Pretentious But Not Expensive – The Exposé

A showcase of emerging Wellington artists. 19th Feb.

Pretentious But Not Expensive invites you to experiment, explore and exhibit your creativity. 

PBNE are teaming up with Wellington Museums to deliver their most pretentious exhibition yet. Get in touch to submit your art or come along to support our talented young creatives by purchasing art via silent auctions.


Friday 19 February | 5:30pm – 10pm 

Wellington Museum 


Art submissions: 

Who can apply?  

Amateur, emerging or exhibited, we encourage any young artist based in Wellington to submit their work. 


What can I submit? 

Submit up to three individual art works of any medium. 


How can I submit? 

  • If you’re keen to be involved let us know at 
  • Bring your works to Wellington Museum on Monday 15th February between 10am – 4pm, submissions close 4pm 
  • We’ll have a form for you to fill out with your contact details and information about your artwork.  

If you need to drop off your art before the 15th, contact  

Want to submit your art? Find full condition of entry here.


About PBNE 

PBNE is a Pōneke-based, non-profit art collective. Founded by Violette Squire and Leo Fauvel in 2017, the group creates opportunities for emerging Wellington artists to express and showcase their talent. 


Check out our PBNE art workshops The Observation and The Collaboration