Monday Magazine 2018 Submissions are now OPEN! 

November 1 – November 10, 2018

Location: VAC Store Street Gallery (1800 Store Street)

The Victoria Arts Council (VAC) is honored to take part in Monday Magazine’s annual photo contest; the longest running amateur photo competition in Victoria. All submissions will be displayed at the VAC’s new headquarters (1800 Store Street)

This contest is a great opportunity for amateurs to display their skills to a willing and enthusiastic audience. The gallery receives hundreds of visitors each week.

EXHIBITION DATES: November 1-November 10, 2018
EXHIBITION LOCATION: VAC Store Street Gallery (1800 Store Street)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Oct 22, 2018, 7:00pm    

Exhibition Intake: Please drop off your works on Sunday, October 21st from 1:00pm-4:00pm or Monday, October 22nd from 4:00pm-7:00pm at 1800 Store Street.                                                                                                            

OPENING RECEPTION and AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: Thursday, November 1 from 6:00-8:00pm (the gallery will not be open prior to 6:00pm this day)

Exhibition Strike: Please pick up your works on Monday, November 12th from 1:00pm-7:00pm or Tuesday, November 13th from 9:00am-11:00am.      


1) Colour

2) Black and White

3) Entertainment (Monday’s Choice)

4) Trending

5) Perfect Strangers

6) Collage

7) Urban & Rural

These categories are intended to be open to interpretation so get creative with them!

Submission Guidelines: 

You can submit your application in person at the VAC headquarters (1800 Store Street) Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00pm-5:00pm as well as Sunday, October 21 from 1:00pm-4:00pm and Monday, October 22 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Each photographer can submit up to 6 entries and there are no restriction on which categories you can submit to. Please attach your application form to your submission package and included label information (name, title, category, contact) on the back of EACH of your entries. Failure to do so may result in incorrect label printing. Please also ensure that the top and bottom of each work are clearly marked to assist with installation.

Entries are to be sized 8”x 10” or 8” x 12” and mounted on 11”x 14” WHITE mat board. Please note: mat board will be pinned to exhibition wall for display.

Entry Fees: 

Fee are $5/photo for VAC members and $10/photo for non-members. If you are not paying your entry fees online as part of the online submission process, please attach cash to your entry.



The award for Sponsor Category: Entertainment (Monday’s Choice) will be supplied by Monday Magazine.

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