Oct. 14 - Nov. 14, 2011
Waiheke Art Gallery. 2 Korora Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland
The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award sponsored by Walker and Hall in association with Kennedy Point Vineyard and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery attracts around 90 entries each year from all parts of New Zealand.
Whitecliffe Alumni Leslie Falls, Akiko Diegel, Virginia Leonard, Michaela Cox, and Melanie Deacon current Year 4 BFA degree student have been selected as finalists. The winner of this award will receive a cash prize of $5000 provided by sponsor Walker & Hall.
A Merit Award of $1000 is also presented in the name of Zinni Douglas, the gallery's first chairperson.
Prize winners will be announced at 5 p.m. on Saturday October 15.