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The application and these terms of conditions are a contract between the artist and Ingenuity and both parties agree to be bound by the following terms and
Artists must be aware the commissioning process is in two stages. Selection for the maquette exhibition is the first stage.
open April 1 and close May 15 2021 at 11.59pm
Artists of the NSW Northern Rivers region can apply. That comprises the Shires of Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Clarence Valley, Richmond Valley, Lismore and Kyogle.
Maquettes will be exhibited indoors and may be produced in any materials to represent a final enduring work.
Sculptural concepts, if fabricated, would be suitable for outdoor installation. All materials and forms are eligible for entry. Concepts for large durable works are encouraged.
The artist warrants that he/she holds the exclusive copyright of the works.
Artists should take great care in communicating their concept or sculpture in their entry submission. The curatorial panel bases the decision on images, working drawings, the artist statement and biography. A clearly presented, well thought out and devised submission is highly recommended.
High quality images and proposed sketches including scale and elevation are preferable. A maximum of 5 images in jpg format, not exceeding 10MB altogether, can be submitted.
Up to 2 entries will be accepted from an artist. Each artwork must be presented as a separate entry. An extra entry fee is payable for the second entry submitted.
Ingenuity allows the artist full freedom of expression for all forms of sculpture. However the notion of site specificity and the theme of HOME is fundamental to the exhibition and commissioning process.
A panel of selectors that will select works on merit discernable from the submission for the INgenuity Maquette Exhibition.
The selection of the panel will be final.
Artists who are not successful can request a reasoned clarification for the panel’s decision.
Artists both successful and unsuccessful in their application will be notified by May 22
Artists are obliged to transport, install, and then collect their work.
INgenuity will provide an artist and sculpture information plaque to be placed near the maquette.
We encourage artists to be present on site regularly to engage with audiences.
It is our aim that the local community meet their local artists to engage in a broader conversation on art experience and creativity.