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Wired up – for art’s sake

Wired up – for art’s sake

New Zealanders with a bent for art have the chance to share the 2004 Fieldays No8 Wire Art Award $5000 cash prizes - and sculpt a creation for the annual competition.

Competition organisers are expecting to see designs submitted in many shapes, sizes and material combination, but comprising predominantly of the iconic No8 Wire.

Acting Te Awamutu Museum director Debra Kane said anyone can give it a go and bend some wire.

“And creativity is priceless which is why the competition is free to enter.”

The competition is open to artists, backyard creators, students and anyone who wants to give it a go, Ms Kane said.

“The creative nature of New Zealanders given a pair of pliers and some wire, a masterpiece is guaranteed in the making.”

First prize will take away $3000, second $1000, third $500 and the People’s Choice Award $500.

Fieldays No8 Wire National Art Award is run in conjunction with the Waipa Networks Rose and Cultural festival with the collection of entries on display at the Te Awamutu Museum starting in November.

Contact Te Awamutu Museum for entry forms on 07 871-4326 or visit www.fieldays.co.nz

Entries close 20 August 2004.

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