Recognising Excellence: NZ Art Show wins at Wellington Gold Awards

We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised amongst Wellingtons brightest minds – what an honour to win the Vibrant Gold Category at the prestigious Wellington Gold Awards. The NZ Art Show’s 20 year legacy is a testament to our commitment and we look forward to continuing for years to come.

Thank you for your unwavering support: our talented artists, sponsors, friends, and all those who share a passion for art. Your steadfast backing has been invaluable every step of the way. Thank you for standing by us!

Carla, Midge and Claire

Directors: Anne Stephenson (Chair), Jane Hart, David Foot, Frances Russell, Neil Paviour-Smith

Exciting new artists, a thrilling new show, and an entirely fresh experience await you. We pledge that you’ll be immersed in an unparalleled journey of EXCELLENCE.

Get Ready for an Exciting Experience

Become a Friend or Sponsor of the 2024 NZ Art Show! Gain exclusive access to events that will ignite your excitement. The VIP preview offers an early art encounter, while our renowned Gala Evening guarantees an art celebration like no other.

As a sponsor, you can show your appreciation to your valued clientele by hosting them at the Gala Evening. It’s a magnificent evening filled with exquisite art, live music, delectable cuisine, and fine wine.
Join us in celebrating Wellington’s vibrant art scene! Don’t miss this exciting experience.

We deeply appreciate your role in our success, which relies on the support of our sponsors, loyal supporters, and those who’ve joined us on this journey. Your commitment to art purchases and sharing this artistic adventure with your friends and colleagues has been crucial to our achievements.

With this in mind, we’re excited to introduce our ‘Friend Referral Reward’  program. It’s easy to participate—simply encourage your friends to join us on this art-filled journey. When you invite a New Friend to join us, both of you will receive a $20 art voucher as a token of our appreciation. Plus, here’s an exciting incentive: if you encourage 10 friends to join, you’ll receive a $200 art voucher!

We’re thrilled to champion artists and foster Aotearoa’s vibrant art community and we’re incredibly proud of our accomplishments over the years: supporting more than 4,000 artists, selling 30,000 artworks, and generating over $20 million in art sales.

NZ Art Show team and friends at the Awards night: From right to left – Sarah Cooper, Carla Russell, Anne Stephenson, Midge Murray, Frances Russell, Mark Sainsbury, Sheridan Bruce and Fraser Carson.

2024 will be our 21st anniversary, and we look forward to putting on another excellent show and celebrating  with you.

The NZ Art Show is a unique event that remains exclusive to Wellington. We made a deliberate decision to focus our efforts on this city, allowing us to devote our full attention to creating an exceptional experience for artists and visitors alike. As a result, we have become an iconic show that is cherished by the Wellington community. We take great pride in being a Wellington-based show, with a dedicated team and an idea born right here in the heart of the city.

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