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Special Events


NZAFA Gala Auction – 2021


Preview Season: 23 April – 14 May 2021
Gala Auction : Friday 14 May 5 - 8 pm

We’re very excited to let you know about 300 for 2021.

Academy and nationally invited guest artists have been asked to donate a work for the Gala Auction to support the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts.  We’ve had a great response from the artists with some wonderful works very generously donated for this fundraiser.  A big thank you to all the artists who have supported this initiative.

Gala Auction – tickets on sale.

You are invited to the Academy’s Gala Auction 300 – on Friday 14 May from 5pm to 8pm at the galleries. 

All works will be for sale on the night with a reserve of $150 and bidding in increments of $25

Enjoy an evening of art, mix and mingle with fellow Academy supporters, and bid on one or many of the wonderful works.  You must have a ticket to be able to bid.

Get your tickets now
All tickets to the Gala Auction, which includes light refreshments, are $25 each. 
To order your ticket drop in to the gallery, email or phone 04 499 8807 (select option 1). 

Thanks in anticipation for your support.

You can view the generously donated works in the online gallery below.


Photo Gallery

Check out some of the works that were generously donated in the photo gallery below. All works are 300 x 300mm unless otherwise stated.


300 -2021

Vivian Manthel-French, Evening Colours IMG_6106 Libby Kemp, Split Apple Rock.jpg IMG_6104 Judith Royal , Bus Stop and the wind isn't blowing IMG_6112 Ellen Hodgetts, Transformation.jpg IMG_6117 Edith Diggle, Wax Eyes Watching.jpg IMG_6120 Wayne Newman, Portrait of Laura Clarke.jpg IMG_6123 Lindsay Blakeley, Stormy Sea.jpg IMG_6129 Roger Buchanan, Precipitous.jpg IMG_6133 Lee Russell, Kotuku Hideaway.jpg IMG_6141 Judi Lapsley-Miller, A Little Ray of Sunshine (hihi).jp IMG_6146 Wilma Sherwin, Extending the Sounds.jpg IMG_6158 Annette Straugheir, Lily.jpg IMG_6165 Anne Morris, Aro Valley.jpg IMG_6173 Ewan McDougall, Man with Wild Ideas.jpg IMG_6153 Jan Alldritt-Miller.jpg IMG_6177 Tatyana Kulida, Garden Grapes.jpg IMG_6181 Claire Clark, Puss as Harlequin (after Picasso).jpg IMG_6186 Roger Hayman, The Reed Pool (detail).jpg IMG_6206 Bill MacCormick, Marino Street.jpg IMG_6217 Kirsty Black, Back Flip Bounce.jpg IMG_6221 Jane Ross, Feijoas with Liquin Bottle.jpg IMG_6226 Gabrielle Ridgway Evans, Autumn Forage.jpg IMG_6194 Triz Pavon, Extend your wings and Fly.jpg IMG_6232 Diane Connal, Free Fall.jpg IMG_6243 Marcus Ebbett, Pandora.jpg IMG_6252 Joe Zhou, Royal Gala NZ Apple.jpg IMG_6258 Michelle Mainwaring, Goes Around.jpg IMG_6264 Molly Marshall, Inception.jpg IMG_6270 Julie Moonlight, The Flower Patch.jpg IMG_6274 Kate Hartmann, Collage 1.jpg IMG_6279 Isobel McBeath, Alcanada, Mallorca, Spain.jpg IMG_6285 Kay McCormick, Vincent's View, Camargue.jpg IMG_6291 Diana Chetwin, The Green Woolshed.jpg IMG_6297 Zoe Cromwell, The Bowl is half full.jpg IMG_6304 Colleen Eason, 28 Pink.jpg IMG_6310 Ursula Macfarlane, Journey.jpg IMG_6314 Bonnie Coad, The Covid Kitty Cat.jpg IMG_6320 Mark Peck, The Relationship Between Black and White is IMG_6327 Greg Chaston, At the Bay 1921 KM.jpg IMG_6201 Weilun Ha, Bloom.jpg IMG_6332 Helen H Burton, Glenorchy, South Island.jpg IMG_6340 Mark Curtis, Escape.jpg IMG_6346 Helen Forrest.jpg IMG_6357 Dale Martin, Tranquility.jpg IMG_6363 Michelle Retimana, Hanging Whale Tail.jpg IMG_6370 Billy Wilson.jpg IMG_6375 Anneke Borren, Big Vase.jpg IMG_6379 Emily Harris, High Density.jpg IMG_6383 Debbie Pointon, Untitled.jpg IMG_6387 Phil Quinn, Covid Ripples.jpg IMG_6390 Lynne McMenamin, Brown Hares.jpg IMG_6394 Chris Dunn, Pohutukawa Vase.jpg IMG_6399 Peter Wellings, Entanglement.jpg IMG_6408 Alan Collins, The Meandering Waiwhetu.jpg IMG_6415 Karen Reid, Untitled.jpg IMG_6421 David Owen, Dawn Departure.jpg IMG_6425 Jill Sutton, A City.jpg Poppy Lekner, Silver Light.jpg IMG_6434 John Cornish, WS 300.jpg IMG_6005 Philippa Christmas V2.jpg Alyth Darwin, Back Country Solitude Mary Amour, Still Life with Candle Helen Cairney, Trees and Light Denis Slowley, Southerly storm - Mount Maunganui Bill Allan, Life Rebecca Mooney Jo Mells, Autumn Forage Ann Breen, Oruatua, Tauranga Taupo River. Sally Banks, Reef Pool DeAnne Lawford-Smith, Something Elusive Charlotte Hird, Suez Side Amanda Chapman, Barcelona with wisdom Trevor Pye, Organic Abstraction-Moderato Philip Markham, Fiordland II Wendy Masters, From a Distance - Mt Taranaki John McDonnell Roger Daniell, Evening Flight Dianne Taylor, The Terrace Diana Treeborn, Floating Karen Smyth, Heritage Tania Dally, The Wooing Tree Di Conway, Foggy memories of 03 Adele Craft, Blows it back again Ric Brown, Journey's End Jenny Martin, Twinkle Twinkle Phil Dickson, Squally Showers, Manawatu Fran Zukowski, A Special Place Chris Partington, Down but not Out