The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts


Exhibition Details



The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts
The South West Academy Annual Open Exhibition 2021


Exhibition of Fine and Applied Art.

The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts invite submissions of work from visual and applied artists working in any medium. Please see restrictions listed under Exhibition Details. Submission is by online entry only. You can enter up to 6 works. The Selection panel may select up to a maximum of 4 works per artist.
The exhibition will be held at Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, Devon. EX10 8NG

Entry Deadline: 01 October 2021 Midnight


Key Dates


Open For Entry: Monday 9 August 2021.
Entry Deadline: Friday 1 October 2021, Midnight.

Selection Notification: Wednesday 13 October 2021.
Artwork Delivery: Sunday 31 October 2021, 12 noon to 3pm

Private View: Thursday 4 November 2021, 6pm to 8:30pm.
Exhibition Open To Public: Tuesday 2 November 2021 to Saturday 13 November 2021, 10:30am to 4:30pm.
Collection of unsold work: Saturday 13 November 2021, 5pm to 6:30pm.
 


Entry Pricing


Standard Prices.
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £15.00
Additional Entries: £15.00 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Concession Price for Artists Under 26
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £12.00
Additional Entries: £12.00 per artwork up to 6 artworks.

Members
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
Free Entry


Exhibition Entry Information


General Information
The exhibition will be held at Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, Devon. EX10 8NG

Kennaway House is close to the seafront on the western end of Sidmouth, close to The Museum and Sidmouth Parish Church.
Please use the nearby car parks as vehicle access to Kennaway  is strictly reserved for staff and disabled visitors.
The nearest car park is just before the seafront on Station Road but street parking is often available near by.

 

Eligibility
Submissions of work are invited from visual and applied artists working in any medium. Please see restrictions listed under Exhibition Details.

Restrictions
All work should be clearly labelled with the artists’ name, title of work and selling price attached to a label on string attached to the rear of the work. Metal and clip frames are not acceptable. All 2D work should have exhibition quality cord securely attached to D rings on the back for hanging.
Painting:   maximum size 1 metre in any direction including frame
Drawing:   as above
Photography: as above
Original Print: as above
Sculpture:  Not exceeding 1 metre square floor space or 2 metres in height. Works must
be portable and structurally sound.  Wrks must not be so fragile or unstable that they cannot be safely moved and displayed. Where possible sculptors are encouraged to provide their own plinths
Mixed Media: as other 2D work.
Ceramics:  small collections of work in a series (up to 3 pieces) will count as one item. Ceramics should be delivered in a suitable container and boxes should be provided for items sold.
Jewellery:  small collections of work in a series (up to 3 items) will count as one item. Jewellery should be delivered in a suitable container and boxes should be provided for items sold.
Glass: small collections of work in a series (up to 3 items) will count as one item. Glass should be delivered in a suitable container and boxes should be provided for sold items.
Textiles: Works should not exceed 100 cms in any direction and should be supplied with relevant means by which they can be securely attached to a wall. TOP should be clearly marked.

Submission Procedure
Submission is by online entry only. You can enter up to 6 works (please refer to Artwork details under Exhibition Details below). The Selection panel may select up to a maximum of 4 works per artist.

Image Uploads
Image files should be JPG or PNG and no more than 5MB large. Upload time will depend on your internet connection speed so please be patient. If you are having problems uploading your images please use image editing software to resize your image to approximately 1600 pixels wide and then save as a new file. Image file names should not be too long and should not contain any invalid characters such as ' " & % * ( ) < > / \ ~ # + =

Pricing
Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. SWAc commission is charged at 40%. It will be assumed that the sale price includes the cost of any frame and our commission. Please allow for this when pricing your work. Prices should include VAT if applicable. If you are VAT registered, please provide a VAT number in the box provided. 

Communications
All communication will be by email or posted on-line.  Applicants will be required to login to see if they have been preselected and will be asked to download and print their application details to be delivered with the artwork. Failure to do so could result in work being withdrawn from the exhibition. Please make a note of your login-details and password.

Selection
The Selection Committee will select the works for the exhibition. The Selectors will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Insurance
Artists are responsible for insuring their own work. All works accepted for exhibition will be displayed entirely at the artists' risk and SWAc and Kennaway House will not accept liability for loss or damage occurring during the exhibition.

Delivery and Collection
Artists are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work to Kennaway. All packaging materials must be removed after delivery (no storage is available for this) and brought back at collection. If you are applying from overseas, please consider how and the cost of getting your work to and from the exhibition at the required times.
Work not collected at the stated times will be subject to a daily charge of £10 and will be disposed of after one month. 

Agreement

By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that SWAc reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise SWAc to process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by SWAc, Kennaway and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation. I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein.
I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms and Conditions therein.



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