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Lysaght Watt Trust Art Award 2021

Job details

Lysaght Watt Gallery
31 Mar 2021
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies, Call for entries, Expressions of interest
Work classification
Visual Arts


Entries for the 2021 Lysaght Watt Trust Award are now open.  With a major prize of $3000 (sponsored by the Lysaght Watt Trust) as well as individual prize categories including 2D, 3D, Local Artist and a People's Choice Award, this competition has gained momentum since it's inaugural Award night in 2013.  Entries close on Wednesday 31 March 2021.  

The Exhibition is open from Monday 24 May until Saturday 19 June and will be open to the public at the Lysaght Watt Gallery, 4-6 Union Street, Hāwera, South Taranaki.  Judging of works will be conducted on Saturday 22 May by Paul Brobbel, the Len Lye Curator and Acting Exhibitions and Collections Lead at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth.  The results will be announced at the opening of the exhibition , in the Gallery later that evening. 

The  Lysaght Watt Trust Award competition is open to all visual artistic disciplines from artists residing in New Zealand. We look forward to your participation and welcome enquiries via our website, to the email address or via our facebook page.  


How to apply

We are a community gallery and run entirely by volunteers.  A non-refundable entry fee of $40 applies.

Entry forms and conditions of entry are available on our website at

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Lysaght Watt Gallery

16 Feb 2021