Artists from the Bathurst Regional Council district and surrounding areas including the Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Oberon, Blayney, Cowra, Orange and Mudgee are invited to participate in the 2021 Bathurst Art Fair online.
An initiative of the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Society Inc. (BRAGS Inc.), the Bathurst Art Fair online will sell art priced to suit every budget. The Bathurst Art Fair online will feature works in all media including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, ceramics, textiles and others.
Funds raised by BRAGS Inc. from the Art Fair online will be used to support the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) permanent collection.
ONLINE EXHIBITION DATES
Monday 1 November – Tuesday 30 November 2021
24/7 online (link will be shared prior to opening date).
Entries open: Monday 2 August 2021
Entries close: Midnight, Sunday 17 October 2021
Each artist can submit a maximum of two (2) artworks. Instructions for uploading your artwork images can be found below.
All entries are to be submitted online via this form.
If you need help filling out this form, please call (02) 6333 6555
1 artwork - $15
2 artworks - $25
1 artwork - $20
2 artworks - $30
Entry fees must be paid by direct deposit, either through your online banking app, or in person at your bank.
The BRAGS Art Fair online is a fundraising event.
Entries open to all media including two dimensional and three dimensional works.
There is no artwork size limit for this year's virtual exhibition.
You are required to photograph your artwork and upload an image to the form below.
You may use a camera or your phone, as long as the image is not blurry. Try to keep the lighting consistent and the colours true to life. Photographing the artwork outside in diffused light gives good results.
For tips on photographing artworks which are already framed behind glass, click here.
The sale price of the work must not exceed $2,500 inclusive of GST (if applicable) and the 25% sales commission.
BRAGS Inc and BRAG have no liability in the event that your artwork is damaged. The handling of artworks while inside the gallery will be conducted by professional staff, and will be handled with the utmost care. Please note that this only applies to sold artworks.
Sold works must be delivered to BRAG at the conclusion on the exhibition. Artists will be directly contacted to arrange a timeslot for delivery. We estimate this will take place in December 2021.
Buyers will be directly contacted to arrange a timeslot for pickup from Bathurst Regional Art Gallery once the sold artwork has been delivered. We estimate this will take place in December 2021.
The information on this form is being collected to allow Council to process your application and/or carry out its statutory obligations. All information collected will be held by Council and will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected. An individual may view their personal information and may correct any errors.
Please fill out a new BRAGS membership form and pay the membership fees.
Alternatively, you can purchase a membership online by clicking here.
You may select the 'member' option from the entry choices below.
Please provide your BSB number, Account number, and Account Name for direct deposit of sales.
Please tell us who the cheque should be address to:
Due to the BRAGS Art Fair taking place entirely online, you will not need to drop your artwork to the gallery unless sold.
If your artwork is sold, BRAG will contact you directly regarding drop off times.
If you have purchased an artwork, you will be notified when it is ready for collection. It is the responsibility of the buyer to arrange collection of the artwork. BRAG will not ship artworks to the buyer.
The 2021 BRAGS Art Fair will take place virtually via an online gallery and store, social media and the BRAG website, exposing your artwork to a wide reaching online audience, and allowing online sales.
Due to Covid-19, only direct deposit payments are accepted. No cash payments will be accepted.
Bank Name: Unity Bank
BSB: 882 000
Account No: 100143872
Account name: Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Society Inc