‘Woman’s Work’ wins People’s Choice
Deb Shepherd’s towering and intricate thread hanging, ‘Woman’s Work #1’, narrowly beat Merit Award winner Lucy Dolan Kang’s hanging, ‘The beginning and the end’, in the Peoples’ Choice Award competition of the Parkin Drawing Prize this year by a single vote. Merit Award winner Emily Harris’ ‘Take It Away’ received the third highest vote from the 377 votes cast. Keep Reading
Congratulations to the 2023 winner of the Parkin Drawing Prize
Wellingtonian Connah Podmore has been announced the winner of the 2023 Parkin Drawing Prize and $25,000 - sponsored by Chris Parkin, arts patron, and philanthropist.
Connah’s work “Street light (the room where your brother was born)” in charcoal on lining paper, pasted on the wall, was chosen as the winner from 500 entries nationwide and 86 finalists at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts’ Academy Galleries on Tuesday 1 August. Read more.
Connah’s work “Street light (the room where your brother was born)”
Chris Parkin and Connah Podmore.