Easter Show art awards on
New Zealand’s largest open art competition has kicked off and is calling for creative flair.
The Royal Easter Show Art Awards is seeking artists of all ages and skill levels to enter work that will be on display during the show, which runs from April 1 to 5 at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane.
Sections include painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, pottery, glass and woodcraft, as well as the recent addition of painting and ceramic sections for youth 10 to 18 years and wearable glass.
The competition theme is Reflections of New Zealand, which encompasses all things that make our country unique.
Most artworks will be for sale and a prize pool of more than $40,000 is up for grabs.
Entries close 5pm on February 26, visit www.royaleastershow.co.nz for more details or ring Gaylene Ashton on 623-7697.