now and in the future, unless you inform us by email (info@thedoylesaward.com.au) not to do so.
• Artwork must be original two dimensional paintings or drawings in any traditional medium (no digital work). Artwork(s) must not breach any copyright – this includes copies of professional artist’s work done in workshop settings. (No Giclée prints).
• The perimeter measurement of artwork is to be less than or equal to 450cm – i.e. measure side 1 + side 2 + side 3 + side 4. If your total is greater than 450cm, it is too large. (If it is framed, please measure the outside edges of the frame.)
• Artwork must have been completed within the last 12 months and must not have won a prize or be a finalist in any competition.
• Artists must not offer their exhibited piece for sale on any other platform during the Doyles. (eg Blue Thumb, Art Lovers, or private social pages.)
• Artwork must be framed and ready for hanging with cord or wire. Stretched canvas is considered framed. Artwork not meeting this criteria will not be accepted.
• Artwork must be clearly labelled on the back with Title, Artist’s Name, Category, Price and a Contact Number.
• Proceeds from sales will be settled within two weeks after clearance of payments or exhibition closure, whichever is the latter.
• Artwork not received on drop-off day, or before the freighted entry deadline, will be disqualified.
• Under no circumstances will wet paintings be accepted. This includes any area of the painting small or large, on the back, front or sides.
• The organisers reserve the right to refuse inappropriate material.
• The Judges decision is final. People’s Choice is decided votes both at the event.
• All artworks are to remain in place for the duration of the exhibition. The artist agrees to allow the organisers to have non-exclusive rights to use images of artwork for promotional purposes.
• Unsold work is to be collected by the artist or a representative of the artist on the specified days/times unless return freighting arrangement has been specified on entry form.
• Freighted artwork will be returned in the packaging it arrived in wherever possible.
• Expenses in conjunction with transit of artworks will be at the expense of the owner of the artwork (artist or guardian).
• All care will be taken by the organisers, but the organisers will not be held responsible for loss or damage of artwork at the exhibition or in transit. It is recommended artists insure their own artworks.
• No responsibility is taken for uncollected artworks. Uncollected artworks will be deemed abandoned goods and disposed of accordingly.