Emerging Artist Award - LISTEN
Registration closes Monday 2 Sep 4.00pm
Open to ALL Media
Opening night Friday 13 Sep 6 – 7.30pm
On display daily, 10 am – 4 pm
Entry fee $20 (non-member), $15 (member) per entry
Entries are now open to all emerging artists across all media types.
The work of 10 deserving finalists will be exhibited in The Upstairs Gallery, and 3 will be
First Prize $2000
People’s Choice $500
To continue to show how art is closely aligned with the artists’ mental health and also of
those who view it we have a new theme, LISTEN.
Our aim is to continue to focus on mental health, and we hope to again provoke discussion
and reduce the stigma which sadly still prevails. This year’s awards also coincide with
Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 23 – 29 September.
Use your creativity to showcase how we can truly LISTEN and support those with mental
Let your imagination run wild by submitting a work of art that cultivates listening and
understanding, helps people become more aware of their own emotions and more
receptive to the emotions of others.
How to apply
Entry forms available on Level 1, The Upstairs Gallery, 418 Titirangi Road or email