About Us

The NZ Art Show is a not-for-profit organisation. Its objective is to facilitate, promote, educate and foster support for new, emerging and established New Zealand artists.

The vision of the show is to:

  • Encourage New Zealanders to celebrate our identity and culture by buying local art
  • Promote and expose new, emerging and established New Zealand artists by providing opportunities to further their development
  • Promote the appreciation of New Zealand art and artists.



  • Graeme Reeves (Chair)
  • Fraser Carson
  • Richard Nelson
  • Neil Plimmer
  • Frances Russell
  • Anne Stephenson
  • Neil Paviour-Smith


Management – Wild Ideas Events Management

  • Carla Russell – Executive Director
  • Midge Murray – Marketing and Media Manager
  • Bryony Lane – Artist Liaison


Selection Panel

  • Jo Hughes
  • Malcolm Brow
  • Jane Hart