Terms & Conditions
1. THE ARTIST
1.1 The competition is open to all artists over 18 years. A third party (e.g. gallery, agent or other representatives) may submit work on behalf of the artist, but the third party must confirm that they have the full permission of the artist to enter their work. If you are so authorised, You agree to be bound by these Terms and assume the liabilities set out in these Terms.
2. THE WORK
2.1 The competition is open to printed artwork and editions in any form. This includes but is not limited to etching, woodcut, lithography, linocuts, monoprints, screen printing and drypoint. No original artworks can be submitted.
2.2 By submitting Your Work(s), You confirm that the Work(s) is in a condition to withstand normal rigours of handling and display at Green & Stone. Whilst we will always do our very best to ensure the safety and security if your work, Green & Stone is not liable for any damages to artwork or frames that may occur whilst artwork is in our gallery.
2.3 By submitting Your Work(s), You confirm that the Work(s) is free and clear of any liens, claims, encumbrances or restrictions, that the use of the Work(s) under these Terms will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any person or entity, and that to the best of Your knowledge and belief the Work(s) has not been exported from any country and shall not be imported into the United Kingdom in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
2.4 If You do not own all of the rights, title and interest in and to the Work(s), You must expressly inform Green & Stone in writing of all relevant details concerning all other third parties rights to the Work(s). You shall indemnify Green & Stone against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses in respect of claims made by third parties alleging partial or total ownership of the Work(s) or any rights in the Work(s), including intellectual property rights.
2.5 If You are submitting Work(s) from abroad then taxes may be levied at the port of entry into the UK. You will not list Green & Stone as the importer of the Work(s). You agree to indemnify Green & Stone for any charges or taxes incurred by it as a result of (1) the importing of the Work(s) for the purposes of display in the Exhibition and (2) for any back taxes due from You to HMRC on or arising from any sale of the Work(s).
3. ENTRY FORM AND PRICE
3.1 You may enter up to four works, with each entry costing £10. If you pay for and enter more than 4 entries, we will not include them and you will NOT be refunded. When you register to enter the Exhibition and pay your entry fee, you will be supplied with your Entry Form.
3.2 Your Entry Form must be completed and submitted by You strictly in accordance with The Instructions for Entering (“the Instructions”) which can be found below. Failure to do this will mean that the Work(s) submitted under the Entry Form is inadmissible and will be withdrawn from the selection process for the Exhibition.
3.3 You will not receive a refund if You register for an Entry Form and later withdraw Your application. The entry fee is non-refundable.
4. THE SELECTION PANEL
4.1 Green & Stone will appoint a guest judge.
4.2 All judges shall be appointed by The Gallery at Green & Stone in such number and of such qualifications as it sees fit at its sole discretion.
4.3 All works will be judged anonymously, and there will be no segregation by country, genre or style etc.
4.4 No feedback will be provided to successful or unsuccessful applicants.
5. Refusal of or Withdrawal of Work
5.1 Green & Stone may accept or decline any Work(s) submitted for the Exhibition entirely at its own discretion. Green & Stone’s decision is final.
5.2 Green & Stone reserves the right to deny admission or withdraw a Work(s) from the Exhibition if for any reason the Work(s), or any circumstances surrounding the display of the Work(s), appears to Green & Stone to expose it to potential or actual damage to its reputation, risk of legal proceedings or enforcement including, without limitation, the alleged breach of third party intellectual property rights.
6.1 Artists that are chosen from the first round of digital submission, will be notified by email on or near 16 July
Instructions for Entering Work to the Exhibition
1. PROCESS OF ENTRY
1.1 You must first register to enter the Exhibition: to do this, please apply and pay for an Entry Form online through the Gallery at Green & Stone’s website.
1.2 You should complete the Entry Form and submit your work online using digital photographs for the first round of the selection process.
1.3 Once You have purchased an Entry Form, You must submit the details and digital photographs of your Work(s) online by the 1 December 2021. Entries cannot be submitted after the deadline.
1.4 You must supply professionally photographed images of your artworks, or images to an extremely high standard. Failure to do so will result in your application being refused.
1.5 Manipulation of digital photographs including colour enhancing and cropping will result in immediate disqualification.
1.9 The final list of exhibitors for the Summer Exhibition will be announced on the 8 December 2021. Successful applicants will then have 6 weeks to frame work before the Exhibition Opening.
2. FRAMING AND GLAZING
2.1 All two-dimensional works submitted must be framed. The use of simple, neutral coloured frames is strongly encouraged. Metal, glass and Perspex clip frames are not acceptable.
2.2 Framing of works is the responsibility of the artist and must be carried out prior to delivery.
2.3 All works must be exhibition-ready. Suitable hanging fixtures should be supplied, sufficient to carry the weight of the work.
2.4 Artists are reminded that it is highly recommended that the exhibiting artists insure with a reputable insurance company their works of art for their market value.
3. INADMISSIBLE WORK
3.1 The following types of work are inadmissible:
works that are over the specified size limit of 80 x 80cm;
original artworks that are not printed or editions;
works that are not recently made, and which therefore do not support the purpose of the Exhibition in representing what is happening in the contemporary art world;
works not available to buy.