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

Asia/New Zealand Co-commissioning Fund 2014

Value: $750,000 total funding over 3 years | Closes: 20 Oct . 2014
We are offering funding to support the commissioning of New Zealand work to be presented in both New Zealand and in Asia. 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