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RULES AND CONDITIONS

Entry fee: A non-refundable entry fee of R50.00 per artwork must be payable upon entering the competition. Please use the entry reference number to make your payment. If a payment is made without a reference nor or a wrong reference, the City of Ekurhuleni does not take accountability to accept and consider the application

#Entries extended to Friday, 10 September 2021 at 4pm due to the technical issues with the portal#

  1. The adjudication team determine the right to set the standards of the competition.

  2. Artwork images must be of a superior quality

  3. The decision of the adjudicators is final. No correspondence will be entered into about reasons for acceptance or non- acceptance of artworks.

  4. All artworks must be ready and suitable for exhibition.

  5. All entered artworks must be your own, original work, completed within 12 months of this entry date and have not previously won any other award.

  6. The first prize winner will be required to serve on the adjudicators' panel for the next fine arts awards.

  7. The exhibition may be viewed online from 24 September till 29 October 2021 08 October 2021 till 05 November 2021

  8. Artworks entered for the competition must be for sale

  9. Organisers will not handle sales transactions or delivering of artworks. Works sold at the exhibition will be the responsibility of the artist.

  10. Once The Artist has submitted their entry form and made payment, no changes or additions will be allowed.

WHO IS THAMI MNYELE?

Thamsanqa Mnyele was born the third of five children in Alexandra, near Johannesburg, on 10 December 1948. His father was a religious leader and his mother a domestic worker.

PREVIOUS ARTWORKS AND WINNERS

The City of Ekurhuleni is privileged to associate this national fine arts competition with the acclaimed resistance artist, who gave a voice to the nation through his God-given talent.