2022 Show - 17th - 20th March 2022

Artist Applications open 1 Aug 2021


ChrisAward-winning journalist and talkback host, Chris Lynch, has been invited to judge the Hann Construction Celebrity Pick award! Chris selected Lynne Iggulden as his favourite artist and Lynne received a 5-panel artist pack for our 2022 exhibition! 

Chris announced the winner at The Christchurch Art Show's glamorous opening night event. Pictured below are Chris Lynch, Lynne Iggulden and Jake Hann.

Winsor & Newton Creative Artist Awards 2021

The Lawson's Dry Hills People's Choice Award 2021

The Lawson's Dry Hills People’s Choice award is a 5 panel Artist Pack for the winner.

 The ten most popular selling artists of 2020 returned to our 2021 show and presented us with a specially created artwork to represent them in the Lawson's Dry Hills people's Choice Award 2021.


The award winner for the Peoples Choice Award is voted in on the spirit of being the "people's choice" by The Christchurch Art Show audience, friends and supporters

Janine Whitelaw was the winner of this award with her magical work “Serene Beauty”. Janine was voted in by the Canterbury public by a huge majority. Congratulations Janine! Janine has won a 5 panel artist pack to exhibit with at the Christchurch Art Show 2021!