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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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Other Competitions

In 1959 the South Canterbury Art Society offered prizes for oil and watercolour paintings which were won by Sheila Jenkins, £100 (oil painting); Eric Lee-Johnson, £75 (watercolour); the judge was W. A. Sutton, of Christchurch.

In 1959 art prizes were awarded in connection with the Hawke's Bay Centennial Celebrations. H. R. Holt donated prizes of £250 and 75 for the best oil painting and watercolour respectively. These were won by Juliet Peter (oil) and Eric Lee-Johnson (watercolour); the judges were J. Burnell and S. B. Maclennan.

by Stewart Bell Maclennan, A.R.C.A.(LOND.), Director, National Art Gallery, Wellington.