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Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Art Prize – DEADLINE 20 MAY

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Jack Daniels Barrel Art Prize

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Art

Mr. Jack’s great passion was making whiskey. He spent a long time crafting every drop, giving his whiskey a distinctive character that’s known the world over.

Now it’s your turn to share your passion.

Jack Daniel’s invites you to create a unique piece of art using one of our handcrafted single barrels. The barrel is your canvas, to do with what you will. Let your imagination run wild. Then submit your concept to singlebarrelart@lynchburg.jackdaniels.com by 13th May 2010.

To enter, please include:
– A black and white drawing of your concept attached as a jpeg, along with a paragraph explaining your concept in no more than 250 words.

– Your name, date of birth (you must be over 21), home address and email address.

– Three jpegs containing recent and different pieces of your work with the relevant date and title for each piece.

(Email must not exceed 2MB in size)


Here are the T&C’s please read it’ll only take a few minutes …

1. The Jack Daniel’s Barrel Art competition is open to all artists aged 21 or over. It is not open to employees nor their immediate families of Brown-Forman, DFS, their agents or anyone else professionally connected with the promotion.

2. Entrants must produce a piece of art, using a barrel of Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel as their canvas and inspiration.

3. To enter the competition, entrants must first email a jpeg file (max 2MB in size) containing a drawing or photo of their proposed concept and three jpeg files of recent work with title and date, along with a supporting paragraph of no more than 250 words by email to singlebarrelart@lynchburg.jackdaniels.com.

Email must also include their name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. Deadline for receipt of entries is 18.00 GMT on 13 May 2010.

4. The entry must be entirely original work, not defame anybody nor breach any copyright.

5. Entries must ensure the final piece of art can be transported to its final destination (to be decided by Promoter). Any pieces that are of an indecent or offensive nature, are deemed detrimental to Jack Daniel’s, or promote irresponsible drinking will not be entered into the competition.

6. The entries will be judged by a representative from the art world,
a representative from Brown-Forman and a representative from iris nation. Ten concepts only will be selected based on those deemed to best represent Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel in an original and interesting way.

7. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence can be entered into. We will email successful applicants only by 20 May 2010 and we will make arrangements to deliver a barrel directly to each applicant.

8. The ten winning artists must be able to supply their final piece by 30 June 2010, and email photographs of their final piece to singlebarrelart@lynchburg.jackdaniels.com with their name, a short personal biography of no more than 250 words, date of birth, address and contact number.

The Promoter will arrange for each piece to be collected from a pre-agreed location, on a pre-agreed date and at a pre-agreed time. The final piece must be transportable and fit within 1m squared space.

9. The closing date for receipt of entries is 13 May 2010. 10. All ten pieces of art will be displayed as part of the Jack Daniel’s stand at one of ten airport locatitons globally; Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, New Zealand, LA, JFK, San Francisco, Singapore. The location will be determined by the Promoter.

11. All ten artists will receive $500 to cover their material expenses and in consideration of their assignment to Jack Daniel’s of all intellectual property rights and sufficient to enable the publicity rights contemplated at clauses Jack Daniel’s Barrel Art Competition

Terms and Conditions
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12, 13 and 18. 12. When submitting concepts competitors accept that the images sent become the sole property of Jack Daniel’s and that we shall have the right to use that content and make it available to the public on their website and in conjunction with the Barrel Art campaign.
The copyright of the concepts will pass to Jack Daniel’s for the duration of one year, after this time copyright reverts back to the winner.

13. The photographs of all ten pieces of art will be uploaded to jackdaniels.com with artists’ biographies for the general public to vote for their favourite piece of art. The piece of art with the most votes at the end of the promotional period will be deemed the overall winner.

14. The overall winner will receive a return economy flight to London from their nearest international airport (to the value of £1,000 only), three nights accommodation in a 4 star hotel, and a ticket to the London Art Fair, as well as £1,000 spending money.

Dates of travel to be confirmed, the London Art Fair takes place in January 2011. Winner must be responsible for ensuring they have a valid passport and meet entry requirements for Great Britain.

15. In the event of circumstances outside of its control, the promoter reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value.

16. The promoter does not accept responsibility for non-receipt, delay or corruption of entries.

17. The name of the ten winning artists shortlisted to produce a piece of barrel art will be available by sending a SAE to: Jack Daniel’s Barrel Art competition, iris nation, 185 Park Street, London SE1 9DY, 28 days after the closing date.

18. The names of the ten shortlisted winners will be published and are required to participate in publicity. Their artworks may compiled into a book and may also be published online, charity auction, TV, cinema and in the press.

19. The winner must consult Jack Daniel’s via singlebarrelart@lynchburg.jackdaniels.com before using an image of the barrel art in other media or for any other purpose, and this permission can be withheld if in their opinion such usage shall have any material adverse effect on Jack Daniel’s.

20. Following the display of the winning barrel art, winners agree that they may be auctioned by Jack Daniel’s for the benefit of a humanitarian charity of Jack Daniel’s choosing, albeit likely concerned with the provision of aid to Haiti.

Promoter: Brown-Forman Beverages Europe, Ltd., 45 Mortimer Street, London W1W 8HJ.

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