19 Jun 2013
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Nominations can be made by members of the public and artists can also nominate themselves in the relevant category.
The annual awards were established in 1996 and offer the public a chance to acknowledge artists who best characterise the richness and diversity of high-quality Pacific art in this country. Artists can be emerging or established, and practice either heritage or contemporary artforms.
Creative New Zealand is introducing a new award category this year – the Special Recognition Award – worth $5,000. This award recognises an individual whose work, influence and commitment have raised the standards, expectations and reputation of Pacific art and artists.
The Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2013 are:
The closing date for nominations is 5pm, Friday 19 July 2013. Nomination guidelines and forms can be downloaded directly from www.creativenz.govt.nz/artspasifikaawards.
An awards ceremony will be held in November 2013 in Wellington.
The recipients of the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2012 were:
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