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Call For Proposals

Job details

Arts Council Nelson
28 Feb 2023
Work type
Call for entries
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Culture & Heritage, Visual Arts


The Refinery ArtSpace is committed to stimulating and strengthening the artistic and cultural life of Whakatū, supporting a diverse programme of engaging community-driven and/or contemporary exhibitions, projects and events.

The Refinery ArtSpace welcomes proposals from individuals and groups from all creative fields locally and nationally including: 

  • Community arts and cultural groups;

  • Experienced, new and emerging practitioners, including students and recent graduates;

  • Proposals from other national galleries with a similar focus;

  • Curatorial practitioners and curatorial programmes, locally and nationally;


NOTE: All exhibitions must be a minimum of four weeks duration.

For further information or support contact Janja Heathfield, Gallery Manager, at

We look forward to receiving your proposals to provide an engaging programme for 2023/2024.

How to apply

Submission forms, guidelines and proposal writing tips can be downloaded from; for further information or support contact Janja Heathfield, Gallery Manager, at
The closing date for proposals is 28th February 2023.
Completed proposals may be:


  • emailed to
  • mailed to Refinery ArtSpace, PO Box 566, Nelson 7040
  • dropped off to the Refinery ArtSpace,  114 Hardy St, Nelson.

All applicants will be advised on the outcome by 29th March 2023. Successful submissions will be advised of their exhibition dates by 28th April 2023.

Written by

Arts Council Nelson

7 Dec 2022

Interests Arts Council Nelson (ACN) Our Mission is to promote, initiate and support projects and activities that stimulate and strengthen the artistic and cultural life of our communities.