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24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015

2015 Paramount Award Winner: Visesio Siasau, Tongan Tapa Cloth (2014), Tongan customary pigments and dye on bark cloth

24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015

The Judges for 2015 are Joyce Campbell, Andrew Clifford, Ian Jervis, Andrew McLeod and Philip Trusttum.
Judges for the Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award are Bronwynne Cornish, Mark Fitz-Gerald, Richard Maloy and Steve Rood.

Visesio Siasau
The Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award Winner

Tongan Tapa Cloth, 2014, Tongan customary pigments and dye on bark cloth, 4040 x 18060mm

Visesio Siasu is the winner of the 2015 Paramount Award. The prize consists of a six-month residency with the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York; plus a bronze trophy by Terry Stringer.

Hugo Lindsay
The Wallace Arts Trust Kaipara Award Winner

strip club or massage parlour, 2015, graphite compound and spray paint on cotton on stretcher, 1100 x 1000mm

Hugo Lindsap is the winner of the Kaipara Foundation Wallace Trust Award. The prize consists of a three-month residency at the Altes Spital in Solothurn, Switzerland.

Phil Dadson
Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award Winner

OCTET, 2014, spun aluminium, stainless steel, 8 channel audio, 1200 x 650mm

Phil Dadson is the winner of the Fulbright-Wallace Arts Award. The prize consists of a three-month residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California USA.

Russ Flatt
The Wallace Arts Trust Vermont Award Winner

Outside Edge, 2015, photographic print, 1188 x 840mm

Russ Flatt is the winner of the Wallace Arts Trust Vermont Award. The prize consists of a three-month residency at the Vermont Studio Center in the United States.

Rose Meyer
First Runner Up

Posted Drawing Box (Wallace), 2015, ballpoint, paper, cardboard box, postal system (drawing device: wheels, wood, pen cartridge), 610 x 460 x 150mm

Rose Meyer is awarded $2,500.

Virginia Were
Second Runner Up

Human Zoo, Bondi Icebergs, Sydney, 2015, framed colour photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive paper, 620 x 830mm

Virginia Were is awarded $2,500.

Andrea du Chatenier
Jury Award

Lucky Man, 2015, clay, steel, pin-striped suiting, 2100 x 700 x 500mm

This prize is non-monetary.

The People’s Choice Award

Will be awarded $750.

This award will be presented after the Award Winners & Traveling Finalists Exhibition concludes at Pataka Art + Museum and Wallace Gallery Morrinsville.

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