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Newsletter August 1: We’ve Got More NZ Art for You

The 2017 NZ Art Show may be over but the art lives on At NZ Art Show HQ we are making plans for the 2018 show: we’re discussing some new ideas and projects. Watch this space. The dates for the 2018 NZ Art Show are:   Thursday 31st May – Gala Evening; Friday 1st –… Read More »

Newsletter June 4: Another Record Breaking Year for the NZ Art Show

We are over the moon! We are happy to report record sales at this year’s show. Thank you to all those who helped make the show a great success: artists, Friends, Partners, volunteers, staff and visitors to the show. We sincerely hope you all had a great time. Read more about the 2017 NZ Art Show here.… Read More »

2017 NZ Art Show Breaks its Own Record – Again

More than 10,000 art lovers descended on the capital city over Queen’s Birthday Weekend for the 2017 NZ Art Show held at the TSB Bank Arena on Wellington’s waterfront. More than 1700 artworks were sold, totalling more than $1.2 million in sales, nearly 4% higher than 2016 and an all-time record in the show’s fourteen-year… Read More »

Moody Nightscape Exploring Homelessness Wins $3,000 Art Prize

  Wellington photographer roOm has won the coveted Brendan Foot Supersite Signature Piece Art Award with his piece “Less is Less 05”, a photographic lightbox depicting a surreal night scene. His piece, one of 10 finalists vying for the $3,000 prize, was voted best in show by attendees to the 2017 NZ Art Show held… Read More »

Ten Artists Score High in the NZ Art Show Award Finals

Ten Artists Score High in the NZ Art Show Award Finals The NZ Art Show has selected 10 artworks as finalists for the show’s principal award, the $3,000 Brendan Foot Supersite Signature Piece Art Award. The award is the ‘People’s Choice’ award with the winner being decided by a public vote over the four day… Read More »

Street artist to create interactive artwork for Ronald McDonald House

Acclaimed street artist Dside will create an interactive artwork to be showcased at the 2017 NZ Art Show. The finished masterpiece will then be donated to Ronald McDonald House Wellington. Dside, a renowned Taranaki-born street artist, has been commissioned to create the artwork by NZ Art Show sponsor, ASB. He will produce the interactive piece… Read More »

Newsletter May 15: Gala sold out – but we have loads of other goodies

Tickets for the Gala have sold out! But never fear; if you still wish to go to the Gala, you shall. Just sign up as a Friend of the 2017 NZ Art Show and you will get guaranteed access into the Gala.     By becoming a Friend you will enjoy all the benefits of the… Read More »

Award Artists to Feature in NZ Art Show

  The NZ Art Show is pleased to announce the Emerging Artist Project as part of the 2017 NZ Art Show. Ten artists who have excelled in previous shows as participants of the RT Nelson Emerging Artist Award will exhibit in a dedicated gallery space at the show. Now in its 14th year, the NZ… Read More »