Wallace art award winners exhibit at Pataka
WOMEN HAVE taken out two of the top four prizes in the prestigious Wallace Art Awards, and their work will be part of an exhibition at Pataka Museum this weekend.
Shigeyuki Kihara won the paramount award for her DVD, Waves of Fire.
Katie Theunissen won the development award for her oil painting, Entanglement. The annual Wallace art awards have been running for 21 years, to encourage and develop contemporary visual arts in New Zealand.
The four major winners will be provided with challenging and broadening experiences through residencies at top international institutions.