Visual arts

  • Venice Cloud
  • 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

Momentum NZ

Value: up to $3,200 | Closes: 5 May . 2015
This programme aims to build relationships between New Zealand, Scottish, United Kingdom and international artists, producers, curators and cultural partners in Edinburgh, the world’s leading festival city. The goal is increased collaboration, artistic exchange and international presentation opportunities. Selected delegates will be able to take advantage of a range of activities, from bespoke itinerary planning and access to in-demand shows, and exhibitions to high-level meetings with relevant cultural figures, including directly engaging with the directors of Edinburgh’s twelve major festivals and arts organisations. More information

Latest Artist Showcases

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    Tape Art NZ

    Community Tape Art Workshops, presentation at Community Arts Summit
    Grant type: Community arts
    Amount recieved: $1818 Read more

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    Oranga Community Centre

    Oranga Community Centre Art Installation
    Grant type: Community arts
    Amount recieved: $2000 Read more

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    Kim Boyd

    Festival of Performing Objects
    Grant type: Arts development investment
    Amount recieved: $4000 Read more