- Delivery (Including collection) & Insurance
7.1. Entries must be delivered to the Gallery only if they have been shortlisted in the first round of selection. We will notify You about dates for when the Entries shall be delivered and will authorise you with instructions to do so.
7.2. Entries must be unpacked before they are handed over to the Gallery’s team, especially if delicate and fragile.
7.2.1 We accept deliveries from the majority of third-party commercial couriers. Please note that the Entries must be packed adequately.
7.3. The Gallery cannot organise transportation and any expense associated with transportation will not be borne by the Gallery. This applies to all deliveries including those to and/or from any of the Partners’ galleries as well as to and from the Gallery.
7.4. The Gallery will not be liable for any loss or damage to any Entries physically transported at any point during the Competition, caused either in transit to and from the Exhibition(s), or during any period of storage, packing or unpacking.
7.5. The Gallery will be unable to store any packing material, this includes, but is not limited to crates.
7.6. You are not required to deliver plinths, display items or similar items. The Gallery will arrange the exhibits according to the decisions of its own curatorial team and use its own display items.
7.7. The Gallery will not provide insurance cover during the entire period of the competition (including during Exhibitions) and cannot be liable for any loss or damage to the Entries.
7.7.1 If loss or damage arises or is the direct result of the Gallery’s negligence or mishandling of the work, only while in the premises of the Gallery or Partners’ galleries, sufficient insurance cover will be provided and shall not exceed:
126.96.36.199 The Artist’s Price as submitted during the application process which shall exclude any delivery or packaging costs.
188.8.131.52 The amount established by an independent, expert evaluator appointed by the Gallery in case of a dispute over the value of the work which shall exclude any delivery or packaging costs.
7.8. Before the end of the Exhibition(s), You will be informed about when the Entries must be collected. The Gallery will email You a Collection Form which You must Sign and provide to the Gallery (either by post or email using a scanned version).
7.9. If You cannot collect the Entries within the date established by the Gallery, You will be charged a daily £5 to cover third parties’ storage facilities. Your work will not be released until storage fees for late collections are settled.
7.10. If after 90 days from the date established by the Gallery for the Collection of the Entries, You have not collected them, the Gallery reserves the right to sell them or destroy/dispose of them at any time.
7.11. If you are delivering framed two-dimensional artworks, You must ensure that the corners are protected with soft padding to avoid damage.
7.11.1 Please do not install D-rings, protrusions, or hanging fixtures as they may damage the Entries during transport. You can tape them on the back of the frame and they will be installed by the Gallery’s team.
- The Residency
8.1. The first three winners shall be awarded the opportunity to engage in a residency programme. The location of the residency changes every year (please visit the “International Artists Residency Programme Page” for more information). The length of the Residency is of 1 month.
8.2. You shall be liable for any travel arrangements to and from the location of the residency. This is usually organised at least 3 months from the date of its beginning. The Gallery may arrange a suitable date for the residency with You in order to accommodate potential specific needs and availability.
8.3. The Gallery shall cover all accommodation costs for the Residency and for the facilities provided during the period of the Residency.
- Money Prize
9.1. The first winner shall receive a prize money of £3,000.
9.2. The second winner shall receive a prize money of £2,000
9.3. The third winner shall receive a prize money of £1,000
9.4. The Prize money shall be awarded in instalments over a period no longer than 12 months.
- Intellectual Property Rights
10.1. You must be the owner of the Entries and must confirm that the pieces submitted are of Your own origination. You must hold all moral and intellectual property rights for all the Entries submitted for the Competition. If the work is not of Your own origination, You must present the Gallery with the authorisation to exhibit the Entries on behalf of the owner of the intellectual property rights.
10.2. By submitting Your Entries for this Competition, you agree that the Gallery or any other third party permitted by the gallery can:
10.2.1. Copy or reproduce the Entry(ies) by taking images, shots or videos of parts or of the whole Entry(ies) for archival, marketing, promotional, and educational use.
10.2.2. Use of material as in 10.2.1 includes, but is not limited to, the right to be broadcasted and/or reproduced on the Gallery’s (or Partners’) website, catalogues, exhibition posters, prints, and marketing material (both printed and digital).
10.3. Consent with regards to clause 10.1. and 10.2. is irrevocable and shall be withstanding in perpetuity and on a worldwide basis, including after the period of the competition.
10.4. Please note that members of the public may take photographs of Your Entries. This will be allowed by the Gallery only if taken for personal, educational, and non-commercial use. The Gallery shall not be liable if images are content is used otherwise by the public.
11.1. The Gallery and/or their agents undertake no responsibility whatsoever for any loss of or any damage to artworks entrusted to them. Whether this is arising from fire, default, error, neglect, theft by carriers, packers or other persons and whether in their own employment or not. All goods are at the artist owner’s risk and the Gallery and/or their agents exclude all liability to the maximum extent permitted by law. You are recommended to cover your work with insurance at all times.
11.2. The Gallery shall not be liable to You for any loss of business, profits, damage to reputation, or loss/damage of whatever nature occurring or arising out of or in connection with the Competition.
11.3. Subject to clause 7.7.1., the Gallery shall not be liable for any damage or loss to Entries (including frames) through the ordinary course of handling the Entries.
11.4 The Gallery shall not be liable for the value of Your entries as stated in Your application form.
- Access to Online Website
12.1 The Gallery’s website usually operates on a 24-hours a day service. The Gallery shall not be liable if the website is unavailable in part or whole at any time (including 48 hours prior to the submission deadline). Access to the website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, repair, or for reasons beyond the Gallery’s control.
- Modification of Terms and Conditions
13.1. Sunny Art Centre may amend the terms and conditions of the Art Prize (for both submitting the artworks and participating in the competition for shortlisted and winning artists) at any time by reasonable notice, including without limitation by posting revised terms on its website at the URL www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/rules/, which amended terms and conditions shall be binding upon you.
13.2. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law. Therefore, any dispute shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
13.3. These rules are binding upon You from the moment You will submit Your Entries.