Presented by Arts Whakatāne in association with Whakatāne Museum and Arts, this nationally-recognised art award will offer nine awards, in which the 2016 judge, Richard Fahey, will announce ten winners, including the Craigs Investment Partners $2,500 prize and the $10,000 top award provided by the Molly
Morpeth Canaday Trust.
The Art Award, exhibited across all three temporary galleries at Te koputu a te whanga a Toi, is a major component of the Arts Whakatane Summer Arts Festival.
The vision of the awards is to encourage the development of painting and drawing on a nation-wide level and reward artists who create outstanding works; securing it as one of New Zealand’s most sought-after and notable art prizes.
Opening Night - Friday January 29th / Ticketed Event - Public can purchase tickets from The Good Life Whakatane starting Monday the 11th of January. Numbers are very limited - get in quick!
Jan 30 - March 13 2016