Presented by Arts Whakatāne in association with Whakatāne Museum and Arts, this nationally-recognised art award will offer nine awards in 2016, including a $10,000 major award, Craigs Investment Partners Award of $2,500 and a $1000 Arts Whakatane special award.
The vision of the awards is to encourage the development of painting and drawing on a nation-wide level and reward artists who create outstanding works; securing it as one of New Zealand’s most sought-after and notable art prizes.
The following Floor Talks will take place at Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre.
January 30 (Sat) 2016 – 11am Floor Talk – Richard Fahey Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award in the gallery space
Richard Fahey – Judge of the Award
February 1st (Mon) 2016, 11am Floor Talk – Hamish Pettengell – Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space.
Hamish Pettengell Museum and Arts Team Leader
February 14 (Sun) 2016, 11am Floor Talk – Wayne Marriott Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space.
Wayne Marriott – Culture and Heritage Manager, TeRuanga o Ngati Awa and Creative NZ Arts Council Board member.
February 28 (Sun) 2016, 11am Floor Talk – Adrienne Ranson – Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space
Adrienne Ranson MFA – Artist / Tutor
30 of Janurary – 13 of March
Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award,
Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi, Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre,
Kakahoroa Drive, Whakatāne.