Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award
The annual Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award is a renowned competition challenging artists from across New Zealand to transform the iconic agricultural product, No.8 wire, into inspiring art.
Each year entrants are invited to utilise agricultural-based materials and No.8 wire to create sculptural artworks and compete for a prize pool worth nearly $10,000.
The award culminates in a month-long exhibition at Hamilton’s ArtsPost Galleries & Shop (22 April - 23 May 2022).
- Entry opens: Friday 14 January, 2022
- Entry closes: 1pm, Monday 14 March 2022
- Finalists notified: Week of 21 March 2022
- Winners announced/Award ceremony: 5.30pm, Thursday 21 April 2022
- Exhibition: Friday 22 April - Monday 23 May 2022
- First prize: $7,000
- Second prize: $1,000
- Third prize: $500
- President’s choice: $100 ArtsPost voucher
- People’s choice: $100 ArtsPost voucher