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ART N STUFF.COM LTD is sponsoring an exciting new annual art competition, the “Art-n-Stuff Annual Auction Art Award” (5 As). The prize exhibition is valued at £20,000 plus sales revenue.

The competition rules are as follows:

1) Any visual artist aged 18 years or older living anywhere in the world may enter the competition.

2) A series of art auctions will be held at The Terms and Conditions of the auctions are described above.

3) The 2012 5A’s competition will be based on the sale figures for the five monthly auctions running from April to August 2012. Each auction will begin on the first day of a calendar month and end on the last day of a calendar month. To be admitted to the competition an artwork must reach a threshold price that will be set by the Company.

4) The Artist who sells his/her artwork at the highest price over the complete series of five auctions will be the overall competition winner. The four Artists whose works are sold at the next four highest prices over the series of five auctions will be the four runners-up. Prize-winners will be determined purely by the sales prices obtained for artworks entered into the five auctions running from April to August 2012.

5) Works that do not reach the reserve price will be carried forward into the next auction in the series.

6) The prize will be an exhibition of artwork by the five highest selling artists at Gallery 27 in Cork Street, London in December 2012. The 5A’s first prize winner and four runners-up will be announced on 10th September 2012. The total value of the prize is £20,000.

7) The highest bidder for each artwork will be required to make the winning payment to the Company within seven days of the auction closing. If no payment is received within seven days of the closing date the work will be disqualified from the competition.

8) The selection of artworks for the 5 A’s Winners’ Exhibition and their sale prices will be made by the Company in consultation with the five winning Artists. Art objects selected for the 5A’s Winners’ Exhibition will not exceed 200 cm by 200 cm (paintings) or 200 x 200 x 85 cm (sculpture).

9) Income from sales at the 5A’s Winners’ Exhibition will be divided equally between the artist and the Company.

10) Proceeds to the Company from the 5A’s Winner’s Exhibition, after deduction of operational costs, will be donated to a charity. The charity selected in 2012 is Amnesty International.

11) The Company reserves the right to cancel or alter the Terms and Conditions for future competitions without prior notice.

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