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The People Have Chosen

[FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] 20 February 2009

The People Have Chosen

ARTSPACE, The Physics Room and Enjoy Public Art Gallery and RVCA are pleased to announce the recipients of the People¹s Choice Award 2008/2009.

The award offered a chance for visitors to the Auckland and Christchurch exhibitions to have an active role in judging part of the competition by popular vote. This year two artists share the honour of the People¹s Choice Award; the exquisite drawings of Chloe Marsters and Casey Jane O¹Connell were chosen and as a result each will take home a $500 cash prize from RVCA, and $150 worth of credit with Gordon Harris. In addition the winning drawing will be published as a page work in Art News magazine.

With an open call for entries, the National Drawing Award creates an opportunity for a broad range of people to participate. Next stop for the National Drawing Award is Enjoy Gallery, Wellington!

Enjoy Public Art Gallery Exhibition dates: 21 February­14 March 2009 Opening Tonight: Friday 20 February 2009 RVCA is an international apparel brand that is engaged with music and art production at the core of its philosophy. ARTSPACE, The Physics Room and Enjoy Public Art Gallery receive major funding from Creative New Zealand

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