This annual non-acquisitive award is a highly regarded art award dedicated to excellence across contemporary and traditional painting genres.
Molly Morpeth Canaday Award : Painting and Drawing
Developed over 27 years and sits credibly within the New Zealand arts community. A high standard of work is selected to form the exhibition from approximately 400 entries nation wide.
Each year a guest judge is appointed from a well established New Zealand professional arts background,
ie curator, artist, educator.
The award offers professional development opportunities for artists by showcasing their practice to peers, collectors, critics, museum curators, the media and the community at large.
Presented by Arts Whakatāne in association with Whakatāne Museum and Arts, this
nationally-recognised art award will offer over $20,000 in awards for 2017, including a $10,000 major award, several $1000 & $500 merit awards plus a new Craigs Investment Partners Youth Art Award of $2,500
2016 Molly Morpeth Canaday: 3 D Award - On now
- 3D Artists wanting to know about the 3 D Award (August 2016) Check out 3D Sculpture tab (above), alternatively, here is the direct link http://www.whakatanemuseum.org.nz/exhibitions-and-events/molly-morpeth-canaday-3d-award-2016
2017 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award: Painting and Drawing - Call for entries
ENTRIES CLOSE: 5.00 pm Friday 16th DECEMBER 2016 - Entry form and digital image.
ARTISTS ADVISED OF ‘PRE SELECTION’ by email: On or before Friday 13th JANUARY 2017
OFFICIAL OPENING AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS : Friday 27th JANUARY 2017 Exhibition will opens Friday 27th January 2017