2022 is a Friends of Pātaka Art Awards year!
These biennial awards are open to artists living, working and/or studying in the Porirua area. A range of prizes is offered:
|Open Award||$1,000 – Sponsored by the Smith Family|
|Highly Commended Award||$750 – Sponsored by Tommy’s Real Estate Mana|
|Jane Hyder Painting Award||$750 – Sponsored by Jane Hyder|
|Creativity and Promise Scholarship||A six-month Level 4 Certificate at the Learning Connexion|
|First Time Entry Award||$500 – Sponsored by Leina Isno|
|Viewers’ Choice Award||$500 – Sponsored by Friends of Pataka|
Many of the Friends of Pātaka Art Awards winners have gained the confidence to further their art and those who win the Open Award are supported to use the facilities at Pātaka as the Artist in Residence for a month.
Entries are through submission of an original artwork completed within 24 months of the date of entry. All entries must be available for purchase. One work per artist. Entry fee is $10 for students, $20 all others. For further details please read the Conditions of Entry.
KEY DATES FOR 2022
6 August 2022: Registration/entry form due
21-22 August: Artworks to be submitted to Pātaka Reception between 11.30am and 4pm each day
23-24 August: Installation of exhibition
25 August, 6pm: Exhibition opening /Awards announced
26 August-30 October: Exhibition open
30 October: Viewers’ Choice Award announced
31 October-5 November: Collection of unsold artworks
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