Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand
The Australian Capital Territory Division of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) will be offering a $100 prize to either an oral or poster presentation that is judged to have made a contribution during the conference to advancing environmental knowledge and awareness of invertebrates or a particular invertebrate species. For more details about this prize, contact the conference organiser.

Australian Entomological Society Inc - Illustration and Photographic Competition 2005

A competition to encourage and recognise high standards of entomological illustration

The Society invites unpublished entries to this competition which will be judged and displayed at the 36th AES Scientific Conference in Canberra. The competition is open to members and non-members of the Society who are not employed or contracted as professional illustrators for fee or reward.

Entries, up to three per entrant, must be whole body (dorsal or lateral views) taxonomic illustrations of insects or other invertebrates. The mounted illustrations should not exceed 21 x 30cm (approximately A4 size) and must be suitable for reproduction after reduction by 50%.

Entries must be in the hands of the Conference Organiser by 18th November 2005. Postal entries must be carefully packed and include stamps or postal order sufficient to cover the cost of return postage, where necessary.

Categories: Student Illustration Section
  • Colour
  • Black and White
  Open Illustration Section
  • Colour
  • Black and White
  Photographic Section  

Each entry is to be accompanied by the following information:

1. Name of entrant
2. Postal address
3. Category of entry/entries
4. Current enrolment details (if a student)
5. Scientific name of species illustrated

The Society has made available $100 for First Prize and $50 for Second Prize in each of the four illustration categories and $100, $50 and $25 for First, Second and Third Prizes in the photographic section. Highly commended certificates will also be awarded where appropriate. The judges retain the right not to award all prizes if entry numbers or standards are not sufficient.

The Australian Entomological Society shall have the right to display selected works in public and to reproduce the illustrations, with appropriate acknowledgment, on Society goods which it sells, and in magazines, for a fee.

Forward your entry/entries and the above information to:

AES illustration competition
c/- Dr D.K. Yeates
PO Box 1700

SOURCE :: Large Centepede Picture - Family Scolopendridae, Cormocephalus sp. Courtesy of Anne Hastings and Matt Colloff (CSIRO Entomology) ::
:: Small Invertebrate Pictures - Courtesy of Paul Sunnucks (La Trobe University) and Chris Lambkin (CSIRO Entomology) ::
:: Canberra Pictures - www.canberraconvention.com.au ::