2021 Parkin Drawing Prize: Call for Entries Entries for New Zealand’s most prestigious drawing competition, The Parkin Drawing Prize are now invited. The award, founded by arts patron Chris Parkin, carries a major cash prize of $25,000, and national recognition. From approximately 500 entries, a portfolio of around 80 works is chosen... Keep Reading
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The NZ Academy of Fine Arts and the Parkin Foundation are pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2021 Parkin Drawing Prize. Founded by arts patron, businessman and philanthropist Chris Parkin, the national drawing prize is now into its ninth year and has grown into a well-recognised competition not to be missed in the New Zealand arts scene.
The prestigious national prize is $25,000, as well as offering 10 highly commended prizes each worth $500.
Poppy Lekner has won the 2020 Parkin Drawing Prize and a $25,000 cash prize – sponsored by Chris Parkin, arts patron and philanthropist. Poppy’s work ‘Forward Slash’ was chosen as the winner from an impressive 482 entries nationwide and 76 finalists. Poppy says she is overwhelmed with the award. “I am truly blown away to be the... Keep Reading
Sheather a finalist in art award. WHAKATANE artist Lea-Anne Sheather has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 Parkin Drawing Prize, which attracts a major prize of $25,000. Sheather, a teacher at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Whakatane, said she was pleased to be a finalist in the art award. Read more Keep Reading