Wellington philanthropist Chris Parkin's $1 million contribution to national music centre fundraising - NZ Herald
Chris Parkin said Wellington had done so much for him, and he wants to give back.
Johnsonville artist wins drawing award By Glenise Dreaver Caroline McQuarrie of Johnsonville is one of ten artists awarded a highly commended in the 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize announced on Monday night. A lecturer in photography at the Wellington campus of Massey University School of Arts, Caroline heard about the result at a ga... Keep Reading
Michael Dell from Nelson has been announced the winner of the 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize and a $20,000 cash prize – sponsored by Chris Parkin, arts patron and philanthropist. Michael’s work ‘Every Valley’ measuring 1.9 metres by 1.4 metres, a charcoal drawing on a prepared canvas stretcher, was chosen as the winner. Keep Reading
Five Christchurch Artists are finalist for 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize Awards. Among the finalist this year are Ōtautahi Christchurch artists: Blair Chamberlain, Lucy Dolan Kang, Donna-Marie Patterson, Michael Springer and Greg Yee. The winner of the $20,000 prize will be selected and announced 5 August by John Gow from Gow Langsford Gallery. Keep Reading
Blenheim woman, Wendy Murphy, not only loves pondering the meaning of human existence; she is also passionate about creating images that explore it. The Marlborough Girls’ College art teacher has recently been shortlisted as a finalist for national drawing competition, the Parkin Drawing Prize. Keep Reading
Finalists announced for 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize A toilet and sink, no.8 wire, an oak table and recycled nylons are just some of the interesting works shortlisted in the 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize. The competition attracted an impressive 472 entries, of which 78 have been selected for the short-list. Keep Reading
Entries for the 2019 Parkin Drawing Prize are now invited. Artists are now encouraged to prepare for this year’s prestigious competition, which attracts a major cash prize of $20,000 and national recognition. Keep Reading