Small Sculpture Prize Entry 2019


In association with Te Motu Vineyard, the Small Sculpture Prize is proudly presented by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Premier Award $3000. Merit Award $1000

Award Ceremony

Gala Exhibition opening and announcement of Award. Friday 31 May 2019. Finalists and partners complimentary.


Entries open Monday 14 January. Up to two works may be submitted accompanied with up to two images for each work, (please describe close up detailed images of each work accordingly as website uploads them as unique works)  artists statement and a current CV. Images need to be either of completed works or scans of drawings or designs of work yet to be made. You will need to complete this entry form and pay the $45 entry fee on-line. Your images will go into an image gallery which will then be accessed by the selector. This year the selector is Reuben Friend, Director Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua. Any special requirements needed for the work, (ie: power supply or technical) must be noted in the submission. If you do not have access to a computer then please contact us to submit. Closing date for entries is Monday 11 February 2019.


Upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable), and completion of the entry form. Jpeg images must be no larger then 2MB. Every work must be original, the sole work of the artist and not have been previously exhibited.The work must be for sale and no larger than 800mm in any dimension.


From the submissions the selector and judge will decide on the finalists to be exhibited at the gallery. Artists will be advised of selection or non-selection on Monday 15 January 2018. From the finalists the judge will select the award winners. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Key Dates

Monday 14 January 2019 : Online Entries Open

Monday 11 February 2019: Closing date for submissions. 

Monday 11 March 2019: Artists advised of selection

Monday 3 May 2019: Two Print quality images to be delivered to the gallery for publicity purposes.

Friday 17 May 2019: work to have arrived at the gallery.

Friday 24 May - Sunday 23 June 2019: Exhibition dates.

Friday 31 May 2019: Gala Exhibition Award Announcement.

Wednesday 26 June 2019: Unsold works available for collection.

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