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Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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ZAFAA18

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

DATES & TIMES

Entries open | 1 August- 12 November

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Entries are now open to the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award 2018. This award presented by The Zonta Club of Ashburton in partnership with the Ashburton Art Gallery is open to emerging and mid-career female artists based in Canterbury. The award seeks to raise the status of female visual artists working in the wider Canterbury area and acknowledges excellence in emerging and mid-career female artists as well as providing a platform for female youth.

The ZAFAA 2018 premier award recipient will win a cash prize along with a special opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the Gallery in the following year. This opprtunity to create a new body of work for a fully curated and professionally installed exhibition will be greatly valuable to the recipents artistic careers.

The awards will also have a separate Young Generation category open to female artists between the ages of 16 and 20. This award will acknowledge the creative youth in Canterbury with a cash prize.

Zonta International strives to empower women worldwide by improving the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at global and local levels through service and advocacy. This exhibition reflects Zonta’s vision by recognising the artistic accomplishments of women who are actively contributing to and shaping our art scene and creating a bold and diverse future for the arts in Canterbury.

Terms and conditions and an entry form for ZAFAA18 can be downloaded below

ZAFAA TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY_2018

Entries are now closed.

 

DATES & TIMES

Entries open | 1 August- 12 November

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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