Creative Showcase

Next date: Friday, 04 February 2022 | 10:00 AM to Sunday, 27 February 2022 | 02:00 PM

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The Creative Showcase is an annual celebration of the creative talents of graduating students from across Yarra Ranges. It is an exciting chance to have your final artwork exhibited in a professional exhibition.

Show your artwork in a public gallery, work with professional gallery staff and have your work seen by hundreds of people over the exhibition period.

Hosted by Yarra Ranges Council's cultural venues, the exhibitions deliver a diverse and exciting collection of works by the region’s most inspiring emerging artists. The exhibition is professionally curated and participation is by application.

The Creative Showcase is presented in partnership with Burrinja.

Applications are open for the Creative Showcase! Please fill out your application before 22 November, 2021.

We can be flexible with the application process, if you prefer to talk through the application just let us know and we can contact you. We can discuss the program with you on the phone or by email – See contact details below for Toni Main or Emma Buckley.

The Creative Showcase will be held at The Memo, 235 Maroondah Highway, Healesville. 

To ensure the Showcase is accessible for our artists in the hills, drop-off and pick-up will be available at Burrinja Cultural Centre, Glenfern Road, Upwey. 

Important dates

Artwork and folio delivery:

Saturday, 22 January – Friday, 28 Jan, 2022

The Memo, Healesville

OR

Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

Exhibition opening event:

7pm, Friday, 4 Feb, 2022

The Memo, Healesville

Exhibition dates:

Friday, 4 Feb to Sunday, 27 Feb, 2022

The Memo, Healesville

Artwork and folio collection:

Wednesday, 2 March to Sunday, 6 March, 2022

The Memo, Healesville

OR

Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

Selection Criteria

Students must submit an online application by Monday 22 November 2021

Please contact us if you are having any issues.

Artwork will be selected for exhibition based on:

  • The quality of the work in regard to artistic concept & practice
  • The intention to have every school in the region represented
  • Inclusion of a broad range of artistic practice and outcomes in each region
  • Inclusion of a diverse range of mediums and styles
  • Gallery capacity and limitations.

Artists selected to be a part of the Creative Showcase exhibition will be notified by email before Friday 10 December 2021.

Please note that there is a chance that only a selection of your artwork may be curated into the exhibition.

Artists will also be notified if their work is not selected for exhibition. 

Terms & Conditions

Exhibition Terms & Conditions

The Creative Showcase is a curated exhibition and participation is by application only.

No fee applies to be part of the Creative Showcase exhibition.

Artwork

Artists are responsible for the delivery and pick up of their artwork.

  • All artwork must be delivered ready to hang or exhibit, this means for two dimensional works; framed or with appropriate hooks or fixtures; for media works on DVD or memory stick in easy to play format. Please contact us if you need to talk about the best way to present your work in our gallery.
  • Artwork must include the following information: title, artist’s name and contact details (not the school’s contact details)
  • Artwork must not infringe upon ay third party's copyright
  • Artwork is not insured by the gallery and will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to works - insurance of artworks is the responsibility of the exhibiting artist.


Delivery and pick-up of artwork

  • Delivery and pick up of artwork is the responsibility of the artist
  • Artwork not picked up on the due date will be given to charity
  • Please pick up artwork from same location as drop off

Hanging

  • Artwork will be professionally hung and labelled by the gallery
  • Specific hanging requirements should be provided in application form
  • The gallery may request installation assistance if your work is particularly complex to install


Folios

  • Folios are to be included as part of the exhibition
  • Artists should deliver their folio with their artwork.


Promotion

  • Artworks, artists’ names and statements may be used as promotional material for the exhibition
  • Exhibitions are broadly promoted by Yarra Ranges Council and Burrinja to community and local media, however artists are encouraged to further promote the exhibition through their own networks.


Exhibition opening

  • An official opening will be arranged by the gallery
  • Artists are encouraged to attend the opening and to bring along friends and family to share the celebration.


Contact details

If you have any questions about preparing your artwork for exhibition or any of the above terms and conditions, please contact:

Schools in Dandenong Ranges 

Toni Main, Cultural Development Producer, Burrinja

Corner Glenfern Road and Matson Drive, Upwey

9754 8723 or ccd@burrinja.org.au

All other Yarra Ranges based Schools + Educational Institutions

Emma Buckley, Cultural Development Officer, Yarra Ranges Council

9294 6417 or e.buckley@yarraranges.vic.gov.au

 

When

  • Friday, 04 February 2022 | 10:00 AM - Sunday, 27 February 2022 | 02:00 PM

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