Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2017 Entry

National award for two dimensional works in any medium.

The Waiheke Art Award 2017 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard, Book Lovers Cottage, Skin Institute Waiheke 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.


Premier award $5,000

Award Ceremony

Friday 20 October 2017 at 6pm at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.
Selected artists and partners complimentary, other attendees $25 per head.


Simon McIntyre - Senior Lecturer Visual Arts AUT University


You will need to complete the entry form, submit three images, an up to date CV and pay the $45 entry fee on-line. Your images will go into an image gallery which will then be accessed by our selector. If you do not have access to a computer then please contact us to submit.


The exhibition is open to any New Zealand resident upon payment of the entry fee (non-refundable). Entry is limited to one work per artist. Every work must be original, the sole work of the artist, and not completed in a class of instruction. Work must not have been exhibited previously and must have been completed within the last year. Work must be for sale and no larger than 1200mm in height or length.


This year's guest selector and judge Simon McIntyre will decide on the finalists to be exhibited at the gallery. Artists will be advised of selection (or non-selection) by Monday 11 September 2017. From the finalists the judge will select the award winner. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The award winner and merit awards will be announced at the Award Ceremony on Friday 20 October 2017. Transportation to the award ceremony is at the entrant’s cost.


If your work is selected, it will need to arrive at the gallery no later than Monday 16 October 2017. This is an award for two-dimensional work in any medium. Work must be presented ready for exhibition hanging. Work must be no larger than 1200mm in height or length. Poorly presented work may be disqualified.

All entries must be available for sale. The gallery commission is 41% including GST of the retail price.

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. The work must be packaged adequately for delivery to the gallery and return freighting. Prepaid courier tickets or similar must be included for the return of work.

Key Dates


Friday 7 July: Entries Open

Monday 14 August: Closing date for entries

Monday 11 September: Artists advised of selection results

Monday 16 October: Selected works received at the gallery by this date. Gallery hours 10 - 4pm 7 days

Friday 20 October: Exhibition opens at 6pm. Award Ceremony commences at 7pm.$45 pp. Finalists & partners complimentary.

Sunday 12 November: Exhibition closes at 4pm. Unsold works available for collection

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