24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015
2015 Paramount Award Winner: Visesio Siasau, Tongan Tapa Cloth (2014), Tongan customary pigments and dye on bark cloth
The Judges for 2015 are Joyce Campbell,
Andrew Clifford, Ian Jervis, Andrew McLeod and Philip
Judges for the Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award are Bronwynne Cornish, Mark Fitz-Gerald, Richard Maloy and Steve Rood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.