Youth Terms & Conditions


Stamping of Painting or Drawing Surfaces:

  1. Only stamped surfaces will be judged. These can be stamped at the Bendigo Bank marquee located at each day’s paint-out venue.
  2. Surfaces must start off blank. Pre-toned canvas in a single colour, paper or gessoed surface
    is acceptable.
  3. There is no limit to the number of blank surfaces however these will need to be stamped
    before painting begins.

Judging and Awards:

  1. All artwork must be started and finished by the Entrant while outdoors during the Contest,
    within the designated areas.
  2. Artworks created during Plein Air Down Under workshops or masterclasses are not eligible
    for prizes and/or awards.
  3. Entries submitted for judging will be an original plein air painting or artwork. No
    photography, prints or three-dimensional artworks will be accepted.
  4. Entrants will allow Plein Air Down Under to use photographs of paintings for existing and
    future promotional purposes.
  5. Entrants aged 18 and under will include parent/guardian information on the Artist
    Registration Form.

Plein Air Down Under Festival Exhibition: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre 26
September to 9 October 2022

  1. Each registered artist may submit artwork to be exhibited at the Mandurah Performing Arts
    Centre (MANPAC)
  2. Artwork for exhibition and judging can be submitted to MANPAC from 4pm on 24
    September to 8pm Sunday 25 September, and will include the following:
    – On the back: Artist name, title, price, medium, contact phone number
    – On the label provided: Artist name, title, price, medium
  3. A 25% commission will be applied to each artwork sold throughout Plein Air Down Under
    (excludes Featured Guest Artist Exhibition)
  4. The Plein Air Down Under Exhibition will run from 26 September to 9 October 2022.
    Paintings will hang for the duration of the exhibit unless prior arrangements have been made
    with the curator.
  5. It is the Entrant’s responsibility to collect artwork on Monday 10 October, or arrange a
    method of delivery and/or freight. Artwork not collected will be donated to a local charity.

Plein Air Down Under will be following the directive of Australia’s Chief Medical Officer. If the
directive is to cancel the event, all Artist Registrations and Workshop fees will be refunded in
full within four weeks of the cancellation date.

Refunds not related to a Covid-19 event cancellation

  1. All refunds that are due are issued after the festival weekend is over
  2. Artist Registration fees are non-refundable.
  3. Participants who cancel a workshop registration more than 30 days before the event will
    incur a 20% retention fee.

Participants who cancel a workshop registration less than 30 days before the event will not
receive a refund, however, may transfer their place to another participant/person.