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2013 National Youth Art Awards

The WSA National Youth Art Award 2013 is a competition for artists aged between 15 and 27 years, resident in New Zealand, working in any media including 2D, 3D, and video technology.

From over 65 entries 47 works were selected by our judge Steve Gow that present a cross section of quality art at the cutting edge produced in New Zealand by young artists.


First Prize $2000 sponsored by Hamilton Orthodontics
            was awarded to Jamie Chapman for '1000 Images of the Sea'

Best 2d $500 sponsored by Gordon Harris
            was awarded to Joanne Mijares-Supelana for  'Paint on Cellophane'

Best 3d $500 sponsored by Convex Plastics
            was awarded to Samantha Western for 'Species'

Best Digital $500 sponsored by University of Waikato
            was awarded to Alvin Xiong for 'Impression'

Best Young Waikato Artist $500 sponsored by Wintec
            was awarded to Kristy Pearson for 'Selective Chronology of New Zealand History'

People‚Äôs Choice Award $200 prize given anonymously 
            was awarded to Catherine Suter for 'Spring Awakening'


Artspost Commission

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