Bernina NZ Award recipient:
"3000 metres of thought" by Christine Wingels
The Debbie Cooper Real Estate Award Recipient: "Connie's Quilt" by Meg Latham.
The Dame Suzie Moncreiff Award Recipient:
" To the Plastic Gods" by Maggy Johnston.
The Creative Journeys Award Recipient:
"M107" by Lane Hawkins.
Changing Threads Contemporary New Zealand Fibre Art Awards 2018.
Showcasing Contemporary New Zealand Fibre & Textile Arts at the Refinery ArtSpace, Nelson. 2nd – 24th March 2018.
Catalogues of the 2018 Showcase are now available at $10 + $2 p&p. Contact us to order.
‘Encouraging fibre & textile artists to produce creations which challenge the public perceptions of work that is traditionally associated with fibre and textile practice’
ACN thank all entrants to the 2018 event.
We congratulate those artists selected for this years showcase, their contribution has enabled a stunning exhibition and a quality snapshot of contemporary NZ fibre arts practice.
Recipients of the 2018 Awards:
The Bernina Award for the ‘most creative entry using a sewing machine'. Cash Prize of $2,000. Award Recipient: "3000 metres of thought" by Christine Wingels
Highly Commended entrants: Rowena Lukomska & Chris Tait.
The Debbie Cooper Real Estate Award - for a work of creative excellence. Cash prize of $1,000.00.
Award Recipient: "Connie's Quilt" by Meg Latham.
Highly Commended entrants: Amy Baker & Jui-Ping Chan
The Dame Suzie Moncreiff Award
- For a work which captures the spirit of the show. Cash Prize $200
Award recipient: "To the plastic gods" by Maggy Johnston.
Highly Commended entrants: Larisse Hall, Donna Allfrey and Chrissie Cleary
The Creative Journeys Award
- For the ‘most creative entry with a contemporary twist on a traditional technique’. Cash Prize $300.
Award recipient: "M107" by Lane Hawkins
Highly Commended entrant: Philippa Doyle.
The MMP People’s Choice Award
To be decided by Public Vote during the exhibition.
Winner to be announced 27th March.
2018 Major Award Sponsor
Other 2018 Award Sponsors include:
ACN also thanks our much valued support sponsors: