Ritchies Boonah Arts Festival

Saturday August 31st - Saturday September 7th

Art Competition

Art Entry Conditions
  1. Entries close at 5pm on Monday the 19th of August.
  2. Photography entries will be on show at the Boonah Art Gallery.  After the close of the festival they will continue to be displayed and on sale until Saturday 28th September.
  3. Photographs  must have suitably sized (16mm) “D” hooks (not triangle hooks), and with no wires attached.  D” hooks must be less than one third (⅓) from the top of the frame or in the case of a heavy frame or boxed frame 4inches from the top.
  4. Each work must be clearly marked on the back with name of the artist, title of work, category (and selling price if applicable).
  5. Each Work must be ready for hanging using D hangers or steel wire, except Primary School students where paper entries are accepted.
  6. The Judge’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Entries may be refused if deemed unsuitable or inappropriate.
  8. Entrants give permission for their work to be photographed for publicity.
  9. Entries must be the original and sole work of the artist and have been completed within the last 12 months.
  10. It is optional for artwork to be sold. There is a 10% commission fee on all sales over $300.  There is no commission on Youth sales.
  11. It is the judge’s prerogative to award prizes.  2nd prize may only be awarded where there are 4 or more entries in one category.
  12. While all care will be taken with entries, the organisers cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage incurred before, during and after the Festival.
Entry Fees

Members  $10

Non-members  $20

School students Free

Membership must be current at 16 August 

Click Here to join or renew your membership.


Art Entries Drop Off

Drop your Art entries at the Cultural Centre on Tuesday 27 August from 9 – 4pm.

Drop your Photographs at the Art Gallery on Sunday 18 August from 2 – 4pm.

Late artwork cannot be accepted as the hanging plan and programme will have been finalised.

Click Here To request alternative arrangements, before this date, for special circumstances.

Art Entries Pick Up

Pick up your Artwork from the Boonah Cultural Centre on Tuesday 9 September or after the Festival Finale .

Pick up your photographs from the Art Gallery on Sunday 29 September from 12.30 – 2pm.

NB. We have no storage facilities for uncollected works.

Click Here To request alternative arrangements for special circumstances.