artXtra! 2024

artXtra! is an exhibition open to all financial members of the LCAS. 

The exhibition is an insight into the diversity of the Society. Painting, Printmaking & Drawing are included in the exhibition. 

All works are eligible for the prestigious Lloyd Rees Prize and Guy Warren Prize for the artwork in the exhibition.  

The names of the winning artist will be inscribed on an Honour Board displayed in the Lane Cove Library. 

The venue for the exhibition is Gallery Lane Cove, Upper Level, 164 Longueville Rd. 

Dates to remember 2024
  • Closing Date for Entries: Sunday 31st March 2024
  • Delivery of works: Friday 5th April 1pm-4pm or Saturday 6th April 10am-12pm
  • Exhibition Open: Wednesday 10th April-Saturday 20th April
  • Opening Night: Wednesday 10th April at 6-8pm
  • Venue: Gallery Lane Cove, 164 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove
  • Collection of works: Saturday 20th April 2.30pm-5pm

Prizes 2024
  • The Lloyd Rees & Guy Warren Prize Prize: $ 3,000* Sponsored by Standen Real Estate and LCAS. This prize is awarded to the most outstanding artwork in the Exhibition.
  • Prize for Oils or Acrylics Prize: $1,000 Sponsored by LCAS
  • Watercolours Prize: $1,000 Sponsored LCAS
  • Mixed Media Prize: $1,000 Sponsored LCAS
  • Pastels & Drawings & Prints Prize: $1,000 Sponsored LCAS
  • The Art Scene Prize for Small Works Prize: $250 Sponsored by Art Scene – voucher for art materials. This is a separate category to artXtra!
  • Highly Commended Prize – $200 voucher Sponsored by Eckersleys
  • Highly Commended Prize – Sponsored by ArtSmart $200 off voucher for framing

Entry Conditions 2024
  • Entry Form & Fees:
    • Only financial Members of the Lane Cove Art Society are eligible to exhibit.
    • artXtra! number of entries: Maximum 2 works per artist. Each unit of a pair is regarded as a separate entry.
    • Art Scene Prize for small works. One entry per member.
    • Handling fee: $20 per piece.
    • Financial Members are entitled to enter both categories which mean that three works in total.
    • Entry form and payment must be sent in by closing date of entry. No late entries accepted.
    • No changes are permitted after this date.
  •  Size Limits:
    • Because of limited hanging space strict size limits apply to all entries. All entries in both categories which exceed the size limits will have to be rejected.
    • For artXtra! – The maximum total hang area size per member is 2 square metres (therefore if 2 works are submitted when added together the area must not exceed 2 square metres)
    • Weight 6 kilos
    • LCAS reserves the right to reject paintings based on weight and available space.
    • Art Scene Prize for small works – The work must not exceed 30x30cms including frame.
  • Sales & Insurance
    • All works must be for sale when submitted. GST is the personal responsibility of the artist, and must be included in the Sale Price, if applicable. Commission is 25% on all works sold.
    • Artists must arrange own insurance, if desired. All care, no responsibility taken by the Art Society, Lane Cove Council or Gallery Lane Cove.
  • Not Acceptable
    • No photos or computer assisted works. No copies of other artists works or copies from magazines. Only original work by the artist.
  • Presentation of Artwork
    • Works must be sealed and ready to hang with and picture cord or plastic coated wire, no metal frames, no projections or unprotected glass and no screw eyes on the back. All works other than Section 5 may have D rings 5cms from top of frame. If unclear what a D ring is please consult an art supply shop or go to for information. Entries not meeting these criteria will be rejected and no refund will be given.
  • Labels
    • Each work must have on the back: Section, Title, Medium, Artist’s Name, & Sale Price. This information must be exactly the same as on the Entry Form.
  • Judging
    • All works will be seen by the judge. The judge’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into. No refunds are available for works not hung.
  • No artworks may be collected until the close of the exhibition. Please bring receipt when collecting.
  • Works collected after 5:00pm will be charged $20 per day Late Pickup Fee.
  • No responsibility taken for works not collected – the Lane Cove Art Society will dispose of any uncollected paintings.
  • ArtSmart are giving 15% discount on framing of up to two pieces of artwork for Lane Cove Art Society members entering the ArtXtra exhibition.