• 2017 Camden Art Prize •

Please ensure you read these conditions of entry to the 2017 Camden Art Prize before filling in entry form.
Please note: Conditions of entry may be subject to change each year.

SIZE OF ENTRIES (except Photography section)

The total length of two (2) adjacent sides, including frame, shall not be more than two (2) metres.

The artwork should not exceed one (1) square metre in total.  Diptychs/ Triptych/Quadtychs must include all works/components plus framing, to comply with the one square metre size requirements.

Sculptures must not exceed: 100cm wide x 100cm high x 100cm deep, 32kg maximum weight. Sculptures must be freestanding and cannot be hung.


Artworks must be dry, framed (except wide-edged stretched canvases which must be stapled to the back of the frame and not to the sides), ready to hang by cord (using D rings or cord professionally stapled to the back of the frame).  Screw eyes will not be accepted.  Artworks must be CLEARLY MARKED ON THE BACK with NAME, TITLE OF WORK, SECTION and PRICE.


Every work must be for sale.  A commission of 25% of the sale price will be retained by the Committee on sales.  Where the artist is registered for GST, the sale price MUST include GST.


The decision of the judges is final.


The Artists will allow their works to be reproduced by print and electronic media during the advertising and promotion for the Exhibition and for archival uses.  The Artists warrant that they are the copyright owner of all submitted artworks and that their artworks do not infringe moral rights of third parties.  The Organisers have the right to supply contact details of the Artist for promotional purposes.


Exhibitors are responsible for maintaining their own insurance cover.  The Committee will exercise reasonable care with all works submitted but will not be responsible for the loss, theft or damage to any such works while in its custody.


Eligible work will be accepted by the Committee at the Camden Civic Centre, Oxley Street, Camden on  Saturday 29th April 2017 from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Exhibitors must arrange their own delivery of works and employ their own courier where necessary.


Return of posted items must be REPLY PAID and meet the requirements of Australia Post.

Sold and unsold works will be available for collection on

Friday 12th May 2017 between 4.30 pm and 6.00 pm and

Saturday 13th May 2017 from 8.30 am to 12:00 noon. 

Receipt or proof of identity must be presented to collect artwork.

Please Note: A $20 late pick up fee will apply. Entries not collected within 2 weeks of Exhibition closure may be disposed of at the discretion of the Committee.


Entries must be on the entry form
and received by
4.00 pm Thursday 13th April 2017
together with the entry fee of
$20 per entry.

Please complete & forward with entry fee to:

Camden Art Prize
PO Box 171
Camden  NSW  2570.

Artists may personally deliver
entry form and entry fee to the

Camden Civic Centre on
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
on Thursday 13th April 2017.

Note: Late entries will incur a $10.00 penalty per entry.

Please Be Aware:

  • Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Committee will hang works at their discretion; not all works will necessarily be hung.

The Camden Art Prize committee invites entries from
local entries to entries from all over Australia

Works must be the original work of the entrant, must have been completed in the last 12 months and must not have been exhibited in any previous competition in the Local Government Areas (LGA) of Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly.

Local Section is restricted to any artist residing in the LGA of Camden, Wollondilly and Campbelltown.

A maximum of two (2) works may be entered and all works must remain for the duration of the exhibition.


Open Section                            $1,250

Traditional Section                   $1,250

Local Artist Section                 $1,250

Watercolour Section                $1,250

Works on Paper Section           $1,250

Photography Section               $1,000

Sculpture Section                        $1,000

Entry Fee $20.00 per exhibit
Maximum of 2 entries per exhibitor
Prize money is exclusive of GST


Camden Art Prize Committee Inc. Acquisitive Prize
The Camden Art Prize will be selected from all Sections and the winning entry will be purchased to a maximum value of
$3,000(GST inclusive)

Committee’s Choice Award
The Camden Art Prize Committee selects, via secret vote, favourite artwork entry.
$250 Prize Money

Marjory Baker Memorial Youth Award
Sponsored by ADFAS - Camden
Australian Decorative and
Fine Arts Society Camden Inc.
Open to Youth aged 16 to 25 only
$750 Prize Money