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Waiheke Artist in Residence 2020 Submissions OPEN NOW

Waiheke Artist In Residence 2020
Waiheke Artist in Residence 2020 historical information
Waiheke Artist in Residence 2020 historical information

Job details

Waiheke Community Art Gallery
15 Jan 2020
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies
Work classification
Visual Arts


The Waiheke Artist in Residence Programme provides an artist with an opportunity to reside on Waiheke Island for a 12 week period and create a body of work for exhibition at the conclusion of the residency.

The residency is made possible by the Gallery’s Artist in Residence Patrons, and a programme of gala fundraising events.

The next Artist in Residence Programme will take place in Winter 2020.

Submissions and enquiries are OPEN NOW.

If you are interested in applying download a Submission Form here or  please register here to receive the official application by email or for more information. 

If you would like to support the 2020 Artist in Residence Programme and future programmes please click here to enquire -  AIR 2020 Support. A downloadable  Patrons support form is available here. You can also contribute to the programme via our Friends, Patrons and Benefactors page here.

How to apply

Download a Submission application from the galley website HERE 

The Artist in Residence programme provides an opportunity for an artist to live on Waiheke Island and create a body of work over a 12-week period. A barn owned by a local resident has been provided for the artist to work in to create their body of work. The residence provided is seperate from the barn. No tools or equipment are provided in the barn. It is anticipated that the residency will suit a painter or sculptor. The works created through the residency should be accessible to a large and primarily New Zealand audience and possibly present a reflection of what is unique about our island environment. It will be important for the artist to interact with the community, specifically through the conducting of two workshops, engagement with Waiheke High School and its arts students and generally taking part in all media interviews, publicity, events and promotion associated with the residency. An online blog is also proposed. The culmination of the residency will see the staging of an exhibition in the Main Gallery of the Waiheke Community Art Gallery Te Whare Taonga O Waiheke.

Important Dates

Wednesday 15 January 2020  Applications Close

Monday 13 February 2020 Selection confirmed and artists advised Wednesday 20 May

Artist to set up in residence Monday 25 May

Residency commences Friday 19 June

Welcome to artist at Gallery opening

To be confirmed by artist Workshop 1 instructed

To be confirmed by artist Workshop 2 instructed

To be confirmed Patrons Event

Friday 21 August Exhibition Opens preceded by Patrons preview Monday 24 August

Residency complete (3 days for pack up)

Sunday 19 September Exhibition closes.


Written by

Waiheke Community Art Gallery- Te Whare Taonga o Waiheke

3 Oct 2019