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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 (Final exhibition)

Mini Moonbeams (open to ages 5 -8 years)

·        1st Prize

·        2nd Prize

·   Highly commended

Cosmic Creators (open to ages 9 -12 years)

·        1st Prize

·        2nd Prize  

·        Highly commended

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Juniors (open to ages 13-17 years)

·        1st Prize

·        2nd Prize

·        Highly commended

·        People’s Choice Award Junior

Seniors (open to ages 18 years plus)

·        1st Prize

·        2nd Prize

·        Highly commended

·        People’s Choice Award Senior

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.

 
 
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