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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 enquiries@wallaceartstrust.org.nz

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