Sponsors & Grants

The Exhibition is funded mainly by sponsors and grant providers.  Art Hawke’s Bay is very grateful for their support, without which we could not hold the Exhibition.


Prize Sponsors

Thanks to the following prize sponsors for their generous support:

  • Mitre 10 Mega: Sponsors of the Best in Exhibition prize
  • BWR: Sponsors of the Brown Webb Richardson 2018 Art Hawke’s Bay Scholarship
  • J.W. Picture Framing and Art Gallery: Sponsors of the Special Mystery prize & The People’s Choice prize
  • Crasborn Brothers: Sponsors of Category prize
  • Talbot Electrical: Sponsors of Category prize
  • QMAC Systems: Sponsors of Category prize
  • Bryan Hutchison: Sponsors of Category prize
  • Brownwell Contractors: Sponsor of Category prize
  • Humanity Books & Fine Art Supplies: Sponsors of Category prize and of materials for the BWR Art Hawke's Bay Scholarship 2017
  • The New Zealand Artist Magazine: Sponsors of the Best of the Backroom prize
  • Muse Gallery: Offer to Best in Competition winner to exhibit for two weeks in Muse Gallery  
  • Ian & Diane Thompson: Art Hawke's Bay Founders bouquet to winner of Best in Competition

Grant Providers

Thanks also to the following Grant Providers for  their continued support:

  • First Light
  • Hastings District Council
  • Lion Foundation
  • Pub Charity Ltd.

Wine Sponsor

  • Craggy Range