Impressions National Art Awards 2018
The submission period has now closed and the works to be exhibited and judged have been selected.
The exhibition opening, and presentation of awards will take place at 3pm, Saturday 29 September. Artists, and their guests are invited to attend.
The exhibition will be open at the Mapua Community Hall from 9.30am – 4.30pm every day until Saturday 13 October.
2017 Award Results
Impressions Supreme Award: Sally Barron, "Violet II"
PANZ Nelson Bays Best Pastel: Vicki Jackson, "Solace"
Winsor & Newton Merit Award: Gavin Chai, "Falling Particles Under Light and Shadow"
Golden Artist Colour Merit Award: Rhonye Mcilroy, "Conflict,Capt.J.Cook Poverty Bay New Zealand 8 October 1769"
Daler Rowney Merit Award: Christine Wingels, "Maturation".
NBS Peoples Choice Award: Vicki Jackson, "Solace"
Impressions are proud to sponsor this national art award
open to all New Zealand residents
The 2017 Awards were organised and managed by the newly-formed Tasman Art Focus Group. This year’s organising panel was led by nationally recognised Ruby Coast artist printmaker, Graeme Stradling and supported by fellow artist Glenys Forbes. Lewis Della Bosca of Impressions also provided input into the group.
Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentations.