Presented by Perpetual Guardian in association with Te Motu Vineyard and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, the Small Sculpture Prize is a national award for an original free standing or wall sculpture up to 800mm in any direction. The Premiere prize is $5000, and a Gallery Patrons Merit prize of $2000.
Entries open on Friday 10 March and close Friday 14 April 2023. Up to two works may be submitted and a maximum of two images of each work must accompany the submission. Work should not have been exhibited previously.
10 March 2023 : Online Entries Open
Friday 14 April 2023: Closing date for submissions.
Friday 28 April 2023: Artists advised of selection
Friday 5 May 2023: Two Print quality images to be delivered to the gallery for publicity purposes.
Friday 19 May 2023: work to have arrived at the gallery. (Note: Courier or deliver to the Gallery, Fullers does not provide a transport service anymore)
Friday 26 May - Sunday 25 June 2023: Exhibition dates.
Friday 26 May 2023: Gala Exhibition Award Announcement.
Wednesday 28 June 2023: Unsold works available for collection.
How to enter: Entries open 10 March 2023. To complete an entry you need to follow the sequence. We recommend you prepare your Artist's Statement, CV and all imagery to the required file format and size before completing the entry form. Follow the process through by clicking the 'continue' button at the bottom of each page as this will progress through to payment and entry completion.
Jpeg file images no larger than 2 MB, artist Statement, CV, (in Word or PDF) can include special requirements for display ie: power. Concluding with the entry fee of $55 (non-refundable) paid on-line. You can submit up to two images of each work (jpegs not larger than 2MB) and a current CV. If this is your first time visiting our website you will need to 'create an account'. You will also be able to pay the entry fee online. Your images go into an image gallery which is accessed by the selector. If you do not have access to a computer please contact us to submit.
Entry Criteria: The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable) $55. Up to two works can be submitted and a maximum of two images of each work must accompany the submission. Work must be for sale and no larger than 800mm in height or length. WCAG reserves the right to decline or accept a submission. Appropriate packaging, insurance, freighting and postal costs to the gallery and return are the artists responsibility. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. WCAG reserves the right to reproduce exhibited images for publicity purposes.
Presentation of Work: If your work is selected it will need to arrive at the gallery no later than Friday 19 May 2023. Please attach to the work: The name and address of the artist, the retail price of the work (including GST) the title, size and medium. Work must be adequately packaged for return of work with pre-paid courier tickets or similar arrangements. (Note: Fastways does not collect from the island and Fullers does not provide a transport service anymore)