CONTEMPORARY ART CONTEMPORARY ART
CONTEMPORARY ART

The vision of the Wallace Arts Trust is to support, promote and expose New Zealand contemporary artists while providing the wider public with an inimitable cultural and historical resource of contemporary New Zealand art.

SHARING ART SHARING ART
SHARING ART

As well as running the arts centre, the Wallace Arts Trust loans out artworks to over 50 institutions ranging from schools to universities and hospitals, to expose as wide a range of audience to contemporary New Zealand art as possible.

WALLACE ARTS AWARDS WALLACE ARTS AWARDS
WALLACE ARTS AWARDS

These Awards are now the longest surviving and largest annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with a value amounting to over $195,000.

The Awards are given for contemporary New Zealand painting, sculpture, video, drawing and unique photography and print.

The Annual Wallace Art Awards

Applications for the 25th Annual Wallace Art Awards are now open. You can apply for the awards here

24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015 24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015
24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015

Visesio Siasau, Tongan Tapa Cloth (2014), Tongan customary pigments and dye on bark cloth

23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014
23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014

 Roger Mortimer, Otago Harbour (2014), acrylic ink on canvas, 600 x 650mm

22nd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2013 22nd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2013
22nd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2013

Jae Hoon Lee, The Dry Valley (2012), Digital photograph, 2080 x 950mm

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The Wallace Arts Trust Collection is an incomparable cultural and historical resource of contemporary New Zealand art ranging from 1931 to present day

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Numbering at over 7,000 artworks including paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, AV works and various other multimedia works.

The Collection grows exponentially with several hundred artworks being acquired every year from emerging artists and artists as they develop and mature.

Nothing is ever sold, as the purpose of the Collection is to act as a ‘diary’ covering many decades of art creation in New Zealand. Please read the copyright details to learn about the conditions of entry.

Wallace Foundation

foster, maintain, promote and advance the education of creative arts.

TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

An exciting cultural destination in Auckland.

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A living museum of modern New Zealand art.

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