Arts Gold Awards 2015

National Biennial Art Awards

  • $5,000 CENTRAL LAKES TRUST ART EXCELLENCE AWARD
  • $2,000 Central Otago News CENTRAL OTAGO ARTIST
  • $1,000 ALEXANDRA COMMUNITY ARTS VIEWERS CHOICE

The Arts Gold Awards 2015 winners are:

$5000 Art Excellence Award 2015 - Elton Irving

$3000 Central Otago Artist Awards - Eric Schusser

$1000 Merit Award - Justin Spiers

$1000 Merit Award - Brent Hollow

The Arts Gold exhibition is open to the public and entry is free. It is on until 29 November so come along to the Russell Henderson Art Gallery in Alexandra to see this wonderful display of the 50 finalists' work.

Vote for your favourite artist’s work to go into the draw to win 6 bottles of delicious Central Otago wine. By voting you are helping your artist win the $500 Viewer’s Choice Award. If you can't make the exhibition you can vote for the Viewer’s Choice online and be in the draw to win the wine also. The winner of the Viewer’s Choice Award and the yummy wine will be notified via our facebook page on Thurs 5 Dec.

Check out our Facebook page for Central Otago Arts and if you 'like' our page you also go into the draw to win the wine. There are some great photos on our facebook page of the opening night.