MANZ members come from a variety of backgrounds including silver-smithing, ceramics, jewelry, painting and sculpture. Many members are not medal artists, nor do they work in traditional mediums as their primary practice.
The artists featured in the exhibition are: John Andrew, Frances Battersby, Nigel Brown, Bing Dawe, Louise Dentice, John Edgar, Robert Ellis, Fatu Feu’u, Charlotte Fisher, Marian Fountain, Fiona Garlick, David Guerin, Paul Hartigan, Bill Hayes, Christine Hellyar, Samantha Lissette, Christine Massey, Richard, Mathieson, Mary McIntyre, Hamish McWhannell, Richard McWhannell, Neil Miller, Juliette Milne, Stanley Palmer, Alan Preston, Louise Purvis, Michael Reed, Terry Stringer, Wallace Sutherland, Marte Szirmay, Greer Twiss, Jim Wheeler, and Peter Woods.
“Medallic art is an art for lovers of sculpture on a small scale; art in the palm of your hand. The primary function of the medal has always been to be a bearer of messages, communicated intimately by the artist to the public.”
L.Tilanus, FIDEM, 1998
With support from private donors, Progressive Castings Ltd, Regal Ltd and Wallace Trust.
With additional support from Kathleen Dorothy Kirkby Charitable Trust and Perpetual Guardian.