FADA Gallery in association with Johannesburg Junior Council (JJC) presents the 2015 Gauteng Schools Art & Design Awards exhibition.
2018 Gauteng Schools Art and Design Awards Exhibition
Call for entries
Art is not just pretty pictures and light entertainment: art is a great unifier, a tool for promoting awareness by critically reflecting on society and an educational tool that can provide useful skills development and simultaneously inspire self-confidence in the youth of SA. Johannesburg Junior Council Art Statement, Constitution.
FADA Gallery in association with JJC (Johannesburg Junior Council) hosts this annual event for senior high school pupils to exhibit their work in a public gallery space. Professional judges will select and award prizes to the winning entries; Gold, Silver and Bronze, plus 3 Merit Awards. Prizes are sponsored by Herbert Evans.
Entries from the participating schools must be submitted by Monday 10 September 2018.
Final selection will take place on 11 September – a list of finalists will be posted on Facebook on Friday 14 September.
The awards ceremony will be take place on Monday 17 September 17:30 – 18:00 in the FADA Gallery on the Bunting Road Campus of the University of Johannesburg.
The exhibition of selected works will be on view as from Tuesday 18 September – Saturday 29 September .
Who may enter the competition / eligibility?
The competition is open to all pupils who are, as at 1 January 2018, permanently resident in South Africa and in grades 11 or 12. They are attending school in the Gauteng Province and their school is registered as a member of the Johannesburg Junior Council. Each school can submit up to six pupil’s work, a maximum of three works each.
Works submitted for the competition must have been created by the entrant and must be his or her property for the duration of the competition and exhibition until such time as the work has been collected by and or returned to the entrant.
By entering into this competition, you agree to all the terms and conditions herein contained.
For a copy of the entry form contact FADA Gallery: firstname.lastname@example.org/ 0848402691
Important /deadline Dates - No late entries will be accepted.
- Delivery of works – as from Thursday 6 September - Monday 10 September 2018 (Time 09:00 – 16:00)
- Selection of works Tuesday 11 September 2018.
- Awards Judging: Friday 14 September.
- Setting up of the exhibition: Wednesday 13 – 14 September 2018.
- Collection/return of un-exhibited works: as from Tuesday 18 September.
- Gala Event / Prize giving– opening of awards exhibition; Monday 17 September, 17:30 for 18:00.
- Exhibition Run18 September – Saturday 29 September.