The Waiheke Art Award 2017 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard, The Skin Institute, Book Lovers Cottage and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. This is a National Award for two dimensional works in any medium and has a Prize of $5000 as the Premier award. This years selector and judge is Simon McIntyre, Senior Lecturer Visual Arts, AUT University.
The Winner of the Premier Award is Janna Isbey with her work Plant Dust: Silk linen plant and clay pigment, ink and cotton.
The Winner of the Michael Evans Figurative Award is Ilya Volykhine for his work Summer Children: Oil, mixed media on canvas
The Winner of the Zinni Douglas Merit Award: Rohan Hartley Mills with the work Poor Traitor: Acrylic on canvas