10 x 10 2017
Media Release: 4 September 2017 (for immediate release)
10 x 10 2017
Join us for a special event celebrating the 2017 Wallace Art Awards
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 6:30pm
The Wallace Art Awards are the longest standing and largest annual art awards in New Zealand, comprised of nine Awards, including five overseas residencies, and the prizes amounting to over $275,000 in value.
In celebration of this year’s Winners and Finalists, we would like to invite you to join us for a special evening event at the Pah Homestead on Tuesday, 10 October, from 6:30pm.
This special format Public Programme will be an interactive event: the 10 speakers will be paired and situated in the different rooms hosting the Winners and Travelling Finalists exhibition. The audience will be split into groups and move around the rooms, joining the speakers for an engaging conversation about their works, artistic practice and perception of the role of the Wallace Art Awards in New Zealand Aotearoa’s art world.
We are honoured to announce our fantastic panel of speakers:
Deborah Rundle, Winner – British School at Rome Residency Award
Rebecca Swan, Winner – Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award
Shannon Novak, Winner – Kaipara Wallace Arts Trust Award
Christina Read, Winner – First Runner Up Award
Matt Ellwood, Finalist
Teresa Lane, Finalist
Christian Nicolson, Finalist
Richard Maloy, Judge – Fulbright-Wallace and Wallace Art Awards
Tim Melville, Director of Tim Melville Gallery – represents Vermont Award winner Matt Arbuckle
Nicholas Butler, Curator and Collections Administrator – The James Wallace Arts Trust
The event will be accompanied by refreshments and finger food by Homestead Café.
Tickets are $10 per person, available from Eventbrite: goo.gl\/NbRJyj
The 26th Wallace Art Awards 2017 Exhibition Dates:
The Award Winners & Travelling Finalists exhibition Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre: 5 September – 12 November 207 Wallace Gallery Morrinsville: 29 November 2017 – 21 January 2018 (Opening: 2 December, 11am – 1pm) Academy Galleries Wellington: 19 February – 25 March 2018 The Salon des Refusés will be exhibited at the Pah Homestead from 5 September – 29 October 2017.
The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre 72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough, Auckland 09 639 2010 firstname.lastname@example.org