You be the judge
The judges have had their say. Now it’s your turn.
Our judges, Denise L’Estrange Corbet, Boh Runga and Cory Mathis, have chosen 30 artworks out of 450 to be finalists in the IHC Art Awards 2013. From these 30 works, they will chose the top three winners next week.
In the meantime, you can vote for your favourite piece of art.
Vote on our facebook page and your pick might win the People’s Choice Award and $1000 for the artist.
You can vote until 2pm, on Friday 23 August.
The People’s Choice Award will be announced along with the others winners at the awards night at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on 29 August.
Congratulations to all the finalists – and thank you to everyone who entered.
Voting is easy
To vote, you will need a facebook account.
Go to the IHC facebook page at facebook.com/IHC.New.Zealand and click on People’s Choice Award.
You can only vote once on each facebook account.
About the IHC Art Awards
The competition is open to all New Zealanders with an intellectual disability, aged 13 or older.
Three judges from across the creative industries choose the top 30 artworks from three regional exhibitions.
1st place winner receives $5000
2nd place winner receives $2000
3rd place winner receives $1000
People’s Choice award of $1000 – the winner will be chosen through website voting.
The IHC Art Awards started in 2004 to showcase the talents of people with intellectual disabilities.
More than 440 artworks from around the country were entered in the IHC Art Awards in 2012. The artworks were judged by Denise L’Estrange-Corbet, of WORLD fashion, Wellington photographer Neil Pardington and Kim Pieters, painter of abstracts, from Dunedin.