FAQ's

FAQ's

1. How do I enter the Awards?
A Link will become active on the website when entries are open. We will announce the official opening date with plenty of warning. 

2. When will entries for 2020 open?
Entires for 2020 will be opening in April 2020. We wil announce the official date, closer to the date. 

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 Art Awards provide the freight of artwork from Perth to Cossack and return. Full details of this service for 2020 are still being confirmed and will be provided in the Artist information booklet. 

5. What if I live locally?
Each year we have two days open for local artwork drop off, these dates are still being defined and will be announced closer to the date and will be listed within the 2020 Artist Information Booklet. 

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

We welcome entries from regional WA and interstate artists.

PLEASE NOTE: The Cossack Art Awards provides freight from Perth to Cossack and return. Anything outside of this route is the responsibility and at the expense of the individual artist. Artwork cannot be posted directly to cossack via regular mail systems. 

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. Should they wish to bring a plus one, each artist is entitled to bring one guest and tickets can be purchased closer to the date. 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 the 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 8600 or email cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au and will answer any questions or queries you may have.