This year's Art Awards run by WSA
National Youth Art Award 2018
Entries for this year’s competition are open.
Hamilton has been the host for this award for the past few years, run by the Waikato Society of Arts in association with our chief sponsor Midland MRI. This is the only award in New Zealand exclusive to talented young artists, with prizes totalling $4500 along with Gordon Harris People’s Choice award.
Midland MRI National Youth Art Award is open for entries again and we cannot
wait to see this year’s submissions!
amazing Anna Mile’s has come on board to judge this year’s event and we are
thrilled to be working with her. Owner and operator of the contemporary dealer
gallery (the Anna Mile’s gallery in Auckland), she is extremely knowledgeable
and passionate about contemporary art in Aotearoa.
have seven awards to present: The Midland MRI Grand Prize of $2,000, the
Breakthrough Artist award ($1,000), Emerging Young Artist award ($500), the
Print award ($500), the Abstract award ($500), the Photography award ($500),
and the People’s Choice award ($250).
This is an
excellent opportunity to participate in a national art award whether this is
the first time you have had the opportunity to exhibit or you have done it
before. An exhibition of the finalists will be shown at ArtsPost in Hamilton
from September 7th – October 8th. We look forward to
seeing your exhibitions as they roll in, entries close July 27th.
have any questions regarding the award, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To download and print an entry form for this year's 2018 NYAA please click the link below:
NZPPA 2018 Entry Form and Conditions.docx
The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2018
This will be its 18th year, this award is an important event on the arts calendar in the Waikato and beyond. This nationally significant painting and printmaking award was established, and is hosted, by the Waikato Society of Arts. It offers one of New Zealand’s most valuable cash awards for New Zealand artists in the fields of painting and printmaking. The $20,000 prize is very generously sponsored by the Philip Vela Family Trust and they also purchase the winning artwork for their collection.
About the 2018 award
NZPPA 2018 WINNERS:
Premier Award (Phillip Vela Family Trust) - John Pusateri - Buho y Calavera
Merit Award (WSA) - Tim Croucher - Princess
Merit Award (PCANZ) - Jacqueline Aust - Atlas Of Declensions
Highly Commended - Hiria Anderson - My Advance Care Plan
Highly Commended - Flynn Morris-Clarke - Young Hubris
People's Choice (Gordon Harris) - Libby Vandy-Mines - Whaingaroa, Raglan