The Hawke’s Bay Art Review 2021

Selected Biennial Exhibition

Date: Nov 20 – Dec 8Space: CAN

The 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review will now be on display to the public at CAN from Saturday 20 November – 8 December 2021.

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017.

2021 Hawkes Bay Art Review Selected Artists:

Kay Bazzard

Andrea Beech

Wellesley Binding

Danny Blackman

Kevin Blake

Valerie Brimeau

Linda Bruce

Maelyn Charlton

Laura Crespi

Diane Crompton

Max Crossan

David Dawn

Julienne Dickey

Jani Dixon – Mam of Aotearoa

Sheryl Eustace

Roybn Fleet

Jenni Foster

Marion Griffiths

Ian Harlen

Raewyn Harris

Loek Hasselman

Christine Heaney

Sandra Howlett

Jason Johnstone

Michele Jung

Donna Keeley

Jill Kennett

Helen Kerridge

Chris Kilgour – Basgetti

Sue King

Justin Kite

Jackie Krzyzewski

Isobel Loughran

Susan Mabin

Mark Matabilas

Russell Mayne

Judith Milner

Averil Mucalo

Natacha Riou

Ken Sando

Jil of Aotearoa

Mark Simpson

Karen Sole

John Staniford

Graham Stitchbury

Rosalie Thompson

Debra Thompson

Brent Treacher

Alexandra Tylee

Patrick Tyman

Olivia Watts

Diane Wilkie

Bernie Winkels

Sharon Wrigle

Submissions were invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design, textiles and ceramics from artists throughout New Zealand, who have close connections to Hawke’s Bay. All the galleries at Creative Arts Napier will be dedicated to displaying 61 selected works, from a total of 174 entries.

CAN is delighted that Tyson Campbell kindly agreed to be the guest selector for the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review.

At the Gala Opening on Friday 19th November, our Guest Selector and Curator Tyson Campbell will award the Gordon Harris/Team Coldicutt Premier Award of $2000 plus six Highly Commended Awards of $200 each.

The Gala opening is a private event and entry is strictly limited. This is due to the social distancing restrictions and the numbers that CAN is able to accommodate. All selected artists have been allocated two complimentary tickets. The exhibition can be viewed in its entirety from Saturday 20 November, and Tyson will be presenting a Selector’s Talk at 11am. Entry is free.

About the Guest Selector:

For the past three years Tyson has worked as an artist, writer, community facilitator and independent curator based in Naarm Melbourne and Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Over the last two years, through his involvement with Blak Dot gallery, TCB art inc, and Artspace Aotearoa, Tyson developed an emerging curatorial practice that centres on contemporary Indigenous artistic practices.

‘I have taken the initiative to elevate world-Indigenous kinship ties from the position of being Māori: Critical Indigenous studies is at the core of what I do. As an active and engaged member of cross- cultural discourse that emerges between the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand contexts, I believe my perspective, and lived-experience have a relationship to all disciplines of knowledge that enact themselves on colonised territories.’

Tyson’s current work focuses on Indigenous strategies toward shifting institutional structures and how culturally grounded and communitarian ways of knowing – conversational, celebratory, and respectful kanohi-kitea – can initiate change within such settings.

Tyson is currently working at Artspace Aotearoa in Auckland.

Key Dates:

  • Delivery date for selected work: from 13th -17th of November,  last Courier & hand delivery of selected works to CAN by 4pm on 17th Nov. No late deliveries accepted.
  • Friday 19th November, 5-7pm Private Gala Opening Celebration
  • Thursday 8th December Exhibition Closes.
  • From Thurs 8th December Collection and return of unsold works – from 12pm on Thursday, or 10am – 4pm on Friday 9th December.

This year’s Hawke’s Bay Art Review has been made possible by very generous supporters. A big thank you to Gordon Harris, Team Coldicutt of Harcourts, Picture This Framing, Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Humanity Books, Bay Canon, The Blue Wall and the Hawke’s Bay Inkers for sponsoring the Awards.

Thanks also to Rothbury Insurance Brokers, Pub Charity Ltd and Crab Farm Winery for additional sponsorship of the event. We appreciate your support.

Terms and Conditions

  • HBAR 2021 was made open to any artist residing in New Zealand with links to Hawke’s Bay.
  • The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  • Work must be original, and created solely by the artist.
  • Digital reproductions of original work will not be accepted.
  • Work must not have been exhibited before in Hawke’s Bay, or received a previous award.
  • Work completed before January 2020 will not be accepted.
  • All work must be clearly labelled when delivered, with installation instructions if applicable.
  • If hand delivered, selected work must be unpacked at CAN by the artist and packaging taken
  • Selected art work will be accepted at CAN on the specified delivery dates only. No late deliveries accepted.
  • CAN will not be responsible for any loss or damage. Insurance of your work is your responsibility.
  • All work must be for sale.
  • 30% commission will be deducted from the retail price set by the artist on the application form and label.
  • Work must not exceed maximum measurements of 1.5m x 1.5m x 1.5m and max weight of 20kg.
  • Maximum 3 entries per artist. Entry fees to be paid on submission and are non-refundable.
  • Separate application form and $30 entry fee to be completed and paid for each entry.
  • All selected work must be professionally presented for display: frames or canvases to be strung and fixed with 2 x large D rings on reverse. Unframed 2D works on paper will not be accepted.
  • Photography of your work is allowed during the exhibition and may be used for publicity purposes.
  • Unsold work not collected, by Saturday 10th December will incur a storage fee.
  • Unsold work not collected by Saturday 10th December will be deemed the property of CAN, to be disposed of at its discretion
  • Unsold work to be returned by courier will only be sent once CAN has received payment – deposited into CAN’s bank account online, or via a prepaid courier label.


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