Funded Artist Residency

Wharepuke/Dalton Trust Artist Residency 2017


Thank you to all the artists who applied.

We are pleased to announce that the first Wharepuke/Dalton Trust Artist in Residence will be Regan Gentry

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Wharepuke, Kerikeri

Applications have now closed for our funded  Artist Residency for 2017. This new opportunity is sponsored by the Kerikeri Dalton Trust and Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation.  The opportunity will be offered again for 2018.

The funded artist residency is valued at $5,500.00 and in 2017 will be awarded to a New Zealand based artist to make a permanent work on-site for the Wharepuke Sculpture Park, a 1 km trail through 5 acres of established subtropical gardens of significance (NZGT).

Funded Artist Residency
Wharepuke Sculpture Park

The accepted artist will receive a fee of $3,500, 4 week’s accommodation (valued at $2000) and an exhibition at Art at Wharepuke gallery.

On-site accommodation is a one bedroom self-contained cottage. The exhibition can be of work related  to the proposal, working drawings, maquettes etc.  or a separate installation.  Wharepuke will provide a public opening reception for the exhibition.

Proposed works must be suitable for outdoor display on a permanent basis.  Works can be 3D or 2D, sculpture, installation, sound, video etc.  

Donald Buglass – Bloke in a Bath

The Dalton Trust aims “to sponsor or promote performances of or otherwise support the arts and in particular the performing arts in and about Kerikeri”

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  • 4-week residency – between May 1st and November 30th 2017 – Wharepuke will negotiate  with the accepted artist to fix the exact dates. 
  • Artists fee $3,500.00
  • Accommodation (valued at $2000.00) self-contained one bed cottage  set within 5 acres of award winning subtropical garden – partners welcome
  • Free wi-fi internet (in cottage)
  • Free Studio space 25m2
  • Outdoor  6 x 3 m covered work area
  • Exhibition at Art at Wharepuke gallery during residency – working drawings/maquette/other related work etc. – artist’s floor talk and/or slide presentation
  • Opening exhibition reception provided by Art at Wharepuke
  • Work should be a permanent installation for the sculpture trail
  • Web sites – Wharepuke Sculpture Park, Art at Wharepuke & Artist Residency web page
  • Marketing/Publicity – gallery newsletter (over 700 on data base) opening reception for gallery presentation, listings, local press etc.
  • A work made on-site for Wharepuke Sculpture Park
  • Artist’s floor talk and/or slide presentation to local community
  • Interaction with sculpture park visitors – Artists should be prepared to engage with visitors to the sculpture park where appropriate
  • Any specialist equipment for sound, video installation pieces
  • Specialist tools necessary for your work

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