Media Category Descriptions

Ceramics and Stone

All work in clay, porcelain, earthenware, plaster, stone and /or similar materials.

Digital Art

Any original non-photographic work for which the original image or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. (eg. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw etc.)


Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencils, wax crayons etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush


All work hand crafted from fabric or fibre including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry, quilts, felting, and papermaking.

Food Art

Art that depicts food or edible objects as the medium or subject matter of an artistic work to create an attractive visual display. It can be presented in two-dimensional or three-dimensional format, like painting or sculpture. Food art can also incorporate food as a medium.


All works where the primary material is stained glass or glass created by blowing, fusing, molding, casting or kiln-forming.


All works of jewellery whether produced from metal, glass, ceramics, fibre, paper, plastic, wood or other materials.


Original work created through the forging, twisting, welding and fabricating of various metals.

Mixed Media

All works in both 2- and 3- dimensions that incorporate more than one type of physical material (eg. items made from recycled materials).


All original works created in oils, acrylics, watercolour etc. regardless of background material used for the image.


All work created by the artist which includes digital and film photography or a combination of traditional darkroom and digital techniques. Work must be printed by the artist or under the artist’s supervision.

Print Making

All printed original and hand-manipulated works by the artists using etching, engraving, silk-screening, stone and plate lithography, linoleum block or woodcut.


All works where the primary material is wood or wood products and is hand-tooled or machine-worked.

Other (please specify on application form)