The Show

4 DAYS OF ART

New Zealand’s largest sale of affordable art, the 2018 NZ Art Show was a resounding success. Be sure to put the dates for the 2019 show in your diary now.

Queen’s Birthday Weekend, May 31 to June 3, 2o19
  • Hundreds of New Zealand artists
  • Thousands of artworks.
  • All under one roof in a dynamic and inspiring environment.
  • Artwork from emerging artists alongside more established artists.
  • All art for sale
  • Tickets for the 2019 show will go on sale later this year.
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GALA EVENING – THE ART PARTY OF THE YEAR

  • A fun-filled and energetic evening,  the 2018 gala evening was a great night out.
  • Fine wine from Luna Estate, delicious food from Sarah Searancke Catering, and great live entertainment from the Colin McCahon Memorial Band.
  • Reserved primarily for Friends and Partners of the show: to ensure that you don’t miss out on this memorable evening become a Friend now or contact us to discuss partnership opportunities.

 

 



ART AWARDS – THREE AWARDS WORTH $14,500 AVAILABLE

The People’s Choice Art Award sponsored by Brendan Foot Supersite

  • $3,000 prize for best artwork in the show as judged by the public.
  • Sponsored by Brendan Foot Supersite
  • 2018 winner is ‘Some More than Others” by Don Service. Read more about his win here.

RT Nelson Emerging Artist Award.

  • 4 x awards of $2,500 awarded to artists studying at an NZ art school, or recently graduated
  • 2018 recipients: Michael Mahne Lamb, Niki Hill, Bonco and Amy Donnell

Signature Promotions Art Award

  • 2 awards for onsite artists
  • 2018 recipients: Dean Proudfoot and Rika Nagahata who receive $1,000 and $500 respectively

Image: Four of the ten finalists for the 2019 People’s Choice Art Award sponsored by Brendan Foot Supersite. From left to right: ‘Untitled’, by Michael Mahne Lamb, ‘Some More than Others’ by Don Service (winner), ‘Un Cuadro’ by Adam James and ‘Moon’ by Suhee kang.