The winner of the Premier Award: Liam Gerrard - Raylene: Charcoal on Paper
Zinni Douglas Merit Award: Jana Wood - Cyano: acrylic on stretched canvas
Michael Evans Award for a figurative work sponsored by the Skin Institute Waiheke: Jonathan Cuming - Adieu: oil on canvas
The Waiheke Art Award 2016 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. This is a National Award for two dimensional works in any medium and has a Prize of $5000 as the Premier award. This years selector and judge is Monique Jansen, Senior Lecturer Visual Arts, AUT University.
Warm congratulations to the award recipients and the finalists!
The finalists for this years award were:
Kathy Barber, Philippa Bentley, Cathy Carter, Jamie Chapman, Deborah Crowe, Jonathan Cuming, Amanda Densham, Anah Dunsheath, Liam Gerrard, Mark Graver, Belinda Griffiths, Stuart Jobling, Gavin Jones, Rozana Lee, Zoe Leeb-du Toit, Emma McLellan, Sue Pickenel-Crow, John Pusateri, Bill Riley, Stefan Roberts, Frances Rood, Mo Stewart, Sian Torrington, Ilya Volykhine, Creek Waddington, Michael Walker & Ellen Johansen, Shayn Wills, Jana Wood.