Springboard your arts career in 2020

Posted Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

Here's a great opportunity for emerging artists! Springboard, a new programme for the Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi, aims to kickstart arts careers for up to ten artists in Aotearoa every year. Recipients are gifted $15,000, alongside a partnership with a senior artist mentor from an alumni of Arts Foundation Laureates, Icons, New Generation, residency or Fellowship recipients. The selection process focuses on awarding creatives with outstanding potential who want to start careers in a variety of arts disciplines. The financial, mentoring and resource support system will be designed to have a significant impact on their growth and development as artists - giving them a lift of confidence to start a career.

Nominations close 11:59pm Friday 20 December, 2019.


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Wifters win NZWG Seed Advanced grants

Posted Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

JackievanBeek and Armagan Ballantyne

A big round of applause to Jackie van Beek and Armagan Ballantyne, recipients of the New Zealand Writers Guild's Seed Advanced Grants for 2019. We're looking forwrad to seeing their project Wolves. The NZWG reports that the application rate for this round was "excellent", with 110 Seed and 21 Seed Advanced applications received, and that the judges had their work cut out for them due to the very high quality of the entries.