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.

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Funding Opportunities

International Art Fair Fund

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

Quick Response Grant

Value: $7,500 or less | Closes: 31 Oct . 2014
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

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