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Categories and call for entries

Visual Arts – Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media and 3D. Photography and General Awards.

FINE ARTS CATEGORY

PAINTING  DRAWING  MIXED MEDIA  AND 3D

Up to $10,000 in cash prizes

Fine arts

1.  PREMIUM AWARD $3000

Awarded to the best Visual Art Entry

Sponsored by
Ngā Waihua o Paerangi Trust

Fine arts

2.  LIFE STUDY AWARD  $600

Best 2D Portrait/Human Activity

Sponsored by Lilburn Transport

Fine arts

3.  Dot Barnes Award
OPEN AWARD $500 

For works in glass, flax, pottery, bone, metal and wood.

Sponsored by Dot Barnes

Fine arts

4.  REMARKABLE RUAEPHU. $500

Best 2D Work with Remarkable Feature of the Region

Sponsored by Raetihi-Ohakune Rotary Club

Fine Arts

5.  FIBRE ART
$300

Sponsored by
Lyon Electrical

Young 2D Award

6.  Paula Charlton Award 
YOUNG 2D AWARD
OPEN  $200 Awarded to Artist Aged 14—18 Years (incl)

Sponsored by Paula Charlton

Young 2D Award

7. Trish Smart Award
JUNIOR 2D ARTISTS AWARD OPEN $100 (TWO)

Awarded to Artist Aged 10-13 Years (incl)

Sponsored by Cecilia and Stuart Roke

Young 2D Award

8.  JUNIOR 2D ARTISTS AWARD OPEN $75 (TWO)

Awarded to Artists Age 5-9 (incl)

Sponsored by Raetihi Primary School 

3D Awards

9. 3D ARTIST AWARD. $200 sculpture, clay work, weird and wonderful

Size up to 1 Cubic Metre only

Sponsored by Mountain Electrical

3D Awards

10.  YOUNG 3D ARTIST AWARD  $200

Best 3D Artwork by Artist Age 18 years or Under—Any Medium

Entries are limited to 1 Cubic Metre

Sponsored by Jenny Dekker

General Photography

1.  GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY $1000 Photographer at large.

Sponsored by New World Ohakune

General Photography

2.  GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY  $600
The Art of Nature

Sponsored by Mitredale Boarding Kennels

General Photography

3.  NOVICE PHOTOGRAPHY $250

Open award for best photograph from a first-time entrant over 18

Sponsored by
Peggy Frew

General Photography

4.  YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHY. $250

Open award for best photograph from entrants aged 14-18

Sponsored by Cheal Consultants

General Photography

5.  JUNIOR PHOTOGRAPHY  $100

Open award for best photograph from entrants aged 5-13 (incl)

Sponsored by fotografie media

General
Photography

6. GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY
$500
Animals
Sponsored by WPI

Toi Māori and General Awards

This year we are happy to announce  the addition of two new awards Toi Māori sponsored by the Raetihi Marae

Toi Māori

Te Tohu Toi Māori Takirua - Māori arts award 2D $200

Sponsored by Raetihi Marae

Toi Māori

Te Tohu Toi Māori Takitoru - Māori arts award 3D $200

Sponsored by Raetihi Marae

General Awards

1.  BEST ENTRY FROM RUAPEHU- DISTRICT $500
For outstanding work by a Ruapehu District Resident. Open to Ruapehu residents in all categories

Sponsored by Ruapehu District Council

General Awards

2.  THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD  $200
Voted for by visitors to the WAA Exhibition

Sponsored by
The Ohakune Tavern

Garden Club Award

Two-dimensional for hanging. $250
The Joy of Gardening

Sponsored by Ohakune Raetihi Garden Club

VIDEO

 General Video
15 years and over My Rohe'
$500

Two to 5 minute clip
Format 1080P