CAS Exhibitions

at Decoy Café Bar Gallery

303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (between Latrobe & Little Lonsdale Streets)

OPEN Monday- Friday 6.30am until 4pm


1 Only financial members of the C.A.S. Inc. are eligible to enter works in this exhibition.

2 Each artist may enter up to FOUR works. Only 2 dimensional artworks permitted. Entry fee is $10 per artwork, payable in advance of exhibition.

3 Works entered in a previous C.A.S. Inc. Annual Exhibition will be accepted.

4 SIZE: Maximum size for each artwork: 120cm in one dimension, & 100cm in the other dimension. Overall size is to include frame (if applicable) All 2D works must be suitably framed (a stretched canvas is considered framed) & presented ready for hanging with wire and screw-eyes or similar attached securely to back. String, cord or fishing line cannot be accepted.

5 No artworks are permitted to be removed from the exhibition by the artist (or their agent) prior to the allocated collection date. The proprietors of Decoy may allow a purchaser to take an artwork at the time of FULL payment. No replacement / substitution of artworks is permitted by the artist.

6 Work may be in any stable medium, on any subject, and must be the original work of the artist entering it. If work/s are produced as multiples (photographs, prints etc), the edition number and remaining works in that edition available must be recorded on the work and entry form.

7 Entries must be clearly marked on back with the artist's name, address, phone number, title of work, dimensions, price and medium. (e.g: Oil on Canvas)

8 Works MUST be for sale. A 30% commission will be charged on the catalogue price of all sales resulting from the exhibition. The commission is split with 20% to Decoy & 10% to CAS. Cheques for all sold works during exhibition will be posted to entrant within 1 month of end of show. Any cheques for sales or refunded entry fees not cashed within 12 months of issue will be cancelled and no correspondence entered into.

9 C.A.S. Inc. does not collect G.S.T. All prices must be total selling price. Any G.S.T. liability between the artist and the A.T.O. remains the responsibility of the artist.

10 The C.A.S. Inc. exhibition committee reserves the right to select works for exhibition and to decline to exhibit any work. Our policy is “unselected” members/work/s will be fully refunded the entry fee: exception: unsafe or wet works will be rejected & entry fees will not be refunded. Any rejected works will be held for collection on collection day. NO storage is available for artworks at the venue. The exhibition committee’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

11 Acceptance of entries: Artist/s must submit an online entry / form, and the co-ordinator will allocate "space" on a "first come" basis. This is at the discretion of the co-ordinator. The co-ordinator will then continue to accept entries until the co-ordinator deems the amount of entries to fill the exhibition has been reached. This can occur at any time. Artists who have been ACCEPTED will receive email notification. If more entries are received that can be accommodated, the co-ordinator will offer the entrant the opportunity to have the artwork/s considered for the NEXT group show.

12 Entries close when co-ordinator has deemed the required amount of entries for the selected group show has been reached.

13 DELIVERY: All works must be delivered strictly between 3pm - 4pm, on the ALLOCATED DAY for delivery, as advised by the co-ordinator. to: DECOY: 303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (between Latrobe & Little Lonsdale Streets) An entry will ONLY be considered DELIVERED if it is HANDED to the co-ordinator, and the artist or their agent has SIGNED a delivery list. Works are no to be taken inside DECOY and left, nor are artists to hand any artwork to the staff at DECOY and ask them to pass on. CAS takes no responsibility for any artworks that are not delivered directly to the co-ordinator. LATE delivery will NOT be accepted, and artist will forfeit entry fee.

14 COLLECTION: All artists are to COLLECT unsold works from DECOY: 303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (between Latrobe & Little Lonsdale Streets)  between 3pm - 4pm on the ALLOCATED DAY for delivery, as advised by the co-ordinator, or if by courier, after this date, by prior arrangement with C.A.S. Inc. Secretary, for a place and time advised by co-ordinator. If artist has SOLD all entered artworks, the co-ordinator will advise them the do not need to attend.

15 Country / Interstate artists only, who are unable to deliver works at above dates/times, must make arrangements with C.A.S. Inc. Secretary regarding delivery by courier, at least 1 week prior to sending (a place / date & time as specified by Secretary). A $10 handling fee per work will apply for this service & must accompany entry. No works will be received by the society unless free of charge. No payment will be made by the society for freight or any other charge incurred in the delivery and/or return of any work. Insurance costs are the responsibility of the artist.

16  If persons delivering or collecting works are to be other than those named on entry form, the Society must be notified in writing at least 24 hours prior to delivery / collection.

17 Any works not collected by artist/agent at the appointed time will incur a fee of $20 per day per work. The artist/agent must contact the Secretary to arrange collection. (a place and date/time as specified by Secretary) Works not released until payment made. Works remaining uncollected or fees unpaid after 7 days from close of exhibition shall immediately become the property of C.A.S. Inc., and may be sold, destroyed or otherwise disposed of in such a manner as deemed fit, and thereafter the C.A.S. Inc. shall be under no liability whatever to the artist in respect of any work so destroyed or disposed of.

18 The C.A.S. Inc. will exercise reasonable care with work submitted, but will not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever. Artists must arrange own insurance cover.

19 The C.A.S. Inc. reserves the right to photograph submitted artwork, and/or use image/s as supplied by artist for the society’s records, promoting this and future exhibitions & for catalogue & archival purposes (printed, electronic & web-based).


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