Sponsor an Art Award
When you sponsor an art award you support an important event in the Kapiti arts calendar and encourage our local artists’ self-belief, confidence, and commitment to their work.
Participation by local artists in this event has been a stepping stone for some to national prominence.
This show also gives Kapiti people the chance to see local and national art.
Click below to download the application form.
Sponsorship is a way for local businesses to support local artistic endeavor and to help expand the Kapiti Coast’s reputation as an artistic centre.
Proceeds from the event are used to support and expand the facilities for the appreciation and advancement of fine arts within the Kapiti Coast region.
Categories of Sponsorship
There are four categories of Sponsorship.
Gold ($5,000), Silver ($3,000), Bronze ($500) and Merit ($100).
Which sponsorship is right for you and your business?
The Gold Sponsor
The Gold sponsor provides funding or services to the value of $5,000.
The Gold sponsor is offered naming rights for the Exhibition and Competition in addition to the privileges listed below. The Gold Sponsor will be provided with extra complimentary tickets to the Preview Evening, and the opportunity to present the Overall Winner prize at that event.
The Silver sponsor
The Silver sponsor provides funding or services to the value of $3,000. The Silver sponsor is offered naming rights for the Preview Evening at the venue in the Southward Theatre. In addition to the privileges listed below, the Silver Sponsor will be provided with 12 extra complimentary tickets to the Preview Evening.
Bronze sponsorships of $500 are offered to local businesses for the Section Winner and People’s Choice prizes in each of the competition classes, these funds being used for prizes and towards overall marketing costs. There are 13 categories in the Competition, plus the People’s Choice. All Bronze sponsors will be introduced at the Prizegiving and will have the opportunity to present the prize envelope to the winner of their sponsored class.
Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsors receive
- two complimentary tickets to the Preview evening
and are acknowledged
- in the Art Show Catalogue, handed out to each of visitor to the Exhibition.
- on our Art Show website and Facebook page.
- in paid advertisements in the local media.
- on a Sponsor Board in display at the venue for the duration of the event.
Merit prize sponsorships
Merit awards and prizes reward art works that have not won in a category or class but are considered worthy of an award by the Guest Judge.
Merit prize sponsorships of $100 cash are an easy way for a small businesses or individuals to contribute.
Merit prize sponsors are acknowledged with a small advertisement in the Art Show Catalogue and on the website and receive one complimentary ticket to the Preview evening.
Send in your advertising material
All sponsors who wish to be acknowledged in the catalogue and/or website must provide a print-ready logo and advertisement content at least 4 weeks before the event.
The prize giving