Artist Applications Now Open


Celebrating 20 years of great ART stories
Queen’s Birthday Weekend 1 – 4 June 2023

Apply now for your chance to be a part of Aotearoa’s premier art show and showcase your art alongside other outstanding New Zealand artists.

Since its inception, the NZ Art Show has grown from strength to strength, cementing it’s reputation as Aotearoa’s favourite art show and setting the standard for an exceptional and professional, yet very accessible art experience.

We are excited to be celebrating our 20th year and we’ll be promising another spectacular display of original, high quality, contemporary NZ art – a unique experience you want to be part of.

NZ Art Show wants your exceptional creative Kiwi talent.

Why apply for the NZ Art Show?

  • Celebrating its 20th year, the show has cemented itself as the number 1 show of its kind in New Zealand.
  • Every year the NZ Art Show is a runaway success with record attendances and art sales.
  • More than 10,000 attendees every year.
  • All artists are New Zealand citizens or residents – celebrating Aotearoa’s wealth of creative talent.
  • 3,000 artworks for sale – a diverse range of art for attendees to enjoy and purchase.
  • Artists can network with art collectors, art dealers and other artists – building customer bases and relationships with like-minded souls.

The NZ Art Show is for you
The NZ Art Art Show is for us
The NZ Art Show is for Aotearoa

Scenes from the 2022 show – left to right, top to bottom: Artwork by Kris Ancog, Gisborne artists roOm talking to a visitor, a RUSH artwork, and artwork by Agate Rubene.

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