Awards for Sculpture Timeline for Finalists 2023


Please take note of the dates – when things are due. You must be able to work to these dates if you wish for your artwork to be a finalist.

March 6Selected finalists to confirm their participation by this date.
They will receive full instructions and resources to help them prepare for the awards exhibition 1-3 June 2023
May 29Deliver artworks to TSB Arena, Wellington
May 30Sculptures that are delicate or require assembly are to be delivered and installed by artists
May 31Judging
June 1Winners announced at a private function at the TSB Arena Wellington
June 1 – 3R.T Nelson Awards for Sculpture exhibition at the TSB Arena, Wellington, hosted by the NZ Art Show
June 4Exhibition closed to public and uninstalled. Sculptures that are delicate or require disassembly are to be uninstalled by artists
June 5Artists may collect unsold artwork in person from TSB Arena – 10am
June 6Unsold artworks couriered to artists from TSB Arena venue
NB: The morning of June 6th is the last day for all unsold artworks to be collected
July 20Artists who have sold artworks will be paid by this date