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Ballarat Showgrounds

Creswick Road

Wendouree, VIC 3355

Australia

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SmArt is art that is made from recycled materials, this will engage the Ballarat community to view their waste as a resource.

SECTION 1: SmArt Dates

  • October 1st Registrations open.

  • November 4th Registrations close

  • November 5th & 6th between 4pm to 5pm Art pieces to be submitted at the Ballarat Show Grounds Main pavilion.

  • November 7th: Winners will be announced.
  • November 8th, 9th & 10th pieces will be displayed at the Ballarat Show.

  • November 11th between 4pm to 5pm pieces to be collected by the owners (unless notified otherwise)

  • November 11th - 17th Winners will be displayed at a Council Building.

  • November 18th Winners can collect their art pieces from the Council Building and pick up prize money from the Operations and Environment Depot.

SECTION 2: SmArt ENTERIES

Artwork Entry Criteria:

  • All artworks to be constructed from used or recycled materials.

  • Original products can only be used for assembling the work, for binding, bonding and adhering painting.

  • The art or design object must be no more than 100cm in width or depth (including the frame).

  • Three-dimensional works can be free standing or wall mounted, if wall mounted it must not exceed 5kg in weight.

  • Selection into the exhibition will be based on innovative use of waste materials or the upcycling of waste materials into the art or design object (creating a better-quality object or one of higher environmental value).

  • Entrants must live, work, or study in the City of Ballarat.

  • All finalists will be on display at the Ballarat Show from the 8th to the 10th of November.

  • Winners will be displayed at the Council building from the 11th to 17th November in light of National Recycling Week and awarded their prizes from the City of Ballarat Depot.

Selecting and Judging

Selecting of artwork and design objects will be by 3 pre-selected judges. This is subject to change without notification.

Categories and prizes

SmArt Open: Open to artists, designers and members of the community who are 18yrs +.

First Prize: $450

Second Prize: $300

SmArt Youth: Ages 13 to 17.

First Prize: $200

Second Prize: $150

SmArt Young: Ages up to 12.

First Prize: $100

Second Prize: $50

People's Choice: $100 (This will be judges by the community at the Ballarat Show)

Encouragement Award: $20

Be creative with your glass bottles and jars! The City of Ballarat are looking for art made from glass!


All Artwork must come with:

  • Name of art piece
  • Description
  • Category
  • Age

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Ballarat Showgrounds

Creswick Road

Wendouree, VIC 3355

Australia

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