2023 Jetty Artspace 
Competition Terms and Conditions.

Please take into account that conditions beyond our control due to Covid 19 or weather may cause changes to the Seabreeze Festival and this competition.

General Terms and Conditions 

All artwork must be deemed child friendly and G-rated, or will be refused.

The Award is open to artists  who are residents of the Northern Territory

Only one entry per artist will be accepted, however an artist contributing to a group/school entry may also enter an individual work.

All artwork remains the property of the producing Artist or Organisation.

The artist warrants that the work is original and that it does not infringe any copyright, moral rights, intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party.

The artist remains the copyright owner of the work and will be acknowledged as the creator of the work at all times.

The artist grants to the Nightcliff Community Bank  a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide licence to freely use, reproduce, publish and communicate the entered work for publicity, promotional and educational purposes associated with the Award in print and digital media. The winning works may also be reproduced to promote future Jetty Artspace Awards.

 The competition takes place in a public, outdoor area subject to the weather on the day and any Covid-19 conditions at the time. Artwork is entered at the owners risk and no insurance of the work is provided by the organisers.

The Community Choice awards will be decided by votes registered on official voting slips provided by the organisers. Votes must be lodged by visitors to the Jetty Artspace between the official hours of 1pm to 7pm on Saturday 13th May or 10am to 6pm on Sunday 14th May

No proxy or electronic votes will be accepted.

No correspondence will be entered into concerning the award decisions.

Important information for entry

  • Entry is Free
  • Artwork must be registered online before the Cut -Off Time
  • Only one (1) piece of art per artist/group
  • Unregistered work will be refused and won't be eligible for prizes
  • All entries must have your name and  contact details on the back
  • Each entry will be allocated a number for voting purposes 
  • We will announce the winners and present prizes at the Nightcliff Sunday Markets   at 10.00am Sunday 21st May 2023

Please prepare your work for us to hang

The ArtSpace experiences moderate to severe winds and while the sea breeze is refreshing to feel it can lift even heavy pieces of art and throw them.  Art is displayed on fencing panels and we've learned that using cable ties to secure it is our safest and most reliable option in the wind.

We will have hooks and cable ties for registered entries but artists must prepare their own work to hang.

Cardboard and paper are impossible to hang and damage is guaranteed.  

All artwork is displayed at the owners risk.

Images of Artworks and Artists may be used in promotional material by Nightcliff Community Bank 

How and when do I get my art to the jetty?

Delivery must  be between 9am and 12pm on Saturday 13th May

Please avoid the last 30-60 minutes if possible.

Please consider the size of your art and items which are large, heavy or bulky will need the artist to arrange delivery and collection directly to the event.

Art which needs to be displayed in a particular way will need to be delivered and arranged by the artist.

 Voting is open on both Saturday and Sunday
Between 1pm and 7pm sharp.on Saturday and
10am to 6pm on Sunday

Art should be collected on Sunday between 6pm and 8pm

Please click here to fill out an entry form.

Categories for the 2023 Jetty Art Competition:

Please see where your artwork fits best, the categories have changed this year.

Schools Section;
Primary Schools
Middle/Senior Schools

Open Individuals Section;
Over 16 years
Under 16 Years

Open Groups Section
(any group that is not a school)

Inclusive Award

All forms of art are eligible provided it can be successfully displayed at the jetty.

Some examples:

Recycled - When you recycle something, you process it so it can be used again. Needs to be a very high percentage of reused items except for any glue or paint.

3D -  3D art is perceived to have height, width and depth, and having these three makes it a form; meaning all 3D arts have form. It is not flat like paintings, drawings and photographs.

Collage - Not just magazine pictures on paper in the world of fine art collage is a specific art term, meaning a piece formed primarily by images that are adhered to an item to form a new image. (mosaic included)

Mixed media - Mixed media simply means more than one medium being used in a piece, so it can be painting and magazine images, assembled junk, ink and watercolor, etc etc

Painting - A painting is an image (artwork) created using pigments (color) on a surface (ground) such as paper or canvas. The pigment may be in a wet form, such as paint, or a dry form.

Participation bonus for schools and groups

Since 2016 Nightcliff Community Enterprises has provided an incentive for schools to assist in purchasing materials to create art work.

Register before April 30th and receive $150 to assist with costs of art supplies. 

Conditions apply: This payment is only for schools, charitable or not for profit organisations, education providers and community groups.  Entry must be a single piece and not individual pieces of work.

All enquiries to  seabreezevisualarts@gmail.com

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