Arts Gold Awards 2019




Applications for the 2019 Arts Gold Awards are open now.

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. Artists are invited to submit their best artwork to the esteemed selection panel for the highest level of exposure and recognition. Applications close at 10pm, Friday 1st August 2019. The Arts Gold Awards Exhibition Opening will be held on the 27th September 2019 at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery and the finalists exhibition will be on show from the 28th September - 8th November 2019.


$5000 Supreme Arts Gold Award.

$3000 Central Otago Artist Award for an artist who permanently reside within the Central Otago District Council or Queenstown Lakes District Council region.

2x  $2000 Highly Commended awards.

$1000 Peoples Choice award.



Click HERE for the Arts Gold Awards 2019 Terms and Conditions.

Click HERE for the Arts Gold Awards 2019 Entry Form.

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

Sponsors of the 2019 Arts Gold Awards will be announced shortly.