I.3HAF 2017 Painting Competition
The 3 Harbours Arts Festival hereby referred to as (3HAF) will hold a competition during the 2017 Festival. Application forms will be available in some venues during the festival and from our website. See the online or paper version of the 3HAF 2017 brochure for details.
II. The Prize
£100 payable by cheque. Only one prize is available with the winner as selected by the 3HAF judge(s).
There will be one winner, and the winning entry will be featured with recognition in the 2018 festival brochure.
Entrees and their submitted artwork will be presented publically.
Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not, in whole or in part, assignable or transferable.
Any and all travel costs related to a person’s attendance at the festival, including, but not limited to, transportation, accommodation, food and drink, and all taxes, fees, surcharges, and/or gratuities are the sole responsibility of the artist.
3HAF is not responsible for any cancelations, delays, diversions, substitutions, errors, or changes in service.
Artists must submit an entry form
III. Eligibility and Specifications
Participants are welcome from all age groups but must submit original work individually produced
Participants must be able to attend the judging event on June 11th 2017 with their submitted artwork
The contest is exclusively a painting and drawing competition. Eligible artworks are limited to two-dimensional (2-D) paintings and drawings only. No printmaking, photography, collage, assemblage, sculpture, relief, found object, or computer-generated works will be accepted for this competition.
The competition is limited to one entry per artist. Single canvas, no multiple pieces.
The original artwork cannot exceed 1 metre on any side (including frame, if any).
Submissions for the prize must be original work executed by the artist whose name appears on the sign up form. Any attempt by any entrant to submit more than the stated number of entries will void entrant’s entries and entrant will be disqualified. If the identity of the individual who executed the artwork cannot be resolved to 3HAF satisfaction, the affected individual’s entry will be deemed ineligible. Eligibility is contingent upon the artist’s agreement to grant to 3HAF a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive limited license that shall include the right to display, copy, and distribute the artist’s work, edited or unedited in any form or medium, in connection with prize events. Artist retains all right, title, and interest in and to the original work of art and ownership of copyrights.
2-D paintings must be created with traditional paint medium(s) such as oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastels, or a combination thereof and should be painted on canvas, linen, panel, paper, board, or similar flat formats
2-D drawings must be created with traditional drawing medium(s) such as pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, or a combination thereof and should be drawn on paper, panel, or board. Framing is optional.
Paintings or drawings submitted on paper must be framed with glazing (glass or Plexiglas); loose, exposed, or unprotected paper works will be accepted at the artists risk
IV. Conditions of Entry
Artists who wish to enter must either fully complete an electronic sign up form at www.3harbours.co.uk or at the venues identified at the festival brochure fill out a paper form for submission along with the art.
All requested information must be provided, and unintelligible entries; entries with incomplete, invalid, incorrect, or noncurrent information will be disqualified
To be eligible, entries must comply with the requirements as stated herein. 3HAF has the right to disqualify any entry from the competition at any time, for any reason. Submissions will be reviewed at any time to ensure compliance with contest rules.
Any artwork that includes the use of bodily fluids, degradation of religion or government, and/or depiction of sexual acts or any other medium, presentation, or topic objectionable to 3HAF will be automatically disqualified.
Should an entry be disqualified at any time during the competition, the expenses are the responsibility of the artist.
Participation in the competition in any way constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Terms and Conditions. The decision of 3HAF on any and all matters relating to the competition will be final and binding.
3HAF its agents, will not enter into any correspondence regarding such decisions.
By submitting an entry you agree to, and by entering you grant to, 3HAF perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive limited license that shall include the right to display, copy, and distribute your work, edited or unedited in any form or medium.
This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook or any other site or medium that might host content where information about this contest is posted or published (collectively “Content Hosts”).
Judges (selected by 3HAF in its sole discretion) will review the eligible art submitted.
VI. Competition Submission (Note: Not adhering to the following will result in disqualification):
All entries and the selected winner are subject to eligibility verification. To be verified as eligible to receive the prize, each entry and/or the selected winner must continue to comply with all the Terms and Conditions, fulfil all requirements, and not be disqualified for any reason. An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if notified of being a winner, unless and until the entrant’s eligibility has been verified.
All jury decisions are final, and winner selection is final subject to the satisfaction of these Terms and Conditions.
Announcement of the prize winner will be made during the exhibition.
Original artwork must be labelled with the finalist’s name, address, telephone number, and title on the back. 3HAF and its agents will exercise reasonable care with the original artwork submitted but will not be responsible for loss or damage whatsoever to any work while in its custody.
Original artwork must be stable. No unstable, loose pieces or fragile mediums will be accepted. While care will be used in handling the work, 3HAF (as defined below) are not responsible for losses or damages to property. Artists may wish to insure their work based on its value.
Entrees also agrees to be responsible for the cost associated with picking up or otherwise retrieving their submission after the gala.
VII. Indemnification and Limitations of Liability
By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless, 3HAF, Facebook, Content Hosts, and their respective parent and affiliate companies and subsidiaries, including each company’s respective officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, and subcontractors and their immediate families (spouse or domestic partner, parents, siblings, children, and all of their respective spouses or domestic partners) and household members of each such individual, and any and all other companies and individuals associated with this contest (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action related to, or arising out of, this contest. Possible claims or causes of action include, but are not limited to, infringement of any right of publicity or intellectual property; threatened or actual injury, loss, or damage to any person, including death and disability; defamation or portrayal in a false light (intentional and unintentional); and damage to or loss of property, arising out of such entrant’s participation or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Released Parties are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, technical or human error that may occur in the administration of this contest, and any injury or damages to persons or property that may be caused, indirectly or directly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the contest. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RELATED TO, OR ARISING OUT OF, THIS CONTEST.
Participation in this contest constitutes any entry or winning entrant’s consent to 3HAF use of the entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinion, statements, biographical information, hometown, and their submitted artwork, in any form or medium now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further review, notification, payment, or consideration (unless prohibited by law).
3HAF reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the 3HAF competition, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failure, tampering, computer virus, or other factor, technical or otherwise, beyond 3HAF reasonable control, impairs 3HAF ability to properly conduct the competition, as determined by 3HAF in its sole discretion and subject to any law or regulation.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.