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Art

GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. In the art section, only entries for Drawing and Painting will be accepted.
  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. NB: 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 and painting entries will be accepted until Wednesday 31 August 2022.   Entries may be submitted at Ginny Kemp Framing (100 Grobler Street, Polokwane). 
  10. The EXHIBITION will be opened during a Gala Function on Wednesday 15 September 2022.
  11. IMPORTANT DATES:

    Friday 26 August 2022

    Closing date for entries at normal tariffs.

    Wednesday 31 August 2022

    Closing date for late entries at increased tariffs.

    Wednesday 31 August 2022

    Last day for the submission of drawing and painting entries.

    Wednesday 21 September 2022

    Gala Art Exhibition of the 2020 Limpopo Eisteddfod 18:30.  
    No entry may be removed before 21h00.

    Venue and Time: To be announced
  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. Eah art word must be provided with a TITLE.  This title does not refer to the theme, but is the name given to the art work by the participant; eg. Theme – Cliches: Title Rome wasn’t built in a day.
  5. Entries are to be handed in UNMOUNTED.  All art works will be mounted, and the costs will be included in the entry fee.
  6. 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 

 

 

 

For any queries or additional information regarding the Art section, contact Ms. Marcia Klaver of Arthead Studio at 082 902 8628.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

TWO WORKSHOPS for DRAWING and PAINTING are planned for two consecutive Saturdays, namely 13 and 20 August 2022; from 10h00 – 14h00.  Cost:  R150 per person. 

Booking is essential!  Interested persons may contact Ms. Marcia Klaver (082 902 8628)

or  e-mail marsh.whitehead@yahoo.com to make a booking.