The winner of the $10,000 Winesale.co.nz Wine Label Art Award 2011 is Auckland artist Belinda Griffiths. The Award was announced last night at the 2011 New Zealand Art Show’s Gala Evening attended by over 1,200 people.
Yesterday, Winesale.co.nz representatives viewed some 3,000 artworks by 675 artists before choosing to award this year’s Wine Label Art Award to Belinda for her painting ‘Breathe’.
Belinda has exhibited previously at the New Zealand Art Show and at the Seed Gallery in Newmarket.She works primarily in acrylic on canvas and hand pulled monoprints. Her works concentrate largely on the expressive qualities of mark-making and the conveying of emotion through the human form.
The Winesale.co.nz Wine Label Award is open to any artist whose work is selected for exhibition at the New Zealand Art Show.