Nelson Arts Festival - Marketing, Communications & Relationships Manager
The Nelson Arts Festival is on the lookout for a great team member who can take the lead on telling and selling our story. Do you have a marketing background, communications know-how and get a buzz from convincing people that what we do is worth getting behind? If this describes you, we’d love to hear from you.
Please read the Job Description and, even if there are aspects of the role that are beyond your experience or qualifications, apply and tell us what you can bring to the Festival team. While not essential, festival experience would be an advantage.
This is a .75 FTE contract for the 2020 Nelson Arts Festival, with the majority of work being done from March to November.
Successful applicant(s) must be based in or be prepared to move to Nelson, and available to begin work by the beginning of March 2020.
To apply, send us your CV including referees, and a cover letter explaining what you could bring to the Festival, with initial thoughts on how you’d go about attracting support for and telling the story of the Festival. Send your application to email@example.com
Applications close at midday on Wednesday 11 December.
Artist Scholarships to Talanoa Mau
New Zealand Festival of the Arts. Closes 10 January 2020
Applications are open for Artist Scholarships to attend to Talanoa Mau, curated by Lemi Ponifasio as part of New Zealand Festival of the Arts.
Talanoa Mau is a two-day gathering in which delegations of artists and culture-makers from around the world and Aotearoa gather for urgent conversation. A collision of world views will be offered, responded to, debated and collected, as part of an historic meeting that places art at the centre of urgent public decision, carving a path to our future worlds.
Talanoa Mau takes place at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa, Wellington, Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 February 2020. New Zealand Festival of the Arts is committed to supporting a thriving, interconnected and engaged arts sector. Independent and freelance artists are a vital voice in our arts ecosystem. In recognition of this, 40 places have been set aside exclusively for artists to attend and join the Talanoa Mau conversation. Each Artist Scholarship covers full ticket entry, valued at $549.
and follow the Artist Scholarships link.
Wardrobe Technician - World of WearableArt
Closes 13 Dec 2019
We have the joy of working with hundreds of talented designers from around the world each year as they enter the World of WearableArt Awards Competition and have their work brought to life on stage in the annual Awards Show.
We never cease to be amazed at the creativity and innovation shown by designers and we are seeking an experienced wardrobe/costume professional to join our Wardrobe Technician team. The Wardrobe Technician team’s core focus is maintaining and caring for works of wearable art created by external designers.
This role requires extensive garment construction knowledge as well as proven experience working with a range of materials and construction methods. This full-time, permanent role is Nelson based, with some travel required.
If you have the skills and the drive, and you’d like to work for a thriving creative organisation with a team of passionate people, then we would love to hear from you.
How to apply: To download a detailed position description, https://www.worldofwearableart.com/about/vacancies/
To submit an application, email your CV with cover letter to Tanya Jacobs, Senior Wardrobe Technician, firstname.lastname@example.org
Visiting Artist - Multimedia or Film Maker Closes 26 Jan 2020
Massey University School of English and Media Studies Palmerston North
Massey University, in conjunction with Palmerston North City Council and Square Edge Arts Centre, invites applications to join the School of English and Media Studies as Visiting Artist Multimedia/Filmmaker for a 12-week period from mid-July 2020.
The successful candidate will have skills or experience in digital media production encompassing one or more of the following areas:
The Visiting Artist will receive a salary of NZ$10,000 and rent-free use of the Apartment, an inspiring living space on the top floor of the historic Square Edge Art Centre in downtown Palmerston North.
For more information contact Anne Meredith: A.M.Meredith@massey.ac.nz
To apply online please go to the Visiting Artist page on the School of Engish and Media Studies website - http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-english-media-studies/news-and-events/visiting-artist.cfm
For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz
Waiheke Artist in Residence 2020 Submissions OPEN NOW
Closes 15 Jan 2020
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.
Links & contact details:
Waiheke Community Art Gallery
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 separate 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.
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.
Artist Scholarships to Talanoa Mau
Applications are open for Artist Scholarships to attend to Talanoa Mau, curated by Lemi Ponifasio as part of New Zealand Festival of the Arts. Talanoa Mau is a two-day gathering in which delegations of artists and culture-makers from around the world and Aotearoa gather for urgent conversation. A collision of world views will be offered, responded to, debated and collected, as part of an historic meeting that places art at the centre of urgent public decision, carving a path to our future worlds. Talanoa Mau takes place at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa, Wellington, Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 February 2020.
New Zealand Festival of the Arts is committed to supporting a thriving, interconnected and engaged arts sector. Independent and freelance artists are a vital voice in our arts ecosystem. In recognition of this, 40 places have been set aside exclusively for artists to attend and join the Talanoa Mau conversation. Each Artist Scholarship covers full ticket entry, valued at $549.
Talanoa Mau follows a conference format and features an unprecedented line up of visionaries with rich and diverse viewpoints. Speakers include:
Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, Consultant on Indigenous Knowledge, Composer, Musician and Storyteller; Coco Solid aka Jessica Hansell, Musician, Writer, Visual Artist; Peter Sellars, Opera and Theatre Director, MacArthur Fellowship recipient (United States); Chigozie Obioma, Writer and Shortliser for the Booker Prize (Nigeria); Kara Jackson, US Youth Poet Laureate (United States); Pania Newton, Lawyer and Activist for Māori land rights; Faustin Linyekula, Dancer and Choreographer (Democratic Republic of the Congo); Chiké Frankie Edozien, Writer and Journalist (Nigeria); Neo Muyanga, Composer and Musician (South Africa); Jahra 'Rager' Wasasala, Artist and Worldbuilder; Alistair Fraser, Kaiwhakatangitangi a Ngā Taonga Pūoro / Taonga Pūoro Practitioner; Te Kaurinui Parata, Carver and Environmentalist; Jade Kake, Architect, Papakāinga Housing Advocate; Pat Snedden, Te Tiriti negotiator, Not-for-profit leader in health and education; Leali’ifano Dr Albert L Refiti, Research leader in Pacific Spatial and Architectural Environment; Tāmati Kruger, Māori advocate, Social and Political analyst; Hon. Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika) at VUW; Golriz Ghahraman MP, Politician and Member of Parliament; Dame Anne Salmond, Writer, Anthropologist, Historian.
Links & contact details: https://www.festival.nz/events/all/talanoa-mau-we-need-talk/
Creative New Zealand – call for peer assessors
Closes 13 December
Creative New Zealand is looking for nominations for external peer assessors to join their pool of assessors for the next calendar year from March 2020.
Kāhore taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitini – We cannot succeed without the support of those around us. External assessors are asked to provide peer assessment of funding applications across all of Creative New Zealand’s funding programmes and initiatives.
CNZ are looking for people to be a part of our assessment mahi, who are keen to make a difference in the arts in Aotearoa, provide feedback and help develop the New Zealand arts sector. They are people with an in-depth understanding of the art sector and current artform practice, including international trends and markets, or specialist knowledge of an area of arts development or capability building.
Where is the expertise needed? New peer assessors are required in the following areas of expertise:
Māori Dance, Māori Literature, Māori Visual Arts, Festivals, Pacific Dance, Pacific Music, Pacific Heritage Arts, Pacific Craft/Object, Pacific Interarts, Indian Dance, Jazz/Improvised music, Graphic novelists, knowledge of overseas markets
We’re also looking for youth assessors – who are either under the age of 25 with an in-depth understanding of an artform or have experience in delivering within an artform to young people.
Assessors who are based in Southland are also needed.
If you’re based overseas, you must be a New Zealand citizen or resident and have a current understanding of the New Zealand creative sector. More information on the role of external assessors, selection process, workload and conflict of interest can be found in the peer assessor terms and conditions document. Training is provided for all assessors, so you can be sure you will be well-supported in your mahi.
Full details at: https://www.creativenz.govt.nz/news/creative-new-zealand-call-for-peer-assessors
To enrol as a Creative New Zealand peer assessor, complete the nomination form and submit by Friday 13 December to email@example.com.
New assessors will join our talent pool and be eligible to assess from March 2020.