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Ludlow Art Prize

Australian Landscape Painting

$5,000 cash

Sculpture in the forest

$5,000 cash

We encourage Western Australian artists to enter the 2024 Ludlow Art Prize

The Ludlow Art Prize will bring people together to shine a light on the listed, critically endangered Tuart woodlands and forests of the Swan Coastal Plain ecological community including the last remaining Tuart forest at Ludlow, Western Australia.

The Ludlow Art Prize is managed by the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2018 to help restore the Ludlow tuart forest in the South West of Western Australia.

Open

Open now

Close

31 August 2024

Award

11 October 2024

Now open to all residents of Western Australia

Ludlow Art Prize - Australian Landscape Painting

The Ludlow Art Prize for a landscape painting.

  • The Ludlow Art Prize for any Australian landscape, painting (Selected by an independent panel of judges; non-acquisitive) $5,000 cash.

  • The finished work must be no larger than 100cm x 100cm or imperial equivalent.

  • Short-listed entrants (Finalists) will have their work exhibited at the Ludlow Settlement art gallery.

  • All entrants will be invited to attend the official opening and prize presentation.

Entry fee: $40 Inc. GST per art work (includes entry to the official opening)
Closing date: 31 August 2024

AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE

PAINTING

AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE - PAINTING

Ludlow Art Prize - Sculpture in the Forest

The Ludlow Art Prize for a sculpture.

  • The Ludlow Art Prize for a sculpture (Selected by an independent panel of judges; non-acquisitive) $5,000 cash.

  • Short listed entrants (Finalists) will have their work exhibited at the Ludlow  Settlement sculpture walk trail.

  • All entrants will be invited to attend the official opening and prize presentation.

Entry fee: $40 Inc. GST per art work (includes entry to the official opening)
Closing date: 31 August 2024

SCULPTURE

SCULPTURE

Key dates

Entries open
Open now

Entries close
31 August 2024

Finalists announced
15 September 2024

Delivery/Installation
9-10 October 2024

Award announcements
11 October 2024

Art exhibition
12-20 October 2024

Artwork collection
from 4pm, 20 October 2024
or 21 October (8am to 4pm)

Ludlow Art Prize entry terms and conditions

GENERAL

  • By entering the prize, the artist agrees to these binding terms and conditions. These terms and conditions, together with the artist`s completed entry form, form the agreement between the artist and the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc.

ELIGIBILITY

  • The artwork must be by an artist residing in the State of Western Australia.

  • If under the age of 18, a Parent/Legal Guardian consent form must be provided with the entry.

THE WORK

General

  • All artworks must be the original work of the artist, completed within 12 months of the entry closing date (see key dates) and not infringe the copyright, moral rights, or other rights of any third party.

  • An artist may enter several artworks accompanied by a separate entry form and payment.

  • The artwork must not have been awarded a prize in any other competition.

Australian landscape painting

  • The entered artwork must be an Australian landscape painting.

  • The landscape painting may be any two dimensional medium (excluding photography and film).

  • The finished work must be no larger than 100cm x 100cm or imperial equivalent.

Sculpture

  • The entered artwork must be a sculpture.

  • Collaborative works are accepted.

  • The sculpture may be of any material, however must be suitable for an outdoor sculpture park.

  • There are no size constraints for the finished sculpture.

ARTWORK SUBMISSION

  • An image of the artwork must be submitted online by the closing date (see key dates). Note: 3 images are required for sculptures.

  • There is a non-refundable entry administration fee of $40 per submission.

  • The resolution of the uploaded JPEG image(s) can be a maximum of 5MB with naming convention lastname_firstname_title

  • Include a description of the artwork(s) (maximum 200 words)

  • Include your artists curriculum vitae (maximum A4 page)

PRE-SELECTION PROCESS

  • The pre-selection panel of judges will review the uploaded images and select artworks (finalists) for the exhibition.

  • The artist agrees that if they enter more than one artwork, only one can be selected for the exhibition.

  • The finalists will be announced to the media and published on our website (see key dates).

  • Artists whose works are selected for exhibition must allow their work to be reproduced for promotional, review and educational purposes.

  • Artists (and their agents) who are selected as finalists must agree not to display any images of the selected artwork(s) on any social media platforms prior to the announcement of the winner.

PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY

Landscape painting

  • All selected artworks must be suitably framed. A stretched canvas is considered framed however 25mm length D-rings must be placed at the back of the work 10cm down from the top of the frame.

  • The artwork must be clearly marked on the back with the artists name, address and the title of the work, and include hanging instructions.

  • Wet paintings will not be accepted.

Sculpture

  • All selected sculpture must be installed by the artist and/or assistants. Placement of sculptures within the trail will be at the discretion of the curator.

  • Please note, there are no hardstands for the artworks. Artworks deemed unsafe will need to be modified on the day of installation.

  • The Ludlow Gallery will assist where possible, however does not have heavy lift machinery.

PRIZE SELECTION

  • The judges are eminently qualified to judge artworks and are not members of the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc.

  • The judge’s decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • All prize money will be paid within 4 (four) weeks of the award date.

  • The list of selected artists will be published on the website www.ludlowtuartforest.org.au (see key dates). All Artists will be notified by email.

COMMISSION ON SOLD ARTWORKS

  • All works selected for exhibition must be for sale.

  • The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group shall be entitled to and will retain 30% plus GST commission on all works sold during the exhibition period.

  • If an artwork is sold, the artist may be required to supply the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group with a tax invoice to satisfy GST commitments.

INSURANCE

  • The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc. will exercise all reasonable care in handling works submitted but will not be responsible for loss or damage to any work whilst in our custody. We recommend artists insure their work against loss or damage during transit and whilst in our custody.

RETURN OF ARTWORK

  • The collection address is 21 Ludlow Road North, LUDLOW, Western Australia

  • The artworks can be collected from the Ludlow Gallery and Sculpture Park at the end of the exhibition (see key dates)

AMENDMENTS

  • The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc, may amend these terms and conditions and the entry form at any time, subject to giving notice to the artist via this webpage.

The Ludlow Gallery

Ludlow Settlement
21 Ludlow Road North, LUDLOW 6280
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

 

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