Pacific arts

  • Image from the 2014 Arts Pasifika Awards. Photograph: Michael Hall.

    Image from the 2014 Arts Pasifika Awards. Photograph: Michael Hall.

  • Auto portrait with 12 Disciples 2010 (PNT 870). Digital C-Type Print, Edition of 10 - 100 x 286 cm. Image courtesy of the Artist & Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.

     
  • The Crimson House by Lemi Ponifaso. Senior Artist award, 2012 Arts Pasifika Award recipient. 

  • 2013 award winners, with Hon Christopher Finlayson 
    and the Creative New Zealand Pacific Arts Committee.
  • Tomoko, vaka and waka hourua from nations around the Pacific silently approach shore at the dawn opening of 11th Festival of Pacific Arts 2012

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Arts Pasifika Awards

Value: Varies by award | Closes: 26 Jun . 2015
The Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards have been offered annually since 1996 to celebrate excellence in Pacific arts in New Zealand. The six awards are an opportunity for the public to nominate both senior and emerging New Zealand-based Pacific Island artists who characterise the richness and diversity of Pacific culture in this country. Find previous winners on our website. More information

Quick Response Grant

Value: $7,500 or less | Closes: 26 Jun . 2015
Quick Response Grants are our most common form of funding. They are awarded in three rounds per year and available to all artforms. As our smallest and most numerous opportunity Quick Response Grants are a great place to start if you are new to Creative New Zealand Funding. More information

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