21st Wallace Art Awards
Wallace Arts Trust Collection Area Mar 13th to May 5th
The 21st Annual Wallace Art Awards 2012, with prizes amounting to over $165,000, were presented by Rt Hon Sir Don McKinnon at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Monday 3 September 2012.
This year the Wallace Arts Trust received 502 entries from which 118 entries have been selected as finalists. 46 finalists have been chosen for the Award Winners & Travelling Finalists exhibition and the balance is represented in the Salon des Refusés.
The 2012 Awards were judged by three prominent Art Practitioners – Warwick Brown, Derrick Cherrie and Sam Mitchell. This year’s Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award judging panel was comprised of Scott Optican, Carole Shepheard, Peter Robinson and Warwick Brown.
THE 2012 WINNERS ARE
Shigeyuki Kihara The Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award Shigeyuki receives a 6 month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York, USA.
Steve Carr Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award Steve receives a 3 month residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in San Francisco, USA.
John Brown The Kaipara Foundation Wallace Arts Trust Award John receives a 3 month residency at the Altes Spital in Solothurn, Switzerland.
Katie Theunissen The Wallace Arts Trust Development Award Katie receives a 2 month residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Vermont, USA.
Karin Hofko Ist Runner-up Award Karin is awarded $2,000 cash.
Tessa Laird 2nd Runner-up Award Tessa is awarded $2,000 cash. Erica van Zon Jury Award