Art Vouchers for Christmas!

Happy Holidays.
Why not do some Christmas Shopping With Us?

Give the gift of Art.

We have a host of arty goodness for you to gift to loved ones . . . .  .or treat yourself!


‘Big Swell’, watercolour by Horowhenua artist Dennis Greenwood

















Give the gift of Friendship

Friend membership includes:

  • Gala tickets with VIP entry
  • Show day tickets
  • $50 art voucher (voucher special expires 31/12/2017)
  • VIP invitation to friends and sponsors evening in April
  • Support NZ’s vibrant arts community

Image: ‘Governors Cafe, George St’, by Christchurch artist bede Kelcher.

OR purchase an art voucher for that special someone to spend at the 2018 NZ Art Show

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Give the gift of NZ Art Show Tickets!

  • Get your gala tickets now – they always sell out!
  • Early bird show tickets on sale now!

(Weekend Pass now available, so book your Queens Birthday weekend to Wellington now!)

Image: ‘The Northern Club’,  by Auckland artist Ruth Perese.


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Artist Applications Open now

Get involved in NZ’s most successful art exhibition celebrating the works of hundreds of artists.

  • Apply now so you don’t miss out.
  • All information for artists is on our website.

Image: ‘Auckland Impression II – Rest’,  by Auckland artist Sam Sun

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Emergent 2018 and the RT Nelson Emerging Artist Awards

Celebrating NZ’s art schools, their students and graduates

Emergent 2018 is a new initiative which sets out to celebrate the work from art students and graduates.  A dedicated space at the NZ Art Show will exhibit the works from these selected artists.

All artists selected for Emergent will be eligible to receive one of four awards – the RT Nelson Emerging Artist Award – $2,500

Image: ‘Mary’, by Wellington artist Andy Monk.


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Have a very merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year – stay safe and we’ll be in touch in the New Year.

NZ Art Show Team: Carla Russell (Executive Director), Midge Murray and Bryony Lane
Trustees: Graeme Reeves (Chair), Frances Russell, Neil Paviour-Smith, Anne Stephenson, Richard Nelson and Fraser Carson


The NZ Art Show wishes to thank the following for their support.