Its time !

Enter our annual art competition and/or the exhibition held at the Calitzdorp Railway Station from 5th August - 13th August 2017  

The theme for this year is “Myth”.  We have a few definitions, but feel free to find any of your own: 

A traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events, or false beliefs.                    

           ‘ancient Celtic myths’

           ‘the heroes of Greek myth’

  •  A widely held but false belief or idea. - ‘the belief that evening primrose oil helps to cure eczema is a myth, according to dermatologists’
  •  A misrepresentation of the truth. ‘attacking the party's irresponsible myths about privatization’
  •  A fictitious or imaginary person or thing. ‘nobody had ever heard of Simon's mysterious friend—Anna said he was a myth
  •  An exaggerated or idealized conception of a person or thing. ‘the book is a scholarly study of the Churchill myth’

Entry Rules

  • Paintings and Photography - Maximum  A2 (42x 59.4) unframed size.  
  • Sculpture  -  No restrictions.  If it is too large to be exhibited inside it must be able to be displayed in the garden.
  • Current work only to be submitted and not have been previously displayed.
  • All pieces submitted must be for sale.
  • Prices of works will be displayed.
  • All work, unless sold , must be available for auction.
  • Artists can stipulate reserve price.
  • Submissions limited to 2 pieces.
  • All entered work will be accepted for the competition.
  • The winning entry will be by public vote 50% and by a panel of no less than 3 judges 50%.
  • Entry fee of R100-00 per entry
  • Artists are responsible for all costs of getting art to and from the competition / exhibition
  • Work to reach us by 30th July 2017
  • All work to be "ready to hang"  
  •  Full particulars of artist, price (Artists Price), medium and work title must accompany artwork

There will be 1 prize for the overall winner

Banking Details : Calitzdorp Tourism, Standard Bank, Branch : 051001:  Account No: 283528648, please use the following reference format:
  • AOT17 followed by your name and surname (e.g AOT17janbotha)  
Delivery of Art Pieces
Pieces can be delivered in person, my mail or by courier as follows: 
The Postal address is
Gallery Route 62 
Po Box 252 
For Courier Delivery (Delivery acceptance everyday except Sundays and Mondays)
Gallery Route 62
16 Queen Street