The Wharepuke/Dalton Trust Kerikeri Artist in Residence 2018

Applications are now open for the Wharepuke/Dalton Trust Kerikeri Artist in Residency 2018 and close on 30 March at 5pm.

Valued at $5,500.00, the 2018 residency is now open for proposals for artists to create a permanent work on site for the Wharepuke Sculpture Park.


  • 4-week funded residency – between May 1st and November 30th2018 – 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 if desired – 25m
  • Outdoor 6 x 3 m covered work area
  • Outdoor 3 x 3 m covered work area
  • Exhibition at Art at Wharepuke gallery during the residency if desired– working drawings/maquettes/other related work etc. – artist’s floor talk and/or slide presentation
  • Opening exhibition reception provided by Art at Wharepuke
  • Web sites – Wharepuke Sculpture Park, Art at Wharepuke & Artist Residency web page
  • Marketing/Publicity – gallery newsletter (over 800 on data base) opening reception for gallery presentation, listings, local press etc.
  • Opportunity to site other works for sale in the Sculpture Park
  • A permanent 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, school groups etc. to the sculpture park where appropriate
  • Any specialist equipment for sound, video installation pieces
  • Specialist tools necessary for your work

To apply for the funded artist residency please download the application form from the Wharepuke Sculpture Park website here

Image – Regan Gentry The Fall of Water, Wharepuke Dalton Trust Artist in Residence 2017

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