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Judge's Floor Talk August 4th @ 1.30pm in the ArtsPost gallery


Margaret Aull will share her thoughts on the 2019 NYAA finalists. Art lovers are welcome to hear the process and thinking that Margaret applied as she selected the finalists and winners for these Awards. This is a one-off opportunity to experience this exhibition from the view point of the Judge.

Free event

 

Margaret Aull will share her thoughts on the 2019 NYAA finalists at the ArtsPost Gallery.

Art lovers are welcome to hear the process and thinking that Margaret applied as she selected the finalists and winner of this Award.  This is a one-off opportunity to experience this national exhibition from the viewpoint of the judge.

Proudly supported by the Waikato Society of Arts.


Free event

 

2019 NATIONAL YOUTH ART AWARDS - NYAA 2019

 

2019 National Youth Art Award

Waikato Society of Arts Annual National Youth Art Award 2019

18 July – 19 August

ArtsPost Gallery, Hamilton

 

It is with much excitement that the Waikato Society of Arts along with our chief sponsor Midland MRI can announce that the finalists for our 10th year of competition have been chosen, with a record number of 140 entries.

Hamilton has been the host for this award for the past ten years, the only award in New Zealand exclusive to talented young artists. Prizes totalling $6000 along with Gordon Harris People’s Choice award of $250 and a special Print award from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand of $500.

All young artists in New Zealand between the ages of 15 and 25 are invited to enter this prestigious competition.

This is a selected show and we are honoured to announce our judge this year will be Margaret Aull, formerly from Tumu Herenga Toi - Curator Manager Ahua Gallery at New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts Institute, before this she was Poutiaki Toi - Art Collection Curator at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Margaret Aull studied her Masters of Fine Arts at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, in Auckland.

The 83 finalists will have their work on show to the public, for a month, at ArtsPost Gallery, Hamilton, with an Opening and Awards evening at 5.30pm on the 18th of July.

This award is open to independent artists as well as students who are prepared to jump the boundaries of their curriculum.

Original visual art work that is unique, imaginative, delightful and thought-provoking is welcome.

ENTRIES CLOSED JUNE 14TH, 2019. 



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