FAQ's

FAQ's

1. How do I enter the Awards?
A Link will become active on the 18 March 2019, all enttries are through the website.

2. When will entries for 2019 open?
18 March 2019.

3. How much does it cost to enter?
Entry fee is $45 paid online via credit card. Sorry no refunds to those who cancel their entry.

4. I live in the Perth region - how do I get my Artwork to Cossack?
The Cossack team has a freight partner - International Art Services (IAS) who arrange the trasnport of ALL artwork from Perth to Cossack and back. unless you are personally bringing your artwork to Cossack you need to use IAS. Artworks need to be delivered to the IAS Malaga Depot, 719 Marshall Road, Malaga WA  between 26-28 June (between 10am-3pm).
If your artwork is unsold or does not win a prize it will be returned to Perth IAS Malaga Depot and will be available for your collection between 21-23 August (10am-3pm).

Full details are obtained in the Artist Information Book that you recieve on completion of your online entry.

5. What if I live locally?
Drop it to the Bond Store, Cossack on these dates below;

Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 July | 9am-12pm

6. What if I live in regional WA or interstate?

We welcome entries from regional WA and interstate artists.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees do apply for this service. International Art Services (IAS) is the recommended transit company for all artwork travelling from Perth, regional WA and interstate. Please contact Doug Walker on 08 9249 5376 or dwalker@iasdas.com.au to discuss arrangements and the costs of the regional and interstate freight service.

7. Is the People's Choice Award acquisitive?
YES! There is an amazing $3,000 prize for one very lucky winner!

8. How many times can I enter?
One entry per artist.

9. It says to upload an image with my entry, what will that be used for?
This image of your work will be used as a reference and for curation purposes only. It will not be used for marketing.

10. If I enter do I get to attend the Awards night?
You sure do! All artists who enter are invited to attend the Gala Awards Night and can bring one guest with them. Unfortunately we are unable to issue additional tickets and you will receive an invitation to your nominated email address and you will be required to RSVP. Please note we ask you to indicate if you think you will attend on your entry form - this is NOT your invitation.  Should you turn up on the evening without an official RSVP to your formal invitation, you will not be given entry into the evening. 

11. How much commission is charged if my piece sells?
The City retains 30% commission inc GST to go towards event costs.

12. I am entering a Portrait. Do I need Sitter's Permission?
You certainly do! All entries to Portraits MUST be accompanied by a signed writtem permission letter from the subject. This is to be emailed to cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au
Failure to provide this may result in exclusion from the exhibition and Award.

Still have a question? Give us a call on 08 9186 8581 or email cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au and will answer any questions or queries you may have.