Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate - Art Competition 2021
We are calling for artwork submissions from artists with disability including drawings, graphic art or paintings to be part of our Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate – Art Competition and Exhibition. This event will provide artists with an opportunity to showcase their creative talents and promote themselves and their artworks.
Now in its third year, Willoughby City Council is hosting an art competition for people 18+ living with disability, experiencing social isolation or at risk of marginalization. Artists of all abilities are encouraged to submit a work.
- For people living with disability, experiencing social isolation or at risk of marginalization
- Maximum 2 entries per artist
- Over 18s only
Entry is free.
Artworks submitted must reflect one or more of the three themes being showcased during Social Inclusion week: Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate.
Medium and Size
The artworks submitted can included drawings, graphic art and paintings and be no larger than 100cmx100cm.
Photos or scans of the artwork should be 2480x3508 pixels at 600dpi (recommended) and in a well-lit environment if taken as a photo. Provide your name and your artwork name on the submitted file, e.g.: “Jan Brown - Connection.jpg”. These images may be sent with Application Form 1 or Form 2.
Terms and Conditions of Entry
You agree to the Terms and Conditions of entry by signing and submitting Application Form 1
Each artwork must comply with the following dates in order to be eligible for the competition.
Online Application (Form 1) must be received by Willoughby City Council (or email to firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 5pm, 29 October 2021
5.00pm Friday, 29 October 2021
Artwork(s) and completed Artwork Submission (Form 2)(PDF, 293KB) delivered to:
Chatswood Library Foyer, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
Monday, 29 November 2021
10.00am-1.00pm | 2.00pm-4.30pm
The Art Space on the Concourse 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
1 – 12 December,
Morning Tea & Winner announced:
The Art Space on The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
11.00am Friday, 3 December 2021
The overall winner will be awarded a $500 pre-paid voucher and offered the opportunity to hold a solo artwork exhibition at the Dougherty Community Centre.
The two (2) Runner-Up entries will be award a $100 pre-paid voucher each.
All entrants will be present a Certificate of Participation at the invitation only morning tea.
Morning Tea Event
Prizes will be announced and awarded by Mayor Gail Giles-Gidney at the invitation only morning tea celebrating International Day of People with Disability.
|| Friday, 3 December 2021 at 11.00am
|| The Art Space on The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
Please note: This will be an invitation only event as attendee numbers will be limited.