Artists are invited to submit an Animal Portrait to be exhibited on the First Floor of Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, coinciding with the Percival Portrait Painting Prize. The exhibition will be held at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville from 27 April - 15 July 2018.

The Percival Animal Portrait Prize is coordinated and awarded by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville City Council. A major prize of $1000 will be awarded to the work judged the best on display.
Proudly Presented By Townsville City Council’s  Galleries

Entry is in accordance with and is deemed acceptance of these conditions and the Entrant (Artist) is bound by and shall perform and observe all obligations upon the Artist pursuant to these conditions.

The Percival Animal Portrait Prize is awarded by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville City Council. 

Entry is open to all local, interstate and international Artists.

There is a size restriction. The maximum allowance for artworks within this exhibition is 50 x 50cm, including any frames. Whole artworks that exceed this size will not be eligible.

All entries must be the original and unaided work of the entrant.

Artists are required to submit:
☐ A completed and signed entry form
☐ ABN or Statement by Supplier Form
☐ Delivery note on the back of work at delivery.

Artworks comprised of oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastels, charcoal, ink and mixed media are eligible as entries in the Percival Animal Portrait Prize. All other media is ineligible to enter. Only 2 dimensional media may be entered; sculpture is NOT eligible.

All artworks entered by the Artist must be the original work and concept of the Artist. 

Artists may enter ONE artwork only as the space for this exhibition is limited.

A third party may not enter any works on behalf of an Artist.

Completion of this physical entry form is not required if you instead complete this digital entry form. If you would like to submit a pdf or printed form however, entries must be marked as Percival Animal Portrait Prize, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and posted to:

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville City Council PO Box 1268 TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810 or emailed

Entries are to be received by no later than 5pm Monday 12 March 2018. Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted. All entries are to be submitted and delivered free of all charges. An entry shall impose an obligation upon the Artist to submit the entered work for exhibition.

All works must be clearly labelled with a completed DELIVERY NOTE on the back of the work, as well as on any packaging the work may be wrapped in.


All works will be viewed by the judge, not all works may be exhibited. The Gallery reserves the right to select works for exhibition.

Works selected for exhibition will be as chosen by a judge appointed by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Artists not selected will be advised of the outcome from pre-selection

Artists whose works are selected for exhibition must allow their work to be reproduced for promotional, review and educational purposes and/or the future promotion of Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Gallery Services, Townsville City Council, and the exhibition sponsors, and entry is and shall be deemed authorisation by the Artist to these parties.

All selected works of art must be suitably framed. A stretched canvas is considered framed. Flat D-rings must be placed at back of the work 10 cm down from top of frame. Any other hooks or wire may be removed, as they may damage other Artists’ works. Wet paintings will not be accepted.

Entries are to be delivered to Perc Tucker Regional Gallery between the hours of 9am - 4pm, Wednesday 18 April 2018.

Artworks will be put on display for the duration of the Competition and shall not be removed before Monday 16 July 2018. Perc Tucker Regional Gallery will not exhibit any work forwarded for exhibition which is not the submitted entry.


The sale price indicated in the entry form shall apply and shall remain fixed for the duration of the exhibition. This price must take into consideration the 30% Commission to be taken by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

Should an entry be sold, the net sale proceeds will be paid to the Artist within thirty (30) days of sale, provided settlement has been made in accordance with the conditions of sale. Payment will be made in Australian dollars.


All entries must be securely packed, and packaging should be suitable for return.
The cost of freight and insurance for works selected for exhibition will be the responsibility of the Artist. 

If consigning artwork via post or courier, prepaid return freight vouchers must be included with the artwork at the time of receipt. If the artwork is sold, the prepaid voucher will be returned to the Artist. 
No payment whatsoever will be made by Perc Tucker Regional Gallery for freight or other charges incurred in the delivery or return of entries.

After the close of the exhibition all works not sold must be collected from Perc Tucker Regional Gallery between the hours of 9am – 4pm Tuesday 17 July 2018 and it is the responsibility of the Artist to ensure the packing material is sufficient for the return transportation of the work.

Where arrangements have not been made for  collection or return freight by the due date, the Gallery reserves the right to sell or otherwise dispose of the work on the expiration of thirty (30) days from the last exhibition day.


Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and the exhibition sponsors will not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever, however caused, to any work whilst in the Gallery’s custody. Each Artist is and shall be responsible for maintaining their own insurance cover.


Perc Tucker Regional Gallery will appoint a judge to select and announce the prize-winning work. The judge’s decision will be final and correspondence will not be entered into.

Full name of entrant
Year of Birth

Eg. 1971

Postal Address

Address, State and Postcode. For example: 123 Art Street, Townsville, QLD 4810
Telephone (include area code)

Artwork Title

Artwork creation date

Size of work

Height x Length x Width, in cm
Medium of work


Including 30% Gallery commission

If you do not have an ABN, please attach a Statement by Supplier form, which can be found at:

(If the following upload form does not work for any reason, you may upload the form to dropbox, or another such file transfer website, and include the link here, or a note that you have emailed the form to
If you do not have an ABN, please upload your Statement by Supplier Form

Thankyou for entering! You will receive an email shortly with the delivery note, or download here:
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