Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2015

National award for two dimensional works in any medium


Premier award $5,000

Award Ceremony

Saturday 24 October 2015 at 5pm at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.
Selected artists and partners complimentary, other attendees $25 per head.


Nuala Gregory, Associate Professor Fine Arts, University of Auckland


You will need to complete the entry form, submit three images, an up to date CV and pay the entry fee on-line. Your images will go into an image gallery which will then be accessed by our selector. If you do not have access to a computer then please contact us to submit.


The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable). Entry is limited to one work per artist. Every work must be original, the sole work of the artist, and not completed in a class of instruction. Work must not have been exhibited previously and must have been completed within the last year. Work must be for sale and no larger than 1200mm in height or length.


This year's guest selector and judge Nuala Gregory will decide on the finalists to be exhibited at the gallery. Artists will be advised of selection (or non-selection) by Monday 14 September 2015. From the finalists the judge will select the award winner. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The award winner and merit awards will be announced at the Award Ceremony starting at 5pm on Saturday 24 October 2015. Transportation to the award ceremony is at the entrant’s cost.


If your work is selected, it will need to arrive at the gallery no later than Monday 20 October 2014. This is an award for two-dimensional work in any medium. Work must be presented ready for exhibition hanging. Work must be no larger than 1200mm in height or length. Poorly presented work may be disqualified.

All entries must be available for sale. The gallery commission is 41% including GST of the retail price.

Please attach to the work: The name and address of the artist, the retail price of the work (including GST), the title, size and medium. Prepaid courier tickets or similar must be included for the return of work.

Key Dates

Friday 24 July
Entries open

Monday 17 August
Closing date for entries

Monday 14 September
Artists advised of selection results

Monday 19 October
Deadline for selected works to be received by at the gallery (gallery hours 10am – 4pm, 7 days)

Friday 24 October

Saturday 24 October
Exhibition opens at 10am. 
Award ceremony commences at 5pm.

Monday 16 November
Exhibition closes at 12 noon.

Sponsored By