HOW TO APPLY?
1. Identify yourself as an entrant by 3.00pm on Wednesday 1st May 2019 by:
a. submitting this entry form
b. providing photos of your current portfolio
c. how do you intend to use the grant? (e.g for further art study in Victoria)
2. A selection of artists will be invited to proceed to the next stage. Notification will be provided by Wednesday 8th May 2019.
3. Artists are to submit a framed portrait for the Norma Bull Scholarship by Wednesday 7th August 2019. Delivery to be made to the Secretary of the Victorian Artists Society 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002
4. The Norma Bull Portrait Exhibition will be open for
viewing from Wednesday 14th August 2019.
5. The winner will be announced 7pm Tuesday 20th
August 2019 at the VAS Portrait Exhibition.
What are the requirements of the portrait to be eligible?
1. The work must be original to the artist.
2. The size of the portrait must be a minimum of 76cm x 107cm and a maximum of 92cm x 122cm (excluding frame)
3. The size of the subject must be a minimum of 3/4 portrait, there is no maximum as long as the subject’s dimensions remain life-size.
4. The work must be presented framed.
5. The work must be painted from a live model.
6. The medium may be of oil or acrylic.
7. A colour photograph of the model must accompany the artwork, not necessarily in the pose to which they are depicted in the submission.
8. Working sketches and drawings should accompany the painting but will remain the property of the entrant.
9. Artwork may be sold in the exhibition; it should be priced to its genuine value, up to $5000 and will be subject to the Societies standard commissions of 28%.
10. The Victorian Artists Society will acquire the winning artist’s work, as part of awarding the scholarship - i.e. the total amount paid to the winner will be $5000.
Collection of work
Work will be available to collect from Tuesday 27nd August 2019. Any piece uncollected from this time is not the responsibility of the Trustees and will be handled in line with the Victorian Artists Society’s practice. Whether this be to sell for donation to the society, retain for its permanent collection or disposed of. To avoid any
disappointment please ensure you collect your item within the agreed time.
Completing the scholarship
Within 12 months of being awarded the scholarship the winning artist is to present to the Victorian Artists Society either with a new
portrait that shows the development of their technique or with a
portfolio of activities that they have been involved in, in order to
prove advancement. Upon review with the Trustees, the final
payment of $2,500 will be provided.
Queries and Enquiries
Any questions should be directed to: The Victorian Artists Society, 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002
Ph: 03 9662 1484