Small Sculpture Prize 2015

National Award for an original free standing or wall sculpture up to 800mm in any dimension


In association with Davis Funerals and Obsidian Waiheke, the Small Sculpture Prize is proudly presented by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Premier Award $3000. The selector and Judge this year is Finn McCahon - Jones, Curator Auckland Stories, Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Award Ceremony

Gala Exhibition opening and announcement of Award. Saturday 4 April 2015. Selected artists complimentary, other attendees $25 per head.

Conditions of Entry

Entries open on Friday 17 October 2014. Up to two works may be submitted accompanied with an image for each, artists statement and a current CV. Images need to be either of completed works or scans of drawings or designs of work yet to be made. You will need to complete the entry form and pay the $45 entry fee on-line. Your images will go into an image gallery which will then be accessed by the selector. Any special requirements needed for the work, (ie: power supply or technical) must be noted in the submission. If you do not have access to a computer then please contact us to submit.

Entry Criteria

The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable), and completion of the entry form. Jpeg images must be no larger then 2MB. Every work must be original, the sole work of the artist and not have been previously exhibited.The work must be for sale and no larger than 800mm in any dimension.

Selection Process

From the submissions the selector and judge will decide on the finalists to be exhibited at the gallery. Artists will be advised of selection or non-selection on Friday 28 November 2014. From the finalists the judge will select the award winner. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Key Dates

Friday 17 October 2014

Entries open

Friday 7 November 2014

Closing date for submissions

Friday 28 November 2015

Artists advised of selection

Friday 6 March 2015

Two print quality images to be sent to the gallery (1MB jpegs)

Friday 27 March 2015

Works to have arrived at the gallery. Gallery hours 10am - 4pm. Prepaid courier tickets for return of works to be included, along with technical details, mounting requirements and guidelines for handling the sculpture.

Friday 3 April - Monday 4 May 2015

Exhibition dates

Saturday 4 April 2015

Gala Exhibition opening and announcement of Award

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Unsold works available for collection or return.

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