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Craft/Object Artists to Talente/Schmuck (Munich) 2016

Further information regarding Creative New Zealand’s support for Craft/Object artists to attend the International Handwerkmesse for Schmuck and Talente in 2017 will be confirmed by 31 October 2016.


Closing dates:

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$3,000 towards international travel

7 Dec 2015

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1. Check your eligibility

Who can apply

To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:

  • must be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or organisation (overseas arts organisations or overseas-based New Zealand artists may be funded only if the project directly benefits New Zealand arts)
  • cannot be a Creative New Zealand staff member or a member of the Arts Council.

Late reports and breaches of agreements

We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:

  • are more than 16 weeks overdue with a report for a previous grant or investment
  • are in breach of the conditions of a current funding agreement
  • were in 'default' of a funding agreement and sent in a late report in the six months prior to the closing date for a new application.

Eligibility for support to attend Schmuck/Talente 2016

In order to be eligible for support to attend Schmuck and Talente in Munich, applicants:

  • must be selected by Talente or Schmuck to exhibit in Munich 2016
  • selected for Talente must be first-time attendees.

Priority will be given to:

  • support artists to attend Schmuck
  • jewellery artists that are accepted to exhibit in Talente.
  • furniture and object-based design (for design projects).

2. See what's funded

This opportunity supports New Zealand craft/object artists selected to exhibit at the International Handwerksmesse for Schmuck and Talente in 2016 to attend the exhibitions in Munich.

Each delegate will be offered:

  • a grant of $3,000 towards international travel costs

Five night's accommodation (booked and paid by Creative New Zealand) will be available for up to six artists.

Schmuck and Talente are two long-standing exhibitions that are part of the annual International Trade Fair for the Skilled Trades (Internationalen Handwerksmesse München). The exhibitions attract the world’s top makers, curators, gallerists and collectors to see new work and to meet up-and-coming talents.

3. Make an application

Downloads (application forms and criteria)

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How to apply

  1. Start your application online (you may need to register first).
  2. Gather artistic support material.
  3. Submit your application online by 5pm on the closing date.

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What your application must contain

Your application for support to attend Schmuck or Talente must include the following information:

  • A brief artist biography and curriculum vitae    
  • Images of the works that have been selected to exhibit at Schmuck/Talente    
  • Your objectives for attending Schmuck/Talente
  • A plan to develop your profile in Munich and build networks internationally (The guide to developing your international strategy may help assist you with this plan)
  • Confirmation of availability to travel 24 February – 1 March 2016 to Munich, Germany

4. Assessing applications

5. Notification of results

​Successful applicants will be notified of funding decisions by 21 December 2015.

6. On completion

We require a project completion report within four weeks of the project ending.

7. Who to contact

Renee Bevan 

Ana Sciascia  
International Adviser, Creative New Zealand

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