The finalists in the National Contemporary Art Award 2013 have been announced with a number of familiar Whitecliffe names on the list. Faculty member Christina Read, MFA Alumni Denise Batchelor and Gabrielle Amodeo, and BFA Alumnus Yoon Tae Kim have made the list of finalists. Judge Jon Bywater recently selected 37 finalists from a pool of over 200 entries. The award is sponsored by Waikato Society of Arts and will be held at the Waikato Museum. The 37 finalists’ work will make up the award exhibition that will be open 17th August, with the winner announced at a ceremony on 16th August. The overall winner will receive $15,000.
Yoon Tae Kim, Riders by Lee in the newspaper