General Conditions of Entry

. All exhibits must be signed, original works of the artist. For the judged Member’s Exhibition it is expected that the works have been completed within the last two years, and have not been shown in previous HAS exhibitions.

Presentation of Works

Framed Works – All framed artworks must be properly mounted or framed and hung by D rings. No cup hooks, screw eyes or protruding metal or wire. No wet paintings will be accepted.

Works on stretched canvases need not be framed, but must be presented in a neat, professional manner, with finished edges & no staples visible, and fitted with D-rings.

Identification of Works

Each Entry must be labelled clearly with your name, telephone number, title, and price or NFS on back of work. As well as the label fixed to the back, please tie a luggage label to the work with your name and the title of the work to help the hangers. Tags will be available at drop off for you to identify the works.

Limitations to size of artworks

In general, hanging works are not to exceed 110cm including framing in any direction. There is scope for the entry of larger works – please call us first to see what space would be available to accommodate your work.

Weight of artworks is not to exceed 10 kg.

Selection of Works

Works will be hung or displayed by the HAS Hanging Team, subject to adherence to the conditions outlined.

HAS reserves the right to reject artworks or craft items that are deemed unsuitably presented for sale.

Event Promotion

The Exhibition will be promoted through the Society’s own website, through Hornsby Shire Council and other promotional websites, via Facebook, Instagram and other social media, via banners and local newspapers.

HAS reserves the right without limitation to reproduce images of all artworks entered in the Exhibition for a catalogue, publicity, advertising or archival purposes in any manner connected with the exhibition or our HAS sponsors, including future books that may be produced by HAS relating to our organisation or our exhibitions.

Artists are encouraged to provide images of their works, so these can be promoted via the means listed and on a variety of advertising materials.

Artists are particularly encouraged to promote the Exhibition to their friends, families and artistic network

Artists Exhibit at their own Risk

Hornsby Art Society, as exhibition organisers, take all reasonable care in handling and dealing with the artworks submitted for exhibition.

However, the organisers will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred to any of the artworks entered. Neither the organisers nor the venue hold insurance to cover theft, accidental or malicious damage to any artworks entered into the exhibition and entry is at the risk of the artist.