Visual arts

  • Greg Semu awarded visual arts residency in Berlin. 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.

  • RISE is based in Christchurch until 23 March 2014. Photo by Luke Shirlaw.

  • Sculpture by prominent Canterbury artist Neil Dawson. Photos by Geof Wilson.

Latest Visual arts news and blog posts

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    Toolkits to help manage volunteers and risk

    29 Aug . 2014|Creative New Zealand is introducing two new toolkits focusing on Risk Management and Volunteer Management for arts organisations. These toolkits are tailored for New… Read more

  • NZ curators to delve into Asia

    29 Aug . 2014|Three New Zealand curators are en route to Asia for a crash course in the region’s cutting-edge art scenes. The curators will visit leading art museums, galleries… Read more

  • Suffering and Art

    Blog|25 Aug . 2014| We’ve all heard about the artists who suffer for their art; financially, emotionally and, of course, in the famous example of Vincent van Gogh, physically. Sometimes of course the boot is on the other foot and audiences/viewers can… Read more 

    Stephen Wainwright

    Posted by Stephen Wainwright
    Chief Executive - Pou Whakahaere

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Funding Opportunities

International Art Fair Fund pilot

Value: $100,000 fund total per annum | Closes: always open
The International Art Fair Fund pilot is designed to support New Zealand based visual and craft/object arts dealer galleries to participate in reputable international art fairs. More information

Sector Development Incentives Fund

Value: $300,000 p.a fund maximum | Closes: 5 Sep . 2014
Creative New Zealand is calling for development proposals from organisations and individuals with funding agreements through the Toi Tōtara Haemata programme and the Toi Uru Kahikatea programme. More information

Latest Artist Showcases

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    Joseph Michael

    Dark Cloud / White Light
    Grant type: Quick response grant
    Amount recieved: $5000 Read more

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    Terence Fitzgibbon

    New Zealand Illustrators in a Combined Exhibition in Germany
    Grant type: Quick response grant
    Amount recieved: $2,000 Read more

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    ADA trust

    ADA Mesh Cities - Year 1
    Grant type: Arts development investment
    Amount recieved: $59,000 Read more