People’s Choice Art Award recipient: Don Service

Congratulations to Christchurch artist Don Service for winning the People’s Choice Art Award sponsored by Brendan Foot Supersite His piece ‘Some More than Others’, laser cut from double layer marine plywood, won the coveted $3,000 award, out of ten finalists for the award. For many years, Don has long been fascinated by design, form, detail,… Read More »

Artists Sell Out as Eager Art Collectors Snap Up $1.2 Million of Art at NZ Art Show

Eager art collectors snapped up nearly 1,700 artworks at the 2018 NZ Art Show, chalking up more $1.2 million in sales. More than 10,000 people attended the show held in Wellington over Queen’s Birthday weekend. In a first for the show, many artists sold out of their artwork. Carla Russell, Executive Director of the NZ… Read More »

$10,000 Awarded to Four NZ Art Students

The NZ Art Show has selected four artists to receive $2,500 each in this year’s RT Nelson Emerging Artist Awards. The recipients were participants in Emergent, a special initiative in the NZ Art Show dedicated to artists studying visual art at degree and/or diploma level at a recognised tertiary art school in New Zealand, or… Read More »

So Much Art Goodness to Choose From

Are you ready for some art show awesomeness! Announcing our wine partner from Martinborough, acknowledging supporter Duncan Cotterill and taking a sneak look at some more artists in this year’s show, including a pretty nifty video. Keeping reading.   Watch this . . . Carla has been compiling some cool little videos – check this… Read More »

Be in to Win $500 Art Vouchers with Brendan Foot Supersite

It’s Competition Time! Here’s your chance to win with the NZ Art Show and Brendan Foot Supersite, we introduce our ASB Artist in Residence, and we give you another wee preview of some of the artists in the show. Read on for all details.                      … Read More »

Something Snazzy and Eye-catching

Thank you for the art – Thank you for the support There’s always something snazzy and eye-catching at the NZ Art Show. And behind all the wonderful the art, there’s a whole gamut of people who make the show the success that it is – artists, supporters, volunteers and staff. This week we look at… Read More »

Contemporary Cool and Timeless

A Visual Feast for Your Eyes You’ll find a broad range of styles and media at the NZ Art Show, from contemporary photographs, paintings and sculptures to traditional landscapes, portraits and still life.                    

Odd Fish and Havoc at the NZ Art Show

Get Your Tickets to the Show Only purchase tickets from our primary ticket agent, Ticketmaster: use the links in this newsletter, the BUY TICKETS link on our website – – or purchase from any physical Ticketmaster box office location in New Zealand. Do not purchase from any other site – especially not VIAGOGO    … Read More »