Whitecliffe faculty, students and alumni are selected as finalists for the Wallace Art Awards. In total, 371 submissions were received, 88 were selected as finalists. The judging panel includes distinguished artists and arts professionals Andrew Clifford, Georgina Ralston, Philip Trusttum, Richard Maloy and Sam Mitchell.
Faculty: Matt Dowman, John Horner (former faculty), Noel Ivanoff, Christina Read, Glen Snow, Jill Sorensen, Henry Symonds
BFA alumni: Claudia Dunes
MFA student: Sam Dollimore
MFA alumni: Margaret Johnston, Virginia Leonard, Akky Van der Velde, Jane Zusters
Sir James Wallace established the awards more than twenty years ago to support and expand the visual arts in New Zealand and reward artists creating exceptional work.
You can read the full list of finalists here.