Art For Change Prize Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) apply to your entry of one or more artworks (the “Work(s)”) in M&C Saatchi and Saatchi Gallery’s Art Prize (the “Competition”) and the exhibition of your Work(s) by M&C Saatchi and the Saatchi Gallery either during or after the Competition.
"Territories” shall refer to the following geographical locations or countries within the following continents as applicable: (i) United Kingdom; (ii) Europe (excluding United Kingdom); (iii) Americas (including United States, Central and South America); (iv) Asia (including Middle East but excluding Russia); (v) Australia and New Zealand; and (vi) Africa.
“You” and “Your” shall refer to the person submitting the Work(s) and potentially exhibiting the submitted Work(s).
Please read these Terms carefully before completing Your entry form (the “Entry Form”) as they will form the contract between You and the Promoter (defined below).
1. The Promoter
The promoter is:
(A) M&C Saatchi PLC incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 05114893 whose registered office is at 36 Golden Square, London, England, W1F 9EE; and
(B) Saatchi Gallery, London Limited incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 11712394 whose registered office is at The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, Kings Road, London, SW3 4RY.
2. The competition
2.1. The title of the competition is Art for Change Prize.
2.2 Competition entrants are invited to submit Work(s) and supporting statements on the theme of Regeneration with the concept of ‘Art for Change’ in mind.
3. How to enter
3.1 The competition will run from 12:00am UK BST on 26 April 2023 (the "Opening Date") to 11:59pm UK BST on 31 July 2023 (the "Closing Date") inclusive.
3.2 All competition entries must be received by the Promoter by no later than 11:59pm UK BST on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified
3.3 To enter the competition:
(A) create an online account and submit the online entry form provided on https://artforchangeprize.awardsplatform.com by 11:59pm UK BST on 31 July 2023.
3.4 By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
3.5 The competition entries will be judged by a panel of three judges in each of the six Territories. The decision of the panel of judges (acting reasonably) will be final.
3.6 The Promoter will send the full names of the judges to anyone who writes within one month after the Closing Date of the competition requesting details of the judges to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.1 The competition is open to all residents based in the six Territories aged 18 years or over.
4.2 You may enter the Competition if You are an emerging artist who has either graduated from a relevant undergraduate degree course since 1 January 2018 or otherwise are within the first 5 years of your professional artistic practice.
4.3 In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition, including being required to prove the start of your professional artistic practice based on either: (i) the date of your first public exhibition; (ii) the date of your first paid commission; (iii) the year you completed your education or training; or (iv) any other information you deem relevant.
4.4 There is a limit of one entry to the competition per person. Each entry to the Competition may include up to five different Work(s).
4.5 You may only enter the Competition in one of the Territories allocated to your country of residence (e.g. if you reside in South Korea you may only enter the Competition in the Asian territory).
4.6 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your entry of one or more Work(s) does not comply with the Criteria for entering Works (detailed below under clause 5) or if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.
4.7 The decision of the Promoter with regard to eligibility of Competition entrants is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
5. Criteria for entering Work(s)
5.1 You must have created the Work(s) after 1 January 2020.
5.2 The Work(s) must be available to the Promoter (either in the Promoter’s possession or in transit to/from the Promoter) between 1 October 2023 to 31 January 2024. The Promoter shall organise collection of the Work(s) and the return of the Work(s) as follows:
(a) Collection of the works between – 1 October – 1 November 2023; and
(b) Return of the works between – 15 January – 29 February 2024.
5.3 The Work(s) must be 2D and capable of being installed on a walled surface.
5.4 The Work(s) must be in a stable medium which is robust, not fragile or susceptible to damage and is capable of being shipped, hung and exhibited easily:
(a) Permitted media includes painting, drawing, illustration, photography, video & film (to be exhibited on screen), collage and 2D mixed-media; and
(b) Permitted supports include canvas, paper, card and wood.
5.5 The following type of Work(s) are inadmissible for the 2023 prize.
(a) A Work(s) over the size limit of 200 x 200 cm
(b) A Work(s) that has already been exhibited in a major institution in London.
(c) 3D Work(s) or Sculptures.
(d) A Work(s) that was made prior to 1 January 2020.
(e) Printed reproductions of original works.
(f) A Work(s) that contains noxious or toxic substances, have flammability below 50C, contain human tissue, or incorporate dangerous electrical appliances.
6. The Judging Process
6.1 Competition entries will undergo the following judging process:
(a) Stage 1
(i) A panel of at least three judges will be appointed by the Promoter in each of the Territories.
(ii) Each valid entry will be assessed by the panel of judges in the applicable territory based on the level, quality and creativity of the Work(s) submitted.
(iii) The panel of judges in each territory will select 1 winner. There will be one winner in each territory and a total of six winners ("Local Winners”).
(b) Stage 2
(i) The Work(s) of each of the six Local Winners will be exhibited in a dedicated exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London in November 2023 - January 2024 and will be assessed by a panel of individuals from or appointed by the Promoter ("Grand Jury”).
(ii) The Grand Jury will select 1 overall winner for the six Local Winners ("Global Winner”).
6.2 The decision of both the panel of judges nominated by the Promoter and the Grand Jury is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
7. The prize
7.1 The prize for five of the six Local Winners shall be £2,000.
7.2 The prize for the one Global Winner shall be £10,000.
7.3 The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value.
7.4 The prize is not negotiable or transferable.
8.1 The Promoter will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry. The Promoter will not amend any contact information once the competition entry form has been submitted.
8.2 The Promoter must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation the Promoter will publish the surname and country of Local Winners and, if applicable, their Work(s) on the M&C Saatchi Group and/or the Saatchi Gallery website from mid-October 2023 (“Local Winner Announcement Date”) and the Promoter will publish the surname and country of the Global Winner and, if applicable, their Work(s) on the M&C Saatchi Group and/or the Saatchi Gallery website on 21 November 2023 (“Global Winner Announcement Date”).
8.3 If you object to any or all of your surname, country and Work(s) being published or made available, please contact the Promoter email@example.com. In such circumstances, the Promoter must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request
9. Claiming the prize
9.1 The prizes will be delivered after all the Local Winners’ Work(s) have been exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery, London within 60 days from and including the Global Winner Announcement Date.
9.2 The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.
10. Submission of Work(s) & Limitation of liability
10.1 You must ensure that each submitted Work(s) conforms to all applicable health and safety standards and regulations. You agree to indemnify the Promoter, its staff and visitors to the exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London in November 2023 - January 2024 for any loss, damage, cost or expense which results or arises from a breach of such standards and regulations.
10.2 By submitting Your Work(s), You confirm that each Work is in a condition to withstand normal rigours of handling and display at the Saatchi Gallery, London.
10.3 The Promoter will not accept responsibility for competition entries and Work(s) that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees.
10.4 Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize or of loss or damage to the Work(s) in transit except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
11. Ownership of competition entries and intellectual property rights
11.1 The Promoter does not claim any rights of ownership in your competition entry or the Work(s).
11.2 By submitting Your Work(s), You confirm that you own all of the own all of the rights, title and interest in and to a Work. You shall indemnify the Promoter against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses in respect of claims made by third parties alleging partial or total ownership of the Work or any rights in the Work, including intellectual property rights.
11.3 By submitting Your Work(s), You confirm that each Work is free and clear of any liens, claims, encumbrances or restrictions, that the use of the Work under these Terms will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any person or entity, and that to the best of Your knowledge and belief the Work has not been exported from any country and shall not be imported into the United Kingdom in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
11.4 You agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on the M&C Saatchi Group and Saatchi Gallery website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the Competition. You agree to grant the Promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence of any and all intellectual property rights in the competition entry, the Work(s) and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the competition entry, the Work(s) and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
12. Data protection and publicity
12.1 The Promoter will only process your personal information as set out in the https://www.mcsaatchiplc.com/legal/privacy-cookies and https://www.saatchigallery.com/privacy-policy. See also condition 8.2 and 8.3, with regard to the announcement of winners.
13.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
13.2 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the Competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
13.3 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.