There’s no other show like the NZ Art Show

Each year thousands of people come to view and purchase. Art lovers, first-time investors, seasoned investors, curious artists et al.

Many artists have been ‘discovered’ and have moved on to pursue careers as full-time artists, making the NZ Art Show a valuable contributor to the NZ arts community.


Selected artists: please refer to your Guide for Artists if you have any queries

Artist Applications Now Closed

Due to popular demand, artist applications for the 2017 show are now closed.

However, if you are interested in exhibiting in this year’s show, please email your expression of interest to You will then be added to a waiting list.

If you would like to be added to our artist database, please email your name to with ‘Add me to artist database‘ in the subject line. You will then receive regular updates and notifications from us.



Read about the three different exhibition categories for you to choose from

Selected Artists

All artists who have gone through the formal selection process and have been notified.

You should have received your handbook and invoice by now.

If you haven’t, then please contact us urgently at

Please note, there is a long waiting-list; in order to secure your spt, please pay your exhibition fee by the due date on your invoice.



Two awards totaling $13,000 are available. More information on how to apply is here

What are the costs?

There are variable fees, starting with the $30 application fee.

All artists who are selected for the show are subject to
exhibition fee, the cost is dependent on what exhibition category you are selected for.

In addition, there are variable costs for selected artists e.g wrapping materials, freight, transport, accommodation etc.

More about fees in the


To enure that your art fits our criteria, please read Terms and Conditions before you apply for the show.