Vuleka Art Competition 2023 - Entry Form

Competition Rules - Round 1

  • The competition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older on 1 January 2023 residing in South Africa.
  • The competition is not open to FIRST PRIZE WINNERS of previous Vuleka competitions.
  • The competition is open only to artists who have not had a solo exhibition in the past three years. (academic solo exhibitions are exempt)
  • Only original works of art completed during 2022/2023 may be entered.
  • There is no limit to the number of works that may be entered.
  • Artworks in all media are allowed, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, film, digital, etc.
  • All works are submitted at the owner’s risk. Although great care will be taken with artworks neither Art.B nor the sponsors will accept any responsibility for the damage, loss or theft of any works of art while in transit or on exhibition.
  • Works consisting of multiple parts (i.e. diptychs or triptychs) will be accepted and must be entered as one work. The work must be submitted on one photograph for the digital entry.
  • No performance art will be accepted.
  • Video projection/ film or multimedia art entries must make arrangements for their own means of projection.
  • The copyright of all works submitted should belong to the submitting artist. A work submitted for the competition must have been created by the entrant, i.e. it must be the artist’s original work. All works remain the property of the entrant for the duration of the competition and exhibition unless a work is sold at the exhibition.
  • It remains the artist’s responsibility to obtain proper permissions for the usage of anyone’s image, whether from a sitter or a creator of a reference image, where portraits are submitted.
  • All entries are to be for sale at a market-related price and art.b Gallery will act as the appointed agent. The entrant must provide a selling price for each work. Art.B Gallery will deduct a 33.3% commission on all sales. Art.B Gallery is not VAT registered and therefore VAT is not charged. Art.B Gallery’s appointment will automatically terminate when the work has been returned to the entrant, or sold.
  • Images of artworks must be submitted online at www.artb.co.za from 1:00 on 12 June 2023 to 23:59 on 6 July 2023.

Entry Fee

Entry fee PER WORK:

  • Members of the Arts Association of Bellville: R 200 per work
  • Non-members: R 250 per work
  • The entry fee is non-refundable

Banking Details:

Account Name: SA ARTS ASSOCIATION BELLVILLE
Bank: ABSA
Acc No.: 010 2211 1970
Branch code: 632005
Type: Cheque account
Note: The Proof of Payment for the entry must be uploaded on the website, at the same time as the work(s) are uploaded (see form below).

Judging

  •  The adjudicators will select 80 works to go through to Round 2.
  • Unsuccessful entries that are not collected within a week of notification will be discarded.
  • Judges’ decisions are final, and no correspondence will be entered into.


    Step 1) Personal Details:

    Artists first name *

    Artists surname *

    Physical address *

    Area code *

    Cellphone *

    Email address *

    Art training (if applicable)

    Institution where you received training

    Occupation *


    Step 2) Artwork Details

      Entry 1: *
        Title of work * Medium * Dimensions - width (cm) * Dimensions - height (cm) * Price (including 33.3% commission) * Filename of image * ( FILENAME MUST BE "Surname_Name_1.jpg" )
      Entry 2:
        Title of work Medium Dimensions - width (cm) Dimensions - height (cm) Price (including 33.3% commission) Filename of image ( FILENAME MUST BE "Surname_Name_2.jpg" )
      Entry 3:
        Title of work Medium Dimensions - width (cm) Dimensions - height (cm) Price (including 33.3% commission) Filename of image ( FILENAME MUST BE "Surname_Name_3.jpg" )
      Entry 4:
        Title of work Medium Dimensions - width (cm) Dimensions - height (cm) Price (including 33.3% commission) Filename of image ( FILENAME MUST BE "Surname_Name_4.jpg" )
      Entry 5:
        Title of work Medium Dimensions - width (cm) Dimensions - height (cm) Price (including 33.3% commission) Filename of image ( FILENAME MUST BE "Surname_Name_5.jpg" )

    Step 3) Upload images of artwork and proof of payment

    FILENAMES MUST BE AS FOLLOWS: ARTWORK 1 = Surname_Name_1.jpg ARTWORK 2 = Surname_Name_2.jpg ARTWORK 3 = Surname_Name_3.jpg ARTWORK 4 = Surname_Name_4.jpg ARTWORK 5 = Surname_Name_5.jpg PROOF OF PAYMENT = Surname_Name_Payment.jpg )
    (Combined maximum file size = 10MB)

      Drag & Drop
      artwork and proof of payment here
      or
    • Please also make sure all the details are 100% correct before submitting.
    • Please wait for the images to finish uploading before pressing the "submit artwork" button.

    Step 4) Submit

    If the form does not submit, please scroll up to see what needs to be corrected.

    You will receive a confirmation email once your submission is successful.