Lake House Arts presents a vibrant and engaging exhibition program profiling artists and groups that are both nationally and locally recognized as well as community based and local artistic talents. Our exhibition program strives to represent a wide range of visual art mediums, including historical and multi-cultural themes with links to a selection of regional and local, arts and cultural events. The exhibition program is accompanied by a range of public programes including artist’s talks, exhibition tours and art workshops for adults and children.
Lake House Arts has several exhibition spaces: The Becroft Gallery, The Cafe Gallery, The Tindall Room, the Art Capsule, Pop up Studio, the upstairs Harcourts Heritage Homes and buildings exhibition hallway. We also collaborate with a network with external organizations and businesses to provide a a wider exhibition opportunity to our members and artists, these include Spenser on Byron and the Pump House Theater.
Sunday 28 October 2018 - Saturday 24 November 2018
ABOUT THIS YEARS AWARDS
Welcome to the Riley Consultants Members Merit Awards & Exhibition 2018.
This exhibition is exclusively for current Members of Lake House Arts Centre and Trust. This is a showcase of the best artworks produced by Members of Lake House Arts in 2018.
For the awards this year there will be one section for the Awards open to submission from artists who are current members of Lake House Arts who make art in the following visual art form genres-
- PRINT MAKING
- SCULPTURE (INCLUDES CARVING)
- MIXED MEDIA
- DESIGN ART (INCLUDING COMPUTER DESIGN ART)
- VIDEO ART
- VIRTUAL REALITY ART
This year the winning entry will receive a $2000 cash prize and prize pack valued at $500. Total Value - $2500.00. There will be 2 runner up prize packs valued at $250.
The 2018 Members Merit Awards & Exhibition is proudly sponsored by Lake House Arts Corporate Member Riley Consultants.
The Members Merit Awards Judging Panel consists of 3 judges (2 independent and Lake House Arts Judge) who will independently score each entry. Judges will not confer in the scoring of artwork. Top score wins. Any ties for top score will be subject to a further round of scoring by a designated Lake House Trustee to determine the winner. Only one top prize will be awarded. Additional runner up and merit prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel and management.
Merit Certificates may be awarded to Artists for artworks submitted in each artform genre, at the discretion of the Judges and Management.
Tuesday 27 November 2018 - Thursday 24 January 2019 - 15:30
Last year Lake House Shop took over the gallery in the run-up to Christmas and it was a big success. This year we are planning to do it all again but with a focus on celebrating New Zealand.
New Zealand is known internationally as a breathtaking holiday destination with more tourists flocking to our shores each year. Aotearoa is also home to a vibrant creative community making high quality and uniquely New Zealand products.
Lake House is bringing together a collection of New Zealand inspired products from a curated group of artists, designers, and makers, living and working around the country. Our pop-up shop will offer you the chance to take home a special treat for yourself or find the perfect gift for a loved one.
The Pop-Up Shop will be held in the Becroft Gallery at the heart of Lake House, 37 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna.
Dates to Remember:
Please join us for our VIP opening on Thursday 29 November 6pm- 8pm. We will provide light refreshments and good company.
Thursday 6 December, Thursday 13 December, and Thursday 20 December Late night shop until 7pm
Tuesday 27 November - Thursday 24 January
Tuesday 27 November 2018 - Thursday 24 January 2019
The Small Works Exhibition is the final group show before Christmas, all the art will be A4 or smaller in size and no works cost more than $200, making it the ideal place to pick up a gift for your arty friends or loved ones! This show features artists of all ages and mediums.
If you would like to include work in this exhibition you can download a form here or pick up a form at Lake House.
Guidelines for artwork submission
The maximum size of the artwork can be no bigger than A4 (including frame).
The maximum cost of each work can be no greater than $200.
Artists can submit no more than 3 pieces of work.
Work will only be excepted if the artwork(s) is/are delivered with the signed terms and conditions and labels provided in the form.
Delivery of artwork 9.30am - 3.30pm 19th November - 23rd November.
Exhibition runs: Tuesday 27 November - Thursday 24 January.
37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622
Phone: 09 486 4877
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm
Not open on weekends.
Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm,
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2pm
Tuesday - Friday Open from 8am - 4pm
Saturday & Monday Open from 8:30am - 3pm
Mondays are coffee and counter food only.