About Prizes and Competitions
14th August 2012

There are a great many competitions and prizes for artists in Australia and internationally, all with their own particular terms and conditions and contractual obligations for entrants and winners.  Arts Law maintains an ongoing watch advocating fair and transparent contractual terms, especially where copyright and moral rights are affected. Arts law is highly critical of competitions which unnecessarily deprive artists of the copyright in their own work. It provides best practice advice to competition organisers and seeks to promote ethical and transparent conduct.

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Logo Design Competition Not So Friendly to Artists Logo Design Competition Not So Friendly to Artists
1st August 2017

We have reviewed the Commission for Children and Young People SA Logo Design Competition 2017. The competition received a 1 star review.

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Law Society of New South Wales’ “Just Art” competition, but no justice for artists? Law Society of New South Wales’ “Just Art” competition, but no justice for artists?
29th June 2017

In June 2017 Arts Law has reviewed The Law Society of New South Wales’ “Just Art” competition.  

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2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition
9th February 2017

This month Arts Law has looked at the terms and conditions of the 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

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Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Aboriginal Artwork Competition 2016 Review Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Aboriginal Artwork Competition 2016 Review
11th October 2016

Review of Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Aboriginal Artwork Competition 2016. The deadline for this competition is 14 October 2016.

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GraysOnline Art Prize - Updated Review GraysOnline Art Prize - Updated Review
25th July 2016

Arts Law's Review of the GraysOnline Art Prize.

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Clique Photography Competition Review Clique Photography Competition Review
28th April 2016

Arts Law's review of the Clique Photography Association's competitions.

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Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
4th February 2016

The Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition receives 3 stars from Arts Law.

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