FAQs

All entries must be submitted online via this website between 5 October 2016 – 31 January 2017. An 'Enter Now' link will be displayed on the header bar from October 5th.

You can read about the prizes for this year's competition on the prizes page.

No. There are no limits on length, duration or size. We might not be able to accommodate some oversized pieces in the final exhibition, but all the works will be considered for the competition.

We want to encourage submissions from artists who have never exhibited, performed or had works performed at a major venue and/or have a limited number of exhibitions/performances. We want to promote and encourage 'emerging' artists regardless of their age, credentials, degrees, etc. In the end, we would like to think that artists are their best judges of their own careers.

All works must be submitted using the online system. Mailed or emailed materials will not be considered. If you have any issues then please contact us.

Collaborative pieces are welcomed, providing all the contributors are emerging artists. Please also be aware that collaborative works will contribute towards the entry limit for each of the individual artists.

All collaborative artists must register/create an account before a collaborative entry can be submitted. The actual entry can be submitted by any one of the artists.

There is no entry fee but artists are limited to submit only one work. Subsequent entries will not be considered.

Clearing the cache of your browser should sort the issue. If the problem persist then contact us.

You can make as many changes as you like to your entry until you click the ‘Submit’ button. You are advised to review your entry carefully and only submit it once you are happy with it.

Once an entry has been submitted it cannot be changed. Please also remember that submissions are limited to one work per entrant and subsequent entries will not be considered.

Successful entrants will be notified by email by the end of February 2017, and a full list of selected artists will be published on this website by mid March 2017. If your name is not on the published list your entry has not been successful on this occasion.

If you have been selected for the exhibition you will be contacted with details of delivery and collection arrangements.

No. Works selected for exhibition must be available for the entire duration of the exhibition, and be delivered and collected on the agreed dates.

If you have been selected for the exhibition you will be contacted with details of delivery and collection arrangements.

It may not be necessary to install the work yourself, but this will be discussed with you directly.

No, artists are responsible for arranging the delivery and collection of work, including shipping costs.