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Artists called to submit entries for the Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards

Entries are open until August 27.

The City of Ekurhuleni calls on all fine art enthusiasts to submit their work of art for this year’s edition of the Thami Mnyele Fine Art Awards.
Entries are open for participants from the age of 18 years.
The awards aim to celebrate artists from Ekurhuleni by giving them the recognition they deserve. The competition encourages preparations of artistic contemporary expressions in the following media:
• Paintings
• Prints
• Drawings (ink works, pastels, gouache and water colors)
• Sculptures and relief sculptures
• Decorative art pieces, collages, ceramics
• Textile pieces
• Digital art and photographs
• Illustrations and graphic posters

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Entries for this year’s edition are divided into two steps:
Step one – This is online registration or submissions via Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards online portal until August 27 at 16:00. Interested participants must register their entries by using the link: https://tmfaa.ekurhuleni.gov.za.
Step two – This is a physical artwork drop-off which must be couriered or hand delivered from August 24 to 27 between 09:00 and 19:00 at the Coen Scholtz Recreation Centre, Mooifontein Road, Birchleigh North, Kempton Park.
Applicants will be charged a non-refundable entry fee of R50 per artwork.
Should an applicant decide to withdraw an application or not finish the application process, the entry fee will not be refunded.
Entries submitted without payment of the entry fee will not be considered for the competition.
No entries will be received after the registration dates, or outside the stipulated times.

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