People's Choice Award for the 2021 Parkin Drawing Prize
Congratulations to Gareth Barlow, winner of the 2021 People's Choice Award for his work “The Resurrection of Kahungunu”.
Currently residing in Sydney, Gareth was born and grew up in the Hutt Valley. His art reflects the love of the culture he was surrounded by his entire life. Through family, friends, neighbours and teachers, he was encouraged to follow a journey of discovery and connection, a journey now expressed through his work.
To find out more about Gareth and his work visit https://www.gbarlow.com/
Congratulations to the 2021 winner of the Parkin Drawing Prize
Mark Braunias from Kawhia, Waikato has been announced the winner of the 2021 Parkin Drawing Prize.
Mark’s work ‘In search of the Saccharine Underground’, using ink and acrylic on industrial builders’ paper, was chosen as the winner from an impressive 563 entries nationwide and 80 finalists at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts’ Academy Galleries on Tuesday 3 August. Read more.
Congratulations to all artists who had work selected for finalists for this year’s Parkin Drawing Prize. The selection panel would like to pass on their thanks for your submissions, wishing you well for the future. On behalf of the Parkin Drawing Prize organisation and the NZ Academy of Fine Arts keep on drawing … we hope to see you submit to the Parkin Drawing Prize 2022.