Key dates

Fri 15 Nov Entries close

Fri 29 Nov Courier/Post deliveries close

Sat 30 Nov Hand delivery of artwork to Artisan Collective (AC), Shop 16, d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay Between 10am and 1pm

Sun 1 Dec Hand delivery of artwork to AC, d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay
Between 10am and 1pm


Sat 28 Dec Last day of exhibition

Sun 29 Dec Collection of artwork from AC between 10am and 4pm

Mon 30 Dec Collection of artworks by courier from AC

Terms and Conditions



Winners to be announced on Opening Night.

Artworks can be 2-Dimensional or 3-Dimensional. 2D artworks must be no larger than 30cmx30cm. 3D artworks must be no larger than 30cmx30cmx30cm. These measurements are INCLUSIVE of frame/display apparatus.

All artworks must be for sale and must be at the price indicated on the entry form, inclusive of the 30% commission.

AC members are not eligible for prizes except for People’s Choice section. 


All artworks are for sale with 30% commission.


Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated in The Alcove
Ground Floor, d’Albora Marina, Shop NBE16, 6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay NSW 2315


Artworks must be an original composition by the artist and must not infringe copyright.

Entry fee is $20. $5 from each entry donated to the Yacaaba Centre. 

Payment for entry to: Artisan Collective Port Stephens

Account number: 726883890
BSB: 637000
Reference: Your name

Closing date for entries: Friday 15 November 2024.

Submit electronic entry via link below or complete hard copy entry form, available from Artisan Collective Gallery. If requested, PDF form available via email

2D artwork must be wired and ready to hang. Wire/cord must reach 3cm from the top edge of the frame (see illustration below).

Entry label must be attached to the back bottom right with artist name, title and price displayed clearly (see below).

AC will hang all artworks as they deem fit, in line with the gallery guidelines. AC will not accept content that is obscene in any way, pornographic, indecent, inflammatory, defamatory or racist to any person or group of people. 

Entry fees are non-refundable. 

AC reserves the right to cancel any entries or not display work that is in breach of any of the T&Cs. 


Delivery of artwork at the following times only: Saturday 30 November 2024 between 10am and 1pm OR Sunday 1 December 2024 between 10am and 1pm

Courier and post by Friday 29 November 2024 to Attention: AC 303030 Art Prize 11a Tingara Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315. Courier delivery and return at artists own cost.

If artwork is not delivered by these dates, it will not be included in the exhibition and fees will not be refunded.

Packaging will not be stored by the gallery for artists dropping off works in person. Artists are responsible for bringing the appropriate packaging for transport of works upon collection.


Artist collection in person: Unsold works MUST be collected from AC at d’Albora Marina on Sunday 29 December 2024 from 10am to 4pm (note: artwork will not be released earlier than this time). Courier collection at artists own cost: From Artisan Collective (Ground Floor, d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay) by Monday 30 December 2024. 

Works not collected by 19 January 2025 will be disposed of.

A proxy may be nominated by the artist to collect on their behalf. Proxy’s names must be emailed to and their matching ID must be shown to collect the artwork.


30% commission on artwork sales applies. In the event of a sale, the bank details supplied on your entry form will be used for payment of sales. It is the artist’s responsibility to ensure bank details are correct.

Artist settlements are prepared and finalised up to 30 days after exhibition’s end. Prize money payments are made into the nominated account on this form in the exhibition month.

No online catalogue will be available for artworks in the Art Prize.


While we take the utmost care of artwork, AC takes no responsibility for theft, loss or damage of artwork once received by AC. It is advised that concerned artists purchase their own insurance.

Without the above rules adhered to, your artwork will not be exhibited.

Privacy Policy 

Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect includes names, addresses, email addresses and phone.

This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including correspondence, via our website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.

We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.

Third Parties

Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:

•           Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and

•           Where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

Access to your Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.

In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information

It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.

Policy Updates

This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.

Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy please contact us at:

Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated
Shop 16E d’Albora Marina 
Nelson Bay