Acceptable Art Works

Acceptable Works

  • Paintings and photographs will be accepted subject to the normal selection process.
  • Acceptable genre are: Abstract; African; Contemporary; Drawing; Humanity; Indigenous; Impressionist; Landscape; Life Drawing; Plant Life; Portrait; Religious; Seascape; Sport; Still Life; and Surrealism.
  • Submission Mediums are: Acrylic; Airbrush; Charcoal; Conte; Digital Art; Dye; Embroidery; Fabric; Gouache; Ink; Mixed media; Oil; Oil and Beeswax; Other Medium; Pastel; Pen & wash; Pencil; Resin; and Watercolour.
  • Craft works, 3d works, sculptures or prints are not eligible for entry to the Art Show.
  • Other types of art work are encouraged but acceptance is entirely at the discretion of the Organisers and subject to the available space and the quality of the art.

    Please contact the Organisers if you have any questions.

No. of Works

  • The Artist may submit up to 10 works for consideration for acceptance into the Show, each submission attracting a registration/ entry fee as shown under the Fees and Commissions Section.  The Organisers, whose decision is final, can accept any number of works from any one artist.
  • Pairs of paintings and multiple panelled paintings will be accepted. Entry fees will be calculated using the combined dimensions of the work. Individual paintings from a pair will not be sold separately.
  • Prints may be entered and multiple copies sold of the print.  Each sale is subject to the charges listed under Fees and Commissions.

Size of Paintings and Photographs

  • The maximum size for works is 1.2 m x 1.2 m – including the frame.
  • There are three (3) groups for entry:
    • Heritage Section (9×5) - Artwork only, no photographs - the visible painted surface MUST measure 9”x5”(229 mm x 127 mm) and the frame size MUST NOT exceed 406 mm x 305 mm,
    • Up to 1 metre on any one side, and
    • Between 1 and 1.2 metres on any one side (maximum size 1.2 m x 1.2 m)

Acceptance Fee

  • Acceptance of a work will attract an acceptance fee (hanging fee) depending on frame dimensions.  The acceptance fee is in addition to the registration/entry fee.
  • Artworks displayed in the virtual gallery will also attract an acceptance fee in addition to the registration / entry fee. If however, the same painting has been accepted in the physical art show, then the acceptance fee will not apply.
  • All accepted works will be displayed.
  • Artists will be notified by both email and text message when their work has been accepted for hanging or display. Please ensure that your correct details are registered with Gallery 247.


  • Exhibits must be on durable material, framed with FLUSH HANGERS. Flush Hangers are those which do not protrude when paintings are stored. Eye hooks are not acceptable as these can cause damage to other works. Oil/acrylic paintings on canvas unframed but ready for hanging will be accepted.


  • Identifying labels, supplied by the Art Show organisers, must be affixed securely to the rear of the work.

Additional Works

  • Individual artists may at the discretion of the Organisers be invited to supply more than the maximum number.

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