Arts Gold Awards 2015

National Biennial Art Competition

  • $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 official 'Call for Entries' begins on April 15th 2015

The Central Otago District Arts Trust (CODAT) is pleased to inform visual artists currently residing in New Zealand to prepare their entries for the 3rd biennial Arts Gold Awards and Exhibition 2015. It will be held at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Alexandra from 16th October until 29th November 2015. Our official 'Call for Entries' begins on April 15th and will run for 5 months closing at 4pm Friday 18th September 2015. To be reminded of this, to join our mailing list. Entries are welcome from all artists so please share this news with people you know would be interested in entering. There is some fantastic prize money totalling $10,500 to be awarded as follows: Art Excellence Award- $5,000; Central Otago Artist Award - $3,000; Merit Prizes x 2 - $1,000 each and the Viewer’s Choice Award - $500.

These awards offer artists a fantastic opportunity to have their work judged by art experts and viewed by thousands of potential art buyers.

View photos of the opening night 2013