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Art and Photography

Art and Photography

GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. This year there are two categories in this section for which can be entered, namely:
    a. Drawing and painting
    b. Photography
  2. Any person may enter this competition.
  3. Learners will compete in their respective grades and there is also a section for adults.
  4. All entries must be the original work of the participant.
  5. A maximum of five entries per category, per participant will be allowed.
  6. When entering this competition, the participants and their parents/guardians/representatives agree to give the committee of the Eisteddfod the right to make prints and/or take photos of their art works and to use as marketing material on the Eisteddfod and their sponsors’ websites.
  7. Participants are expected to adhere to the rules and guidelines as set out in this document, as well as the general rules of the Eisteddfod.
  8. Under NO circumstances will any of the following be allowed:
    a. Images or ideas that are racist, sexist, inflammatory or anti-Semitic.
    b. If any work is found to contravene this rule, it will be disqualified.
  9. SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES: All drawing, painting and photography entries will be accepted until Wednesday 31 July.  Entries may be submitted at the Marlize Kenmuir Art Studio (Shelly Glen 24, Schalk Drive 53, Bendor).  Alternatively, schools may make an arrangement with Ms. Kenmuir who will then collect entries at the school.  In such cases, proof of entry must be provided.
  10. The EXHIBITION will be opened during a Gala Function on Thursday 12 September, whereafter the exhibition will remain open for viewing until Saturday 14 September.
  11. IMPORTANT DATES:

    Wednesday 5 June

    Closing date for entries at normal tariffs.

    Friday 14 June

    Closing date for late entries at increased tariffs.

    Wednesday 31 July

    Last day for the submission of drawing and painting and photography entries.

    Thursday 14 September

    Opening night of the 2019 Limpopo Eisteddfod Art Exhibition, 18:30.

    Friday 15 September

    Limpopo Eisteddfod Art Exhibition.

    Saturday 16 September

    Limpopo Eisteddfod Art Exhibition.

    Artists must please collect all artworks by 16:00

  12. Please note: The executive committee of the Limpopo Eisteddfod will accept NO responsibility for any damage to or theft of any artwork exhibited at the exhibition.
  13. NB:  Entry Fees:  If a participant wants to enter MORE THAN ONE ENTRY per category, an entry fee is payable for each entry.

  14. EVALUATION: The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be conducted in this regard. Participants will be notified of the results of the competition.  The first three places will be announced in both categories for each grade and for the adults.

  15. The following criteria will be used during the evaluation:
    a. Faithfulness to the theme
    b. Visual impact
    c. Is a strong message conveyed
    d. Genuine personal response and involvement
    e. Creativity
    f. Skill

DRAWING AND PAINTING

PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ENTRIES

  1. Any mediums may be used for the entries in this category. This includes paint (oil, acrylic and waterpaint), pastels, crayons, chalk, charcoal, pencil and ink.
  2. Please be sure to spray your entry with a fixative if you use a medium that can smudge.
  3. The prescribed size for ALL the artworks is A3.
  4. Entries are to be handed in UNMOUNTED.  All art works will be mounted, and the costs will be included in the entry fee.
  5. NB:  All entries must be accompanied by an INFORMATION FORM with all relevant details of the participant, which include item code, grade, theme and title of  the work. 
    This form can be downloaded here 

Entries for this category are closed.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ENTRIES

  1. All photos submitted for this category must be printed in A4 size. Each entry must also be sent electronically to the convenor at art@limpopo-eisteddfod.co.za for adjudication.
  2. The entries may be in colour or monochrome.
  3. Entries are to be handed in UNMOUNTED.  All art works will be mounted, and the costs will be included in the entry fee.
  4. NB:  All entries must be accompanied by in INFORMATION FORM with all relevant details of the participant, which include item code, grade, theme and title of  the work.
    This form can be downloaded here

Entries for this category are closed.

 

 

 

For any queries or additional information regarding the Art and Photography section, contact Marlize Kenmuir at 071 612 9332

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Creative fun at the Gala Function

Remember our Photo Booth for every creative artist!  Come and take a photo of your own version of the famous “SCREAM” painting by Edvard Munch.  Or you may prefer to copy Picasso and build your own Picasso face!