New Zealand Paint and Printmaking Awards

  • WhenOpen 6:00pm - 10:00pm Friday, 17 February (GALA OPENING) then 10:00am - 6:00pm weekends,12:00noon - 6:00pm weekdays
  • WherePavilion
  • AdmissionFree
  • Curated by / Organisation Waikato Society of Arts

The Waikato Society of Arts presents The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award and exhibition for 2017 in the Gardens Pavilion. Our judge this year is Roger Boyce, a well-known painter and University of Canterbury, Ilam Art School lecturer. The $20,000 prize is sponsored by the Philip Vela Family Trust and Roger will announce his choice of the winning artist at the gala opening on Friday 17 February 2017.

Tickets to the gala opening are $10 each and may be purchased at the door on the night of 17 February.


6pm – 10pm (Friday, 17 February 2017 – GALA OPENING, $10pp)

12noon – 6pm (weekdays 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24 February 2017, free)

10am – 6pm (weekends 18, 19, 25 & 26 February 2017, free)


Photo credit: Deborah Crowe

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