Pātaka Friends Art Awards 2019

23 Aug – 22 Sep 2019

See the annual art awards entries. The artists are local,  working or studying in Porirua, and the works are fresh - being produced in the last 12 months.

About the exhibition

In previous years we've had artists working in the areas of photography, ceramics, painting and sculpture have featured. We're looking forward to seeing what 2019 brings us.

Key dates

5th August: Deadline for registration/entry form.

22nd August: Opening and announcement of awards.

23rd August: Exhibition open to the public.

22nd September: Viewer’s Choice Award announcement.


Prizes for this year’s art awards include:

$1000 Open Award sponsored by The Smith Family
$750 Highly Commended Award sponsored by Tommy’s Real Estate Mana
$750 Jane Hyder Painting Award
$500 First Entry Award sponsored by Leina Isno
The Creativity and Promise Award: 6 month Level 4 Certificate Programme at The Learning Connexion
$500 Viewer’s Choice Award: Sponsored By the Friends of Pātaka