2017

 

The Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award Winner
Andy Leleisi’uao
Harmonic People (2017)
Acrylic on canvas, 1500 x 2400mm

The prize consists of a six-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York and a bronze trophy by Terry Stringer.

 

The British School at Rome Residency Award Winner
Deborah Rundle
Chorus (2016)
Mono warehouse speaker, audio (37 seconds loop), soundtrack: On Monday

The prize consists of a three-month residency at the British School at Rome in Rome, Italy.

 

Kaipara Foundation Wallace Arts Trust Award Winner
Shannon Novak
30 Nights on Queen Street (2017)
C-type print and acrylic on recycled promotional material, 1330 x 1280mm

The prize consists of a three-month residency at Altes Spital in Solothurn, Switzerland. 

 

Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award Winner
Rebecca Swan
I Am Here (2017)
Two channel video. Duration: 6 minutes. Video Rebecca Swan, audio Charlie Ha.

The prize consists of a three-month residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA, USA.

 

The Wallace Arts Trust Vermont Award Winner
Matt Arbuckle
Mining for Bitcoins (2017)
Oil on canvas, 1720 x 3400mm

The prize consists of a three-month residency at the Vermont Studio Center, USA.

 

First Runner-Up Award Winner
Christina Read
Here’s A Plan (2017)
Fabric, 1700 x 1180mm

The winner of this award receives a $2,500 cash prize.

 

Second Runner-Up Award Winner
Matthew Couper
The Chief Mourner and the Last Drops (2017)
Oil and collage on canvas, 1470 x 1165mm

The winner of this award receives a $2,500 cash prize.

 

Jury Award Winner
James Oram
rearrangement 5 (2017)
Granite on carved plasterboard, 790 x 610mm

The Jury Award is a non-monetary prize.