Conditions of Entry


Entry to the Hindmarsh Prize is free of charge.

Entries must be received by Canberra Glassworks before 4pm on 31 July 2018.

Entries will be accepted from artists who live and practice or are currently enrolled to study in the ACT and region and those who have worked at or been in-residence at Canberra Glassworks in the prior 12 months prior to 31 July 2018.

All entrants must be Australian residents. An Australian resident is someone who holds a current permanent residency visa or is an Australian citizen. Those who hold a student visa, or any other visa that is not a permanent residency visa, are not eligible to enter.

Entries must be made within the 12 months prior to 31 July 2018.

Artists entering should have their works available for sale during the exhibition. Artist will pay to Canberra Glassworks a 40% commission on the selling price, inclusive of GST, during the exhibition .

Multiple entries per artist can be submitted, but only one entry per artist will be shortlisted. Diptychs or triptychs are admissible.

Works must include glass but can also include other materials.

Collaborative works will be considered, but please note the details of the collaboration on the entry form.  If works are collaborative, the names of all collaborating artists must be specified, along with the nature of collaboration. 

The work must be the original work of the entrant/s.

There is no restriction on the size of the work but it must be suitable for exhibition in the Fitters’ Workshop and come professionally crated for tour to Japan. 

The entrant warrants that they own the intellectual property rights in their submission and that any intellectual property rights and moral rights of a third party have not been infringed. The entrant must obtain the consent of persons featured in their submitted works for all marketing, educational and publicity uses of such works and ensure that additional consents or licences required in respect of names, trademarks, designs, works of art or any other intellectual property depicted in the work are obtained prior to entry.

Entries require an Artist Statement up to 200 words about the work. The artist(s) should explain how the work fits into their vision for their art and information about previous work or achievement which have contributed to its development.

Artists must submit a current biography up to 200 words, and include their Curriculum Vitae.

Canberra Glassworks retains the right to use and edit both the Artist Statement, biography and CV to suit the format of the catalogue.

Entries must be submitted with a minimum of three high quality digital images (300dpi) professionally photographed.

Where possible, documentation of the process of the work being made is required in either 3 to 5 photographs of different stages of its development, and/or 2 to 5 minutes of video footage demonstrating the artist’s approach.  Where the work is made  onsite, Canberra Glassworks can assist with documentation of process – please contact Canberra Glassworks aims to produce an audio-visual display for the Hindmarsh Prize exhibition showing artists’ process using this supplied material.

Entries will be judged by the panel appointed by Canberra Glassworks.  At all stages, the decision of the judges is final and no discussion will be entered into.

Copyright in all exhibited artworks will remain with the artist. It is a condition of entry that the entrant grants to Canberra Glassworks the right to freely use, communicate, reproduce and publish all exhibited works for publicity, promotional and educational purposes associated with the Hindmarsh Prize in both digital and print mediums.

Should shortlisted works require non-standard or additional display equipment, the entrant must make all transport bookings and pay all transport fees and charges for the delivery of the equipment to the Canberra Glassworks and the return of the equipment from Canberra Glassworks following the exhibition. Please note that it may not be possible for non-standard or additional display equipment to travel to Japan.

It is the sole responsibility of the entrants to insure the equipment for loss and damage while in transit to and from Canberra Glassworks.

Shortlisted works must be packed to a professional standard  suitable to tour overseas and delivered to Canberra Glassworks by no later than 4pm on Friday 31 August 2018.