Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2018

19 October - 11 November 2018

The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2018 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard, Booklovers Cottage,The Skin Institute Waiheke, 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 year's selector and judge is Noel Ivanoff, Director MFA Programme, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design.

Congratulations to the Winner of the Premier Award Stefan Roberts for his work, 'Harper River - Waterlog - 92mls': Pigment and ink on paper.

The Zinni Douglas Merit Award: Sam Montgomery with his work, 'Anti - Social Expression' : MDF, 12 Gauge shotgun, builder's bog. 
The Michael Evans Figurative Award went to Susanne Kerr for her work, 'Undermined': Gouache on Hahnemuhle 300gsm watercolour paper.

Huge thanks to this year's Selector and Judge Noel Ivanoff, sponsors Walker & Hall and The Skin Institute. Many thanks to the support of Casita Miro, Booklovers Cottage, all the volunteers and everyone who attended. Congratulations to all the finalists, so lovely to see you all, family and friends in the gallery. 

The Finalists this year were: Sally Lornie, Monique Lacey, Cathy Carter, Justin Beaver, Denise Batchelor, Judi Bagust, John Pusateri, Karin Strachan, Natalie Tozer, Stefan Roberts, Deborah Crowe, Oliver King, Josh O'Rourke, Johl Dwyer, Samuel Montgomery, Alice Astell, Jonathan & Jessica Organ / Pearless, Rick Allender, Johanna Grant-Mackie, Susanne Kerr, Jamie Chapman, Mo Stewart, Amanda Watson, Jacquie Ure, Kathy Barber, Ellen Johansen and M G Walker, Sarah Guppy, Preston Camp, Struan Hamilton and Amanda Densham.

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Exhibition and Gala Award Ceremony commences at 6pm. (Award announcements at 7pm)  $45 pp

This includes a lucky draw for a Walker & Hall diamond enhanced black pearl necklace.

Extra Tickets for the lucky draw are available at $15 ea

Finalists & partners complimentary



Friday 29 June: Entries Open

Monday 13 August: Closing date for entries

Monday 10 September: Artists advised of selection results

Monday 15 October: Selected works to have been received at the gallery. Gallery hours 10 - 4pm 7 days

Friday 19 October: Exhibition and Gala Award Ceremony commences at 6pm. (Award announcements at 7pm) $45 ppFinalists & partners complimentary.

Sunday 11 November: Exhibition closes at 4pm. Unsold works available for collection.


How to enter: Entries open June 29 2018. From the link on our website you will be able to link to the submission page. To complete an entry you need to follow the sequence, submit up to three images (jpegs not larger than 2MB) and a current CV. If this is your first time visiting our website you will need to 'create an account'. You will also be able to pay the entry fee online.Your images go into an image gallery which is accessed by the selector. If you do not have access to a computer please contact us to submit.

Entry Criteria: The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable) $45. 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 be completed within the last year. Work must be for sale and no larger than 1200mm in height or length. WCAG reserves the right to decline or accept a submission. Appropriate packaging, insurance, freight and postal costs to the gallery and return are the artists responsibility. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. WCAG reserves the right to reproduce exhibited entries for publicity purposes.

Presentation of Work: If your work is selected it will need to arrive at the gallery no later than Monday 15 October 2018. This is an award for two-dimensional work in any medium. Work must be presented ready for exhibition hanging and no larger than 1200mm in length or height. poorly presented work may be disqualified.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. Work must be adequately packaged for return of work with pre-paid courier tickets or similar arrangements.

Submissions have now closed for the 2018 Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award.

Gala Award Ceremony Tickets available HERE


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