Judging criteria and process
Criteria of the award for painting and drawing. Size of works not to exceed 1520mm on the longest side.
A guest judge is appointed annually. The criteria for appointment of a judge is; that they be either, a recognised art practioner, academic, curator or writer, well known for their unique contribution to art.
Three appointed judges will be responsible for the pre-selection process from digital images entered by the artists.
Finalist judging and choosing winners
Will be the sole responsibility of the guest judge.
The process :
Open digital entry All submissions will go through a pre-selection process from the digital image supplied by the artist and will be judged on merit by the three pre-selection judges.
Final stage From the results, the selected works are to be delivered to the venue for final judging. Artists advised mid January 2019 if their work is to be called in.
Award judging and will be by the sole guest judge.
Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award Exhibition on display at Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre for six weeks.
A list of artists and the titles of their selected works will be posted on the site (prior to opening).
The awards will be presented at the opening event.
All winners are encouraged to attend the prize-giving.
The major winner is especially encouraged to be present to receive their award.