The Lester Prize | 2021 Entry Form - Adult

This form is the official online Entry Form for The Lester Prize for Portraiture and, together with The Lester Prize for Portraiture (Adult) Terms & Conditions (Terms & Conditions), govern the entry of a Portrait in the Prize.
Terms capitalised in this Entry Form have the meaning given to them in the Terms & Conditions.

Unless marked otherwise, all fields in this Entry Form are mandatory and must be fully and accurately completed. Entry Forms submitted with incomplete or inaccurate Mandatory Fields will not be considered for the Prize.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

By submitting this Entry Form, the Entrant agrees to the Terms & Conditions: https://www.lesterprize.com/artists/submit-entry-2/
I confirm that I have read and agree to all of the Terms & Conditions: *
Minderoo Foundation Spirit Prize
Please confirm if you would also like your Portrait to be considered for the award of the Minderoo Foundation Spirit Prize (in addition to The Lester Prize's other prizes).

By selecting not to enter the Minderoo Foundation Spirit Prize, clause 17 (Minderoo Foundation Spirit Prize) of the Terms & Conditions does not apply to you.
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ARTIST DETAILS

Please complete all relevant fields.  Fields marked with * are mandatory.  

Is the Portrait a result of an artistic collaboration?: *
 
If yes, I confirm that all named co-creators agree to the submission of the portrait into The Lester Prize:
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The Artist is an Australian Resident (as defined in The Lester Prize Terms & Conditions) *
Is the Artist of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?
Is the Artist an Emerging Artist? *

ARTIST / ENTRANT CONTACT DETAILS

SURVEY

How did you hear about us? *

PORTRAIT DETAILS

Entrants may enter an UNLIMITED number of portraits but must complete separate Entry Forms and pay a separate Entry Fee for each entry.
 
Is the Portrait a self-portrait?: *
In accordance with the Terms & Conditions, you may elect to offer work selected for exhibition for sale. Are you interested in this opportunity? *
 
I confirm that the owner consents to the submission of the Portrait into The Lester Prize 2021 and, if the Entrant is selected as a Finalist, will make the Portrait available for exhibition in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.

PORTRAIT REQUIREMENTS

The requirements listed below are the "Portrait Requirements" for the purpose of clause 4.1 of the Terms & Conditions. To be eligible for the Prize, the Portrait must satisfy each of the Portrait Requirements.

The Artist

1. The Artist, or Artists, are all aged 18 years or over and Australian Residents as at 5.00 pm (AWST) on the Closing Date.
    "Australian Resident" means a person who:
    (a) is an Australian Citizen, as that term is defined in the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (Cth); or
    (b) holds a current Parament Visa, meaning a visa to remain in Australia (whether also a visa to travel to and enter
          Australia) may be a visa, to be known as a permanent visa, to remain indefinitely (unless otherwise     
          defined in the Migration Act 1958 (Cth)). *

Portrait Specifications

2. The Entrant confirms that:
    (a) the Portrait was completed in the 18 months' immediately preceding the Closing Date;
    (b) the Portrait is of a person who is, or persons who are each, an Australian Resident; and
    (c) the Portrait was created:
          i. as a result of the Subject sitting with the Artist for the purpose of the portrait; and/or
          ii. through the use of a photograph that was taken in the 24 months' immediately preceding the Closing Date. *
3. The Entrant confirms that:
    (a) the size of the Portrait is 4 square metres (e.g. 200 cm x 200 cm) or less (including the frame, if framed);
    (b) the width of the Portrait is 200 cm or less (including the frame, if framed);
    (c) the weight of the Portrait is 30 kg or less (including the frame, if framed); and
    (d) the Portrait is capable of vertical display by hanging on a wall. *
4. If the Portrait is completed on paper, the Entrant confirms that the Portrait is framed. *
5. If the Portrait is framed (regardless of whether it is completed on paper or another medium), the Entrant confirms that the frame uses acrylic glazing or Perspex only (with non-reflective acrylic or Perspex to be used where possible). Portraits cannot be framed with glass. *

Subject's Consent

6. The Entrant confirms that:
    (a) the Subject of the Portrait consented to the Artist creating the Portrait (whether created from a photo of the Subject
          or through the Subject sitting for the Artist); and
    (b) the Subject of the Portrait consents to the Portrait being on public display and reproductions of the Portrait being
          published online for whatever purpose (including, but not limited to, promotional purposes). *

Photographer's Consent

7. If the Portrait is created through the use of a photograph, the Entrant confirms that:
    (a) the photographer consented to the Artist using the photograph to create the image; and
    (b) the Artist is not in breach of any intellectual property rights of the photographer or any other third party. *

Main Exhibition and Subsequent Exhibitions

8. The Entrant confirms that, if the Entrant is selected as a Finalist:
    (a) it is their responsibility to organise, and pay for, the delivery of the Finalist Portrait to the Delivery Venue;
    (b) it is their responsibility to arrange insurance to cover the Portrait during the Exhibition Period (if the Entrant wants to
          insure their Portrait);
    (c) the Portrait will be available for exhibition for the entire Exhibition Period including at the Main Exhibition and any
          Subsequent Exhibitions; and
    (d) the Entrant will comply with the requirements in clauses 8 (Delivery location, date and time), 9 (Exhibition
         requirements for Finalist Portraits
) and 10 (Reusable Packaging Requirements) of the Terms & Conditions.
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ARTIST STATEMENT

The following information will be used on artwork labels alongside portraits on display or exhibited, in any exhibition book or brochure, promotional material, electronic, digital and print media, and for educational purposes.
 
Please ensure that all details including spelling and grammar are correct.
We recommend that you copy and paste these details from a word document in case an error occurs and you need to re-submit the form.
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PORTRAIT IMAGES

All images of the completed portrait must be high quality. The images will be used for pre-selection purposes, display and exhibition purposes, in any exhibition book or brochure, promotional material, electronic, digital and print media, and for educational purposes. You can attach up to two (2) images of your portrait - one complete artwork and one close up.
 
All portraits must be labelled in the following format:  Surname_Firstname_1 (image 1 or 2 detail)
Acceptable formats: JPG, TIF or PNG format (we suggest 300 dots per inch (DPI) – 15cm on its longest side)
File size: must not exceed 5MB


ADDITIONAL ARTIST DETAILS

The following fields are not compulsory and are not considered as Mandatory Fields. They may only be used by The Lester Prize and Partners if the Artist is chosen as a Finalist and as a way to help cross-promote the artist and their work. If the Artist does not wish this to occur, or does not have a website page or social media accounts listed below, please leave the fields blank.  

PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEE

Entry into this competition is $45 (incl. GST).
 
Payment can be made online (via credit card or PayPal) or by Electronic Funds Transfer to:
Account name: The Lester Prize
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 036-011
Account number: 616710
Your ref: Last name_First name initial_ADULT
 
IMPORTANT
Please ensure you email your online payment receipt to info@lesterprize.com before the Closing Date to ensure your payment is matched to your entry.
 
Contact The Lester Prize if you cannot make payment by one of these methods. The Lester Prize reserves the right to accept payment of the Entry Fee by alternative means.
 
After you click the SUBMIT/PAYMENT PAGE button at the bottom of this form you will be taken to the secure payment portal. 
Choose your payment method below: *
Visa
MasterCard

COMPLETION OF YOUR ONLINE ENTRY FORM

Thank you for taking the time to complete the first stage of your entry.

Who is submitting this Entry Form? *
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IMPORTANT
You will receive a confirmation email after pressing the SUBMIT/PAYMENT PAGE button below.
If you do not receive this email, please contact our office: info@lesterprize.com
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CLOSING DATE: 5pm (AWST) on Friday 25 June 2021
Please submit this "Entry Form" online. Entries after this time will not be accepted.
 
 
Document Version Control: TLP 2021 Main Awards Entry Form | 5/03/21