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Art will be everywhere you look at ARTwaikino

Art will be everywhere you look at ARTwaikino

Posted August 29, 2019
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ARTwaikino, the popular annual art exhibition is on again at the Victoria Hall on SH2 in Waikino this Labour Weekend.

There’s always new exciting artwork to admire or purchase at ARTwaikino. It’s the place to buy good original art to suit any budget.

There are five categories, art, handcraft, photography - other, photography - people and sculpture, which is on display at The Falls Retreat by Owharoa Falls.

Artists enter from all around the region and this year the supreme winner is awarded a prize of $750 sponsored by OceanaGold and first place in the art and handcraft sections attracts a prize of $300. The photography sections win $200 for first place and the sculpture section winner receives a $150 Falls Retreat Bistro Meal Voucher. All categories award $100 each for the runner up prize.

The exhibition starts with a Wine and Cheese evening on Friday, October 25 at 6.30pm, then ARTwaikino is open to the public over Labour Weekend, Saturday, October 26 to Monday October 28 from 10am to 4pm.

The entry fee is a gold coin donation and the proceeds go to the upkeep of the community hall.

Entry forms for the exhibition must be received by Saturday October 19th. Entry forms are available at Gold FM and can be downloaded from our website.

Gold FM is pleased to continue our sponsorship again this year.