Arts Gold Awards 2019

 

APPLICATIONS FOR THE ARTS GOLD AWARDS 2019 HAVE NOW CLOSED. FINALISTS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED. WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THOSE ARTISTS WHO ENTERED.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2019 ARTS GOLD AWARD FINALISTS

The Arts Gold Awards Central Otago aims to seek and celebrate the finest artisans this country has to offer. The awards are open to all New Zealand citizens or permanent residents 18 years and over.

The Arts Gold Awards Opening & Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday 27th September, 5.30pm at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery in Alexandra. We are delighted to announce that the Hon Grant Roberston will be our guest speaker for the evening.

The Finalists Exhibition will be on show from Saturday 28th September - Friday 8th November, 10am - 4pm daily at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery.

The Judges Floor Talk will be held on Sunday the 29th September at 10.30am at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery. 

Judges for the 2019 Awards are renowned New Zealand contemporary artist Dick Frizzell and celebrated director of the Eastern Southland Gallery, Jim Geddes.

AWARDS CATEGORIES. 

$5000 Arts Gold Supreme Award.

$3000 Perseverance Estate, Central Otago Artist Award.

$2000 Otago Central Rail Trail Merit Award.

$2000 Centago Mining Merit Award.

$1000 Tall Poppy Real Estate Viewer's Choice Award.

For further information please email; enquiries@centralstories.com or phone; (03)448 6230 during office hours.

We would like to acknowledge the generous support of the 2019 Arts Gold Awards from the following:

Perseverance Estate, Centago Mining, Tall Poppy Real Estate, Otago Central Rail Trail, The Vincent Community Board, Pub Charity.

Central Otago Art Society, Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Central Otago Arts Trust, 4 Marketeers, New World, Henrys, Dunstan House, Three Miners, Ferris Road Brewery, Trail Journeys, Chatto Creek Tavern, Lauder School Bed and Breakfast, Lauder Hotel, Oturehua Railway Hotel, Wedderburn Cottages, Wedderburn Tavern, Maniototo Café, Waipiata Country Hotel, Tussock Lodge, Tap and Dough, Olivers, Shebikeshebikes, Central App.