Congratulations to our 2015 winners! 

This year we're doing something a little different with the awards we have on offer.  Watch this space ...

Nelson City Framers Paramount Art Award

Award winner received $2000

This year's Paramount Award was proudly presented by the Nelson City Framers.  All artists selected for  Art Expo Nelson 2015 were eligible to enter this award.  Fourteen finalists were chosen and their  selected artworks displayed together at Art Expo Nelson.  Final judging revealed the winner to be 'Spinning Sand Into Gold' by Anthony Genet of Flame Daisy Glass Design.
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Sprig & Fern People's Choice Beer label 

$1000 prize money and the winning artwork on the label of a popular Sprig & Fern beer rigger

Alice Reade was the 2015 winner.  Alice is a young Nelson artist with a bright future.  This was the first year she entered the award and exhibited at Art Expo Nelson.

Crowe Horwath Business Art Award

Business Art Award - win $500

Again this year Crowe Horwath sponsored the Business Art award.  The ethos of the award is "a piece most suited to a business environment".  This award was won by MELBOURN, Melanie Bourn.  A Nelson artist and first time entrant of Art Expo Nelson.
L to R: Dick Frizzell, MELBOURN (winner) & Susan Schuler

L to R: Dick Frizzell, MELBOURN (winner) & Susan Schuler