The International Art Fair Fund is aimed at increasing the sale of New Zealand craft/object and visual artworks in offshore markets. It supports New Zealand-based dealer galleries and craft/object designers and companies to participate in reputable international art fairs.
Total of $120,000 for 4 rounds per year
1 Jun 2017
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To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
You must be a New Zealand–based dealer gallery, either:
Applicants will need a credible strategy for their participation, which relates to their international market development strategy or plans and the long term international career goals of the New Zealand artists' or designers' they will be representing.
There are no restrictions on the location of the fairs, but each fair must fit with the dealer's strategy and be reputable. Applicants must have:
Applicants can include international artists as part of their presentation/exhibition, but at least 50% of the works presented must be works by New Zealand artist(s)/ designer(s).
A dealer can make two applications within a financial year (July 2016 to June 2017). Repeat presentations of individual artists at the same fair are eligible but require a clear rationale for both the gallery and artist.
The objectives of the fund are to:
The fund can contribute up to 80% of art fair booth fees to a maximum of $20,000 per grant.
Applications will be assessed by staff and external assessors, as required. Their recommendations will be subject to the approval of the Senior Manager, Arts Policy, International and Capability.
Results will be reported to the Arts Council.
Applications will be assessed on:
Applicants will be notified of the result of their application by email within six weeks of the funding round closing date.
A project completion report is required within 12 weeks of the project end date using the Project Completion Report template (under 'Make an application' above)