Donate Art

donate art

Are you an artist? Would you like to support Art4Refugees?

SCARF is inviting artists to donate significant works of art to be displayed in Art4Refugees 2017. We are happy to accept donations of any medium; paintings, photographs, sculpture, textiles, jewellery and ceramics.

All proceeds from artwork sales support SCARF programs to build a sense of belonging for refugee children, youth and adults throughout their settlement experience.

Join the likes of previous donors George Gittoes, Glen Preece, India Mark, Blak Douglas, Paul Ryan, Idris Murphy, Sallie Moffatt, Auguste Blackman and many others to help make this event a success!

How to donate Art to Art4Refugees 2017:

  1. Read our Donation Guidelines for important information for contributing artists, including information about delivery.
  2. Register your work online (preferred) or by downloading a registration form in PDF or Word doc.
  3. If you have any questions or issues, contact the Art4refugees team at

Morgans People’s Choice Award Prize:

Thanks to sponsorship support from Morgan’s Wollongong, Art4Refugees 2017 will include a People’s Choice Award and $500 cash prize. Just in case you needed an extra incentive to get your artworks in!


Ready to register your work?

Registration of works for Art4Refugees is compulsory. You can register online by clicking the button below.

Alternatively, you can download a Registration form (PDF or Word doc), and email it to, or send it to PO BOX 1104, Wollongong DC NSW 2500.



We are happy to accept donations of paintings (in any medium), photographs, sculpture, textiles, jewellery and ceramics. We request the following;

  • Each artwork is clearly marked with the name of artist and the title of the piece
  • Your work is professionally presented and ready for hanging/display


  • Art4Refugees event organisers will exercise care at all times but will accept no liability or responsibility for loss or damage of the pieces while held by the event organisers or in transit.
  • Art4Refugees event organisers may use an image of your donated piece to promote the exhibition on the Art4Refugees website and social media. Images of your piece may also appear in other promotions for this event.
  • In 2017, Art4Refugees will be conducted over a 2-week period (from 27th October – 12th November). Selected artworks will be displayed at iAccelerate, UOW Innovation Campus or the UOW Innovation Campus main foyer. Art4Refugees event organisers reserve the right to decide on where your artwork will be displayed.
  • As we may receive more artworks than we have space available for display at the two gallery locations supporting this event, we will also display artworks in an online viewing gallery at
  • Although all attempts will be made to include all donated artworks in the Art4Refugees exhibition, the event organisers reserve the right not to accept works deemed inappropriate.
  • Each year, Art4Refugees sells more than 90% of donated works. We ask that artists nominate an appropriate price/price range for the work on the registration form.  You may also indicate if you are happy for this price to be reduced by event organisers.   All proceeds (100%) from sale of artworks are donated to SCARF.
  • All unsold artworks that remain uncollected after a period of seven (7) days will become the property of SCARF and will be sold or auctioned at a later date, with proceeds going to SCARF.
  • We accept a maximum of 3 artworks per donor.


You may deliver your donation on the following dates to the locations listed below:

  • Tuesday 3rd October between 10am and 2pm (preferred)
  • Address: Urban Timber, Unit 4 / 6-8 Ralph Black Drive, Wollongong
  • Contact: Pamela King, Ph: 0419 167 776; Email:


  • Tuesday 3rd October, between 2pm – 4pm
  • Address: SCARF Office, Gateway Community Hub, 26 Atchison Street, Wollongong
  • Contact: SCARF Administration, Ph: 02 4224 8646 Email:

*Kindly ensure that a copy of your Art4Refugees registration form is attached to your artwork on delivery.

If you are not able to arrange delivery as above, please feel free to contact Meredith Young-Whitford on ph: 0435 324 055 or Pamela King on 0419 167 776 to make alternative arrangements.