Molly Morpeth Canaday Award, Painting and Drawing, is presented by Arts Whakatāne and exhibition partner, Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi - Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre.
This annual non-acquisitive award is dedicated to excellence across contemporary and traditional painting and drawing genres. The award has developed over 30 years and sits credibly within the New Zealand arts community. A high standard of work is selected to form the exhibition from nation wide entries by three pre-selection judges working independently.
For participants, the award offers professional development opportunities to artists by showcasing their practice to peers, collectors, critics, museum curators, the media and the community at large.
Entries Open: 21 August 2020
Entries Close: 22 November 2020
Exhibition dates: Saturday 13 February – Sunday 4 April 2021
Location: Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi - Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre
Guest Judge: Karl Chitham
Pre-selection judges: Hanahiva Rose, Natasha Matila-Smith and Francis McWhannell
For more infromation on our judges please visit our Judges page
Entries submitted online on this page are encouraged.
If you require assistance please contact the coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry for - Painting and Drawing
You may submit up to two entries. Please fill in a separate form for each entry.
The entry fee is $40 per entry. The fee is non-refundable.
Please have ready:
Please press the SUBMIT button once. You may need to wait up to 5 minutes for your images to be uploaded, particularly if they are large files. Once uploaded you will receive an immediate acknowledgement.
If you have any concerns about your entry, and or have not had a response within three days, please email the coordinator, Nichola Waugh - email@example.com
Bank Transfer payments to Arts Whakatane 03-0490-0215740-001 Please ensure that your name is referenced.
Cheques payable to 'Arts Whakatane' and mailed to
Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D, P.O. Box 599, Whakatane.
Other enquiries - please refer to 'Frequently asked Questions'>>>Frequently asked questions