Lakes District Museum

Art Gallery - Autumn Festival Art Exhibition

Our annual Ray White Arrowtown Autumn Festival Art Exhibition has been a feature of Arrowtown’s Autumn Festival since 1985. This competition attracts the highest calibre of professional and amateur artists from around New Zealand.


2021 Award Winners were:

Ray White Premier Award:                                                     David John  'Madrigal'

Print Central Best Local Artist Award:                                     Ro Bradshaw  'Evening Flight'

Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival Young & Contemporary:    Bailey Halligan 'ffragmentof pugg'

Berry & Co. Applied Art Award:                                             Simon Williams 'Glendhu'

Millbrook Innovative Innovative Use of Materials:                   Jasmine Clark 'Microorganisms'

Lakes District Museum Ceramic Award:                                 Louise Parker 'Beautiful Virus Series'

Berry & Co Merit Awards:                                                     Jennifer Hay 'Bauhaus Autumn, necklace'

                                                                                         Jos Browning 'The Shining One' 

Arrowtown Gallery Merit Awards:                                         Caroline Bellamy 'Before Dusk, Wye Creek, Queenstown, NZ'  

                                                                                        Amandine Riera 'Salmon'                    

                                               

Station Cafe Lauder Public Choice Award:                         Graham Brinsley  'Arrow River Autumn'

 

Premier Painting Award winners include:

  • 2021 - Graham Brinsley, Arrowtown
  • 2019 - Jillian Porteous, Bendigo
  • 2018 - Maurice Middleditch, Bannockburn
  • 2017 - Laura Cahill
  • 2016 - Jasmine Middlebrook
  • 2015 - Jasmine Middlebrook
  • 2014 - Maurice Middleditch, Bannockburn
  • 2013 - Lorainne Higgens, Cromwell
  • 2012 - Liz Kempthorne, Clyde
  • 2012 - Gold 150 award section: Ben Ho, Queenstown 
  • 2011 – Rachel Hirabayshi 
  • 2010 – Wallace T. Keown