Small Sculpture Prize 2020

10 April - 10 May 2020

The Small Sculpture Prize is a National Award for an original free-standing or wall sculpture up to 800mm in any direction and has a Premier prize of $3000

Proudly sponsored by Perpetual Guardian and in association with Te Motu, the Small Sculpture Prize is presented by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Selector and judge: Len Bell, Associate Professor, Art History Auckland University and visual arts writer.

The finalists this year are: Gail Barratt, Robert Barrington, Lisa Bate, Jane Bowman, Laurel Davis, Antony Densham, Jim Edge, James Edmonds, Jonathan Foley, Aaron Frater, Sarah Guppy, Volker Hawighorst, DeAnne Lawford-Smith, Sarah Lenton, Kim Logue, Holly MacKinven, Gerard McCabe, Mark Mitchell, Neke Moa, Kiya Nancarrow, Emma Rochester, Nora Shayeb, Annie Smits Sandano, Frances Studd, Murray Swan, Di Tocker, Jonathan Truslove, Clovis Viscoe, Di West.



Proudly sponsored by Perpetual Guardian and in association with Te Motu Vineyard, the Small Sculpture Prize is presented by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Premier Award $3000. Merit Award $1000

Award Ceremony

Gala Exhibition opening and announcement of Award. Friday 10 April 2020. Finalists and partners complimentary.


Entries open Monday 2 December. 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. We recommend that you prepare your Artist's Statement, CV and all imagery to the required file format and file size before completing the entry form below. Follow the process through and 'continue' at the bottom of the pages as this will progress through to the payment and receipt of entry.Your images will go into an image gallery which will then be accessed by the selector.  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 13 January 2020.






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 17 February 2020. From the finalists the judge will select the award winners. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Monday 2 December 2019 : Online Entries Open

Monday 13 January 2020: Closing date for submissions. 

Monday 17 February 2020: Artists advised of selection

Monday 30 March 2020: Two Print quality images to be delivered to the gallery for publicity purposes.

Friday 3 April 2020: work to have arrived at the gallery.

Friday 10 April - Sunday 10 May 2020: Exhibition dates.

Friday 10 April 2020: Gala Exhibition Award Announcement.

Wednesday 13 May 2020: Unsold works available for collection.






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