More Awards

The OBJECTIVE ART Awards 2013 will be held for the third time out at Mangere Arts Centre – Nga Tohu o Uneuku which is an Auckland City Council venue.

This year they offer a total prize money of $9500.

The last two years the main award has been won by jewellers and representation by ceramics has been pretty minimal. Sole jurors have been Philip Clarke and then Areta Wilkinson. No announcement yet about this year’s judge.

The venue is pretty new and the spaces good. Last year’s show was very well displayed and the opening saw the most lavish local hospitality. Tiny club sandwiches and many chocolate eclairs!

Entry by image and deadline is August 20th.

Absolutely worth the effort of getting there and supporting.

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WALLACE ART AWARDS given for contemporary New Zealand painting, sculpture, video, drawing and unique photography and print.

This is its 22nd year so it draws level with the Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Awards for longevity.

Entry deadline is 5pm, Tuesday 30 July.

Entry forms are available at http://www.wallaceartstrust.org.nz/wallace-art-awards/.

Prizes are residencies… see below…

  • The Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award: A six month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York
  • Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award (Different application form and judging panel – visit http://www.wallaceartstrust.org.nz for details). A three month residency at the Headlands Centre for the Arts in San Francisco
  • The Kaipara Foundation Wallace Arts Trust Award: A three month residency at the Altes Spital in Solothurn, Switzerland
  • The Wallace Arts Trust Vermont Award: A three month residency at the Vermont Studio Centre in the United States
  • 1st & 2nd Runners Up Awards of $2,500 each
  • Peoples’ Choice Award $500
  • Jury Award (non-monetary)

There are also Art Awards for Bay of Plenty artists at the Rotorua Art Awards

For entry forms and information go to www.rotoruamuseum.co.nz

Taranaki National Art Awards has a 3D section also. Entries by Sept 20. Information at www.taranakiartawards.co.nz

And.. Whanganui National Art Awards  go to whanganuinational@gmail.com for information

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