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No.8 Wire Art Winners Announced

12 November 2004

No.8 Wire Art Winners Announced

The Fieldays® No.8 Wire National Art Award winners were announced at the Exhibition Opening at the Waipa District Council Buildings on Wednesday night.

Cambridge artist David Pronger took away the first place prize of $3000 for his sculpture entry ‘Tectorum’, an elegant full sized bamboo inspired screen.

The Te Awamutu Museum received 25 entries from around the North Island. Sculptures from 15 semi-finalists make up the final exhibition and can be viewed at the Te Awamutu Museum until 20 January 2005.

NZ National Fieldays Society Chairman, Gary Kerkin said “This year's artists have introduced a mix of art and designs that range from the intricate to astonishing simplicity. The three winners portrayed simplicity and beauty of form reflecting our history and culture."

Irene Wilcox of Waihi won the $1000 second prize for ‘The Old Kete’, a wire kete with mussel shells. $500 was awarded to F.M Stevenson of Te Awamutu for her third place winning piece called ‘Herons’.

The Peoples Choice Award will be announced at the end of the exhibition, worth $500.

The Fieldays No 8 Wire National Art Award is presented in associated with the Te Awamutu Rose and Cultural Festival.


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