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This year we’re giving you a chance to showcase your SCIENTIFIC creativity.

 
 

Celebrate National Science Week 2019 by linking science and your artistic expression.

Northern Sydney (effectively anywhere north of the bridge!!) artists and members of the community are invited to enter our ARTSCI competition and exhibition!! Open up your inner cosmos, and bring into being artworks that reflect the National Science Week theme of: Destination Moon, More missions, More science.

The ArtSci competition will be judged in two stages.  In the first stage, Local Council Heats will take place in several venues throughout Northern Sydney during the first week of August 2019. Each heat venue has its own judges. Finalists selected from the different categories at each of the heat venues will progress through to the open exhibitions final at CSIRO/NMI on Saturday 17th August 2019.

Categories

Mini Moonbeams (open to ages 5 -8 years)

Cosmic Creators (open to ages 9 -12 years)

Juniors (open to ages 13-17 years)

Seniors (open to ages 18 years plus)

All finalists from these categories at each heat will receive a NSSH prize pack and certificate. These artworks will be displayed on NSSH social media and receive exposure on our website.

All finalists that have their artwork displayed at CSIRO/NMI Lindfield on 17th August 2019 will be considered for the finals prizes as indicated in their nominated category.

PRIZE CATEGORIES (Finals exhibition) - WIN Amazing prizes!!!

Mini Moonbeams (open to ages 5 -8 years)

We would like to thank Eckersley’s for their support.

We would like to thank Eckersley’s for their support.

  •        1st Prize - $250 worth of art classes - Inspiring classes to teach children to recognise and celebrate their own personal uniqueness through artful expression.

  •        2nd Prize - Art pack to the value of $50

  • Highly commended - $25 Art supplies voucher.

Cosmic Creators (open to ages 9 -12 years)

A huge thank you to LCU for donating the fabulous IPAD PRO!

A huge thank you to LCU for donating the fabulous IPAD PRO!

  •       1st Prize - $250 worth of art classes - Inspiring classes to teach children to recognise and celebrate their own personal uniqueness through artful expression.

  • 2nd Prize - Art pack to the value of $50

  •        Highly commended - $25 Art supplies voucher

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Juniors (open to ages 13-17 years)

  •       1st Prize - A fabulous NEW IPAD PRO worth approx $1200. donated by The Laboratories Credit Union Limited !!

  •      2nd Prize - Science/Art pack to the value of $200

  •          Highly commended - $100 Art supplies voucher.

  •    People’s Choice Award Junior - $50 Art supplies voucher.

Seniors (open to ages 18 years plus)

  •         1st Prize - $500 CASH!!!!! Plus an Opportunity to be An Artist in RESIDENCY at chatswood library for one Month! Visibility to 2,000 visitors per day!*

  •         2nd Prize - $250 CASH !!!

  •         Highly commended - $100 Art supplies voucher.

  •         People’s Choice Award Senior - - $50 Art supplies voucher.

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TO ENTER

Entries must be submitted using the online entry form (please press blue button to connect to this)

Online entries must be submitted saved in preferred .jpg format. File name/s should include the artist/s surname then first name followed by the title of the work as listed on the entry form, with each word separated by an underscore “_” character, i.e., Surname_Firstname_Title_of_painting.jpg.

All submissions require an artist statement, maximum 100 words. This should include how the work addresses the theme.

Entries open 25th May 2019 and close midnight 31st July 2019.

By submitting an entry in this event, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions online.

JUDGING

The judge’s decision at the heats and at the live exhibition is final on all aspects of awarding the Prizes, and no correspondence or appeal will be entered into or considered.

  • This residency can be customised to suit the winners needs and WHS guidelines of library.

    Library can offer a variety of display spaces, including digital.

    An opportunity for the artist to practice their art in the Creator Space (limited to WHS guidelines with materials etc)

    The possibility of running a workshop, a talk, the promotion of and the exhibition of their artworks.

 
 
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