2017 award winners. Clockwise from top left by Claudia Rowe, Murray Sinclair, Mia Ardianto, Anne Field, Helen Townsend, Percy Michell

2018 6th annual WOOF! Art Prize and Exhibition 23 September to 16 October 2018

Each year, Pablo the art dog asked kids and adults to paws a while and draw, paint or make a sculpture of him (or your other favourite dog) and enter his annual WOOF! Exhibition.

The 2018 WOOF exhibition will run 23 September to 16 October 2018. Entries will be open on this page from 15 June 2018.

2018 Prizes

Open Category for a work by an adult (over 18s)

Youth (under 18) category awarded to a child teen.

View the artworks from our 2017 competition our facebook gallery

Conditions of entry:

1. Works to be the original work of the artist/s and should have been completed AFTER July 2017 and not previously displayed at Art Est. Art School.
2. Framing of artworks. All works on paper must be professionally framed and with d-rings on the back. You do not need to frame paintings painted on a stretched canvas, however paintings on a board or on canvas paper are required to be professionally framed with d-rings attached.
3. The artist’s full name, phone number, title of the work must be clearly marked on the back.
4. Works may be 2D or 3D. Acceptable disciplines are: drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, original prints (etching, collagraph linocut). Photography is excluded.
5. The maximum size for any 2 dimensional work is 100cm in any direction. The maximum size for a 3 dimensional artwork is 40x40x40cm.
6. Every effort will be made to display all entries, however due to space restrictions it may be necessary to limit the number of entries accepted.
7. Entries must be delivered together with a completed entry form and the entry fee of $10 to Art Est. Art School at one of the following times:
Wednesday 12 September 10am-6pm, Thursday 13 September 10am-5pm or Saturday 15 September 2018 9.30am and 2pm
Late entries will not be accepted
8. All artworks are to be collected after the exhibition between 10 am and 7pm Wednesday 17 October. Works not collected within 14 days of this date will be disposed of at the discretion of the Gallery.
9. Works can be for sale unless marked NFS (not for sale). A 25% commission will be deducted from the selling price of any work sold by the Gallery. Artists should be aware of their GST obligations and commitments to representing commercial galleries or agents prior to setting the sale price of their artworks and completing their entry forms.
10. Delivery and collection of the artwork is the responsibility of the artist.
11. All due care will be taken however the gallery accepts no liability for loss or damage during transit or during the exhibition.
12. Art Est. Gallery reserves the right to photograph works exhibited in the exhibition for the purposes of documentation and promotion. All necessary acknowledgements will be made.