These terms and conditions form the agreement between the artist and EMSLA that governs the entry of the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award (EMSLA) Throughout this article EMSLA will refer both to the actual art prize competition and the Project Gallery representatives, as the context dictates.

By submitting a completed entry form the artist agrees to these terms and conditions and assures that all information provided by the artist in the entry form and in the course of the prize is true and correct. Once the Artist has completed and submitted the entry form and such form has been received by EMSLA, it will be considered to be a Legal Document.

EMSLA may amend these terms and conditions and the entry form at any time.

EMSLA has absolute discretion in deciding whether or not an artist or an artwork has satisfied the terms and conditions for entry into EMSLA.

EMSLA reserves the right to revoke the award of any prize money (and any associated privileges) to a finalist, and may grant it to another finalist, if the finalist declares false information in the entry form or during the course of the prize, or fails to comply with their obligations under these terms and conditions.

The decisions of EMSLA and the Judges are final and no challenges will be permitted.



1. The winner of EMSLA will receive $20,000 including GST..


The submitting artist must be an Australian citizen aged 18 years or over.

Artists may enter a maximum of two artworks into EMSLA.

The artist must assure that the artwork is original and does not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party.


The Artwork must have been undertaken and completed by the artist in the last 12 months.


To qualify for adjudication the work must be substantially painted but can incorporate other mediums however, photography and sculpture are specifically excluded. All work entered must be the original work of the artist. The artist must provide clear details of the medium used in the artwork on the Entry form. If there is any uncertainty as to the medium used, contact the EMSLA at info@emsla.com.au.

Artists may submit up to two paintings completed within the last 12 months, with a maximum size of 240 cm x 240 cm, including framing.
Artwork must be fitted with D rings rendering it suitable for wall hanging.


Artists must submit an online entry form only, accompanied by the entry fee of $38 per image (inc GST). Entry fees are non-refundable.


Entries must be submitted by 5pm (AEDT) Friday 27th September 2019.

All entries are to be made online via the EMSLA website and each must include the following:

1. A completed entry form for the artwork submitted (maximum of two per artist).
2. Payment of the $38 entry fee per artwork.
3. One high resolution (maximum 5 Mb) image of the artwork in digital format (eg. jpeg). The image must be a true and accurate representation of the completed Artwork entered.


Exhibiting artists will be notified by Friday, 4th October 2019.

All decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The finalist artworks will be installed in the Project Contemporary Artspace Gallery, Wollongong. The exhibition opens at 6pm on Friday, 8th of November 2019.

The winner will be announced by John Mcdonald on opening night. All artists and their friends are warmly invited to this free event. The exhibition closes on Sunday, 1st December 2019.


All artworks must be for sale.

Sale price specified by the artist must include 20% commission (10% commission to Project Gallery + 10% GST = 20%).

EMSLA will sell the paintings at the price specified on the entry form. EMSLA is not responsible for miscalculations by the artist and/or their agent. The amount cannot be changed once the entry form has been submitted.

EMSLA will not be liable for agent’s fees and/or agent commissions on sales.

Artists will be informed of sales at the conclusion of the exhibition.

Payment for sold artwork will be processed and transferred to the artist’s chosen bank account within 4 weeks of the exhibition conclusion. The artist will be notified.


The Artist retains the intellectual property of the Artwork.

The Artist must agrees to EMSLA using the image for the purpose of:
• Promoting, marketing, educational, broadcasting, advertising or otherwise publicising any aspect of EMSLA.
• Any display or art exhibitions containing Artworks entered in EMSLA.
• The production of electronic or print media, such as, but not limited to, exhibition catalogues featuring images of artworks entered into EMSLA.