Akiko Diegel Wins 2011 Wallace Art Award

Akiko Diegel, 'Cure', 2011

Akiko Diegel has won the Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award for ‘Cure’, a work that consists of hundreds of tiny bulldog clips. Part of Diegel’s prize – presented by Mayor of Auckland Len Brown at the Wallace Arts Centre last night – is a six month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York.

Other winners included Matt Ellwood, Bronwynne Cornish and Philip Dadson.  They were selected by a panel of judges comprised of artists Philip Trusttum, Sara Hughes and Peter Gibson-Smith.

Akiko Diegel Wins 2011 Wallace Art Award

2 thoughts on “Akiko Diegel Wins 2011 Wallace Art Award

  1. It’s actually hundreds of bulldog clips and crocodile clips – an immensely intricate piece of work that must have taken a huge amount of time to create. You can go and check it out in the Wallace Virtual Gallery At the James Wallace Arts Trust website. Here you can see Akiko’s winning work together with the 19 previous winners of the James Wallace Art Awards.

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