Waikato Society of Arts
Fostering creativity and growth of visual arts
Supporting local artists with learning facilities and providing resources and exhibition opportunities
Waikato Society of Arts is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to serving the art needs of the visual artist and art lovers at every stage of their development.
WSA works to enrich the community by supporting growth and development of the visual arts through classes, exhibitions, forums and fellowship.
WSA holds several exhibitions each year and we are especially proud of hosting the National Youth Art Award and the New Zealand Paint and Printmaking Award both attracting entries from all over New Zealand.
Become a Member and enjoy all the benefits of belonging to one of the oldest and largest Art Society in New Zealand!
New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2017
Now in its 17th year the
New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award or the NZPPA, as it is known, has a
proud history of presenting a well-rounded group exhibition that forms a part
of the Hamilton Arts Festival featuring artwork produced by many of New
Zealand’s top artists alongside the giving on a significant award.
After a successful opening on the 17 February, the exhibition is now open to the general public.
The Award Winner is Rose Meyer with her work Journey; from pen to print to paint
Merit Award winner is Heather Straka with Street Parade.
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The WSA Office, Art School and the Next Level Gallery are located on Level 1 of the ArtsPost Building, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand.
The Office is open:
Mon 8.30am to 4pm
Tue 8.30am to 4pm
Wed 8.30am to 4pm
Thu 8.30am to 4pm
Fri 8.30am to 4pm
After these hours, messages can be left on 07-839-4481. For Artschool email email@example.com, all other enquires email firstname.lastname@example.org