This year's Art Awards run by WSA
2019 NATIONAL YOUTH ART AWARDS - NYAA 2019
ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN!
ENTRIES CLOSE JUNE 14TH, 2019.
PLEASE SEE THE LINK FOR THE ENTRY FORM BELOW FOR THIS YEAR'S AWARDS AND EXCITING CHANGES TO THE AGE CATEGORIES. WE CANNOT WAIT FOR YOU TO START SENDING IN YOUR ENTRIES.
NYAA ENTRY FORM 2019.pdf
News on the National Youth Art Award 2018
The Midland MRI National Youth Art Award entries have now closed. This year was our best number of entries, 110!
The 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 a contemporary dealer gallery (the Anna Mile’s gallery in Auckland), she is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about contemporary art in Aotearoa.
We held our Opening evening and Awards ceremony last night and again, we had seven awards to present:
The Midland MRI Grand Prize of $2,000 went to Samantha Carpenter
The Breakthrough Artist award of $1,000 went to Henry Turner
The Emerging Young Artist award of $500 went to Blake Tanner
The Print award of $500 went to Samantha Callaghan
The Abstract award of $500 went to Alex Wilkinson
The Photography award of $500 went to Nikita Treweek
The People’s Choice award of $250, sponsored by Gordon Harris Art Supplies was won by Anna Filimonova
Thank you to all our generous sponsors who helped make this such a special evening:
Major Sponsor - Midland MRI
Print Council Association of New Zealand
Gordon Harris Art Supplies
and to Primo Vino for helping with the refreshments and glasses.
The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2018
This was the 18th year for this award, it 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
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