Anita on the way to the event.
Sir James Wallace is here giving his speech alongside Len Brown the Mayor of Auckland. John Banks the ex Mayor also attended and the awards were judged by Philip Trusttum, Sara Hughes and Peter Gibson-Smith.
The paramount winner was Akiko Diegel. A detail of her work here shows a perspex box full of aspirin packets moulded into paper clip forms.
Some of the winners on the podium pose for a photo opportunity. The other winners were
Brydee Rood (Mull Ballon Wolke Kanal Projekt).
Matt Ellwood (Unconditional Love).
Bronwynne Cornish (Between a Rock and Hard Place).
Emil McAvoy (Helen).
Anita Levering (False Flat 6 Sap Green on Paynes Grey).
Philip Dadson (Headstamps II: Homage to the Silk Road).
'Skateboarder' oil on board 81 x 123 cm
My entry, 'Skateboarder' is in the Salon des Refuses located in the Long Gallery and it is being acquired by the Wallace Arts Trust.