Art to Wear 2023

2023 Awards Show results

Wing It (Children)

1stA Tale of Two Feathers by June Atkin Hanson and Lola Coulden Lavers

2ndAphrodite by Amelia Schnuriger

3rdRise Above & Burst Through by Lucia Quilter & Zoe Leigh

Highly commendedGoddess of Rainbows by Jaxon McLean

Whanau collaboration spot prizeMa te huruhuru ka rare te manu by Whaingaroa Childcare

Funniest spot prizeBenjo the Curious Cockatoo by Zavier Mathis & Cade Skerman

Best performance spot prize Hot Wings by Sophie Mills & Annabelle Gaustad

Forest Flora (Kaitiakitanga)

1stNesting by Jo Tweedie

2ndBetween the Sheets by Robyn Marquand

3rdThe Mycelium Maiden by Kristel and Ayla Lindfield


1stLet Yourself Shine by Fernanda Santoro

2ndReflection & Refraction by Mackenzie Faust 

3rdJourney of a Thousand Buttons by Susanne Giessen – Prinz

Suitable (Upcycled)

1st Over the Top by Nikau Pinfold

2ndDapper in Plush by Ridley von Ridley 

3rd Monkey on my Back by Rebecca Norrish

Other prizes

Whanau Collaboration spot prizeKiwi Kaitiaki by C4 Class RAS

Best Performance spot prizePooh Bear Goes to Coronation by Bob Noble 

Best Message spot prizeKaleidoscope of Friendship  by Audrey Fisher & Emma Berejoni

PEOPLES CHOICEPikake by Stella , Alliot , Ava & Zoe 

CREATIVE YOUTHFlowering Forest Fairy by Bella Alexander

TOP CHILDRENS MODEL – Clara Anahera Grandi Hill (modelling Equinox Fairy, her own creation)

TOP ADULT MODEL – Gia (modelling Meledrian – Queen of Dryads , Guardian of the Forest by Lorraine Forlong)

SUPREME CHILDRENS AWARDPikake by Stella , Alliot , Ava & Zoe 

SUPREME AWARDOver the Top by Nikau Pinfold 

With many thanks to our generous sponsors Raglan Lions, Xtreme Xero Waste, Raglan Food Co., Zinnia, Protech Plumbing & Gas, Freedom 2 Fly, Kiwi Designer Homes, Harbour View Hotel, Raglan Holiday Park, Raglan Medical, Rangatahi, Bayleys, Isobar, Raglan Ink