The d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards for 2017

28 June - 9 July

The d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards
(ABN: 76 160 122 430)

Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall
62 Railway St, Mudgeeraba

All enquiries, please contact Event Director, Earle Hinschen.

Ph: (07) 5530 7827

$18,500 total prize money

Landscape (Seascape) 1st Prize $10,000
2nd Prize $3,000
3rd Prize $1,000
Portrait / Figures 1st Prize $1,000
2nd Prize $500
Still Life 1st Prize $1,000
2nd Prize $500
People's Choice $500
Junior d'Arcy Doyle $1000

Conditions of Entry (please read carefully):

Entries must be:

  • Paintings and drawings in any medium.
  • Original (no giclĂ©e) artworks of the artist, and must not breach any copyright.
  • Completed within the last 12 months and have not won 1st Prize in any competition.
  • Framed and ready for hanging with string or wire (stretched canvas is considered framed).
  • Labelled on the back with the details: Title, Category, Price and Artist's name.

Organisers cannot accept:

  • Late entries.
  • Wet paintings.
  • Change of entry details after submission of Entry Form.
  • Larger than a total perimeter of 450 cm.

The organisers reserve the right to reject or withdraw any exhibit at any time.

Key Dates for 2017
Event Date and Time
Entry Form and Fees Due31 May (Wed)
Delivery of Artworks25 June (Sun) 1pm-5pm
26 June (Mon) 8am-12pm
Opening & Awards Presentation29 June (Thu) from 6pm
Exhibition Dates28 June (Wed) - 08 July (Sat) 10am-7pm daily
9 July (Sun) 10am-3pm
People's Choice Presentation9 July (Sun) 2.30pm
Collection of Unsold Artworks9 July (Sun) 3pm-5pm (strictly)
10 July (Mon) 8am-12pm
  • All artworks must be for sale. A 30% commission will be charged on all sales. Proceeds from sales will be settled within two weeks after clearance of payments.
  • The judges' decision is final.
  • Due to quality or space restrictions, the organisers may conduct "pre-selection" process and as a result all artworks may not be hung or displayed.
  • All artworks are to remain for the duration of the exhibition and the artist agrees to allow the organisers of the event to have non-exclusive rights of reproduction of images for the promotion of the Awards.
  • No responsibility is taken for any artworks not collected by 12 noon Monday 11th July. Uncollected artworks may be deemed abandoned goods and may be disposed of by the organisers.
  • All care will be taken but the organisers will not be held responsible for any loss or damage of artworks at the exhibition or in transit. It is recommended that artists insure their own artworks.
  • All expenses in conjunction with forwarding, packing and returning of artworks must be borne by the artists.
  • Regional Entries: Artworks via post or courier must be received by organisers no later than Thursday 23 June. Prepaid return voucher/postage MUST be included with the artworks. The prepaid voucher will be returned to the artist if the artwork is sold.
  • Receipt of Entry Fee payment will be issued on delivery of artworks.

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Contact details



If the ABN is empty then:
I declare that I am a hobbyist and sales of my artworks are not taxable

Artwork details

If submitting 2 artworks, one of them must be a Landscape (or Seascape). Maximum perimeter of paintings: 450cm

Category Title Medium Sale price Size
$ AUD cm (H) by cm (W)

Total: $.00


Method of Artwork Delivery

NB: Please submit your biography, typed in A4 size, with your artworks.

Artist in Residence Programme

If you are interested in participating in the programme, please indicate by ticking the box below. We will then send you further info and a form to be submitted as your confirmation.

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