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2019 NATIONAL YOUTH ART AWARDS - NYAA 2019

 

2019 National Youth Art Award

 

Announcing an opportunity to participate in the

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 entries for our 10th year of competition are now open.

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 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 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.

Please print an entry form from our website or drop into the WSA office, Level 1, Artspost building, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton to pick one up. If you have any enquiries please do not hesitate to contact the WSA office by phone on 07-8394481 or email wsa@wsa.org.nz or wsanyaa2019@gmail.com.

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.doc.pdf



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