389661 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz en-nz NZ Pacific Studio 30 Applications Accepted Dec 11, 2018 - Jan 19, 2019 for the Inaugural Tararua District Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/813425 Artists/writers working in any media and located in New Zealand or abroad are invited to apply for a three-week supported residency with New Zealand Pacific Studio. The 2019 Tararua Fellow will be in residence for three weeks from 5 April finishing on 26 April 2019 along side the ANZAC Bridge Fellow. The purpose of this fellowship, sponsored by Tararua District Council, is to tell one or more of the stories of the Tararua District that is in the lower eastern side of the North Island. See application details on: - 050, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/813425 ANZAC Bridge Fellowship 2019 - APPLICATIONS Open till Midnight 19th January 2019 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/813424 New Zealand Pacific Studio and Friends of ANZAC Bridge invite applications for a 3-week residency during the ANZAC Day period - project proposals must include a community participation component. This opportunity is sponsored by Trust House Community Enterprise, Masterton. Applications close midnight 19 January 2019 View Call-out details on:- 050, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/813424 12 September 2018 - PRESS RELEASE: New Zealand Pacific Studio to leave ‘Normandell’ https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/806841 041, 8 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/806841 Film Fundraiser - Opening 2018 International Film Festival https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/799468 We are delighted to present the Opening of the 2018 International Film Festival at Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton. This is a great event with drinks and nibbles served from 7.15pm, then the movie starts at 8pm. Tickets availble at the thertre or by phoning 3771359. Be quick - the opening is usually a sellout event!!! 032, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/799468 Winter 2018 Newsletter https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/796980 Welcome to our Winter 2018 029, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/796980 International Dance & Video Artists - NZ Pacific Studio at ARATOI https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/794740 Join two international dance/video artists currently in the Wairarapa for an afternoon of dance and film at ARATOI. Sunday 8th July, 2-3pm. Both artists are in residence at New Zealand Pacific Studio, an international residency centre in Mount Bruce, founded in 2001. 027, 2 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/794740 Workshop - Set your Story to Song! https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793569 Thursday 28th June 6.30 - 8.30pm - Lead by singer songwriter Sarah Dill and creative writing instructor / 2018 RAK Mason Writing Fellow Melanie Carter. Join us at the Masterton Library, 54 Queens Street, for this creative workshop. 025, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793569 Open Studio Afternoon - 24 June 2018 2-5pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793568 Everyone is invited to our Open Studio Day. Sunday afternoon, 24th June 2018 from 2 to 5 pm. Art, conversation and refreshments with: Singer song writer, Sarah Dill, USA/NZPS Mt Bruce; Lavinia Winter Fellow - Poet/Writer/Dancer, Mya Cole, Auckland; RAK Mason Fellow - Creative Writer/Poet, Melanie Carter, USA/Cairo; Visual Artist - Farzana Nondini, Bangladesh; 025, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793568 2018 Masterton Fellow - Jhan Lindsay https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793331 NZPS is delighted to announce the 2018 Masterton Fellow, Jhan Lindsay, Wellington based musician, composer and teacher. 024, 16 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/793331 2018 Lavinia Fellow - Mya Cole https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/792141 NZ Pacific Studio is delighted to announce our 2018 Lavinia Winter Fellow, Mya Cole, Multimedia Artist from Auckland NZ 023, 8 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/792141 2018 RAK Mason Writing Fellow - Melanie Carter https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790642 NZPS has pleasure in announcing our 2018 RAK Mason Writing Fellow, Melanie Carter USA/Cairo. Melanie will be in residence in June 022, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790642 NZPS Movie Fundraiser - Thanks..!!! https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790332 Thanks to all those who supported our recent funds raising event at the Regent 3 Cinema in Masterton 021, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790332 2018 Clelia Burton Fellow - Caitlin Dyas https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790331 We are delighted to announce NZPS Inaugural Clelia Burton Fellow - We will be welcoming Caitlin to NZPS in August. 021, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790331 Winter Residencies https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790330 Time to apply for your winter residency - applications close 30 June 2018 021, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/790330 Open Studio Afternoon - 15 April 2018 2-5pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/785276 Everyone is invited to our Open Studio Day Sunday afternoon, 15th April 2018 from 2 to 5 pm Art, conversation and refreshments with: Writer, Director & Performer Sian Ni Mhuiri, Ireland, ANZAC Bridge Fellow - Visual Artist, Rebecca Holden, Wellington, Visual Artists Emma Garschagen and Emma Palmer, USA, Invited artist - Singer song writer, Sarah Dill, USA/Masterton 016, 15 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/785276 2018 Clelia Burton Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/779459 Female visual artists living in New Zealand are invited to apply for the inaugural Clelia Burton Fellowship, a three-week supported residency at New Zealand Pacific Studio, in Mount Bruce, Wairarapa. Preference is given to women working in watercolours, and women who have a family. 009, 3 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/779459 House Manager Vacancy at NZ Pacific Studio https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/779460 New Zealand Pacific Studio (NZPS) seeks a House Manager to assist with the support of artists-in-residence from 10 April 2018. The applicant would be a practicing artist or writer, with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, who is available for a minimum of 3 months. 009, 3 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/779460 Applications accepted 4 Feb - 4 March 2018 for the 2018 R.A.K. Mason Writing Fellowship. https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/774795 With thanks to a generous sponsor from the Wairarapa community, New Zealand Pacific Studio (NZPS) invites applications for a three week residency. The purpose of this RAK Mason Fellowship is to encourage creativity, to explore the different literary forms or genres and their potential, and to honour one of New Zealand’s foremost writers, RAK Mason (1905-1971), with his intense energy, commitment to literature, and his interest in the ways different literary forms inform each other. NZPS welcomes applications from writers of all cultures. 006, 4 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/774795 Applications accepted January 15 – February 15, 2018 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/772383 New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for the three week 2018 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship. The purpose of this Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship is to encourage the writing of poetry and, in turn, to honour the Japanese poet and painter Ema Saiko (1787-1861). Writing at a time when it was unusual for women to be included in the rarefied circles of male poets writing in Chinese, Ema Saiko dedicated herself to, and developed, a poetic form centred on the discovery and unfolding of a rich intellectual and artistic life connected to her physical environment. Saiko was acutely attuned to the daily and seasonal transformations of the natural world. NZPS welcomes applications from both female and male poets of all cultures – poets who seek a sustained focus on their writing. Applicants can be working in any way and do not have to relate to Ema Saiko in terms of style or content. 003, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/772383 Applications Accepted - Closing Jan 20, 2018 - For The 2018 Lavinia Winter Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/770623 In memory of Lavinia Winter, NZ Pacific Studio invites applications for the 3-week 2017 Lavinia Winter Fellowship from women under the age of forty, living in New Zealand or abroad. 052, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/770623 ANZAC Bridge Fellowship 2018 - APPLICATIONS Open till Midnight 20th January 2018 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/770624 New Zealand Pacific Studio and Friends of ANZAC Bridge invite applications for a 3-week residency during the ANZAC Day period - project proposals must include a community participation component. This opportunity is sponsored by Trust House Community Enterprise, Masterton. Applications close midnight 20 January 2018. 052, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/770624 Meet author Philomena van Rijswijk at Masterton District Library - 23 May 2pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/735261 Meet author Philomena van Rijswijk at Masterton District Library on Tuesday 23 May at 2pm. All invited. Philomena lives in Tasmania, where she writes novels, short stories, and poetry & has been awarded several literary prizes. She's in the Wairarapa, thanks to sponsorship from Masterton District Council. In this free event at Masterton District Library, she will speak about writing & the wisdom of aging. The title "Mud and Stars" comes from the saying, "Two men looked out the prison bars / One saw mud; the other saw stars." Philomena van Rijswijk heard this from her mother (1925-2015) who learnt it from her father (1895-1937). 020, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/735261 OPEN STUDIO DAY - MARCH 26 from 2pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/724416 Come & meet writers/artists, tour our 1911 home and gardens, and enjoy a cup of tea... In residence at NZ Pacific Studio: writer, Kate Kristiansen (Canada), Comedian-storyteller, Gerard Harris (UK), Writer-visual artist, Susan diRende (USA) and painter-musician-dancer, Caroline Wright (USA) 011, 18 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/724416 PORK PIE - Film Benefit for NZ Pacific Studio - Feb 2 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/716077 A Film Benefit on 2 Feb Thursday at Regent 3 Cinemas, Queen St, Masterton. See the remake of the iconic film 'Goodbye Pork Pie' on the opening night to support NZPS. The film will be a nostalgic road trip for those who remember the 1981 movie, one of New Zealand’s most successful early films. PORK PIE features JAMES ROLLESTON, who achieved instant stardom in Boy, DEAN O'GORMAN (The Almighty Johnsons and Fili the dwarf in The Hobbit), and Outrageous Fortune’s ANTONIA PREBBLE. Refreshments served from 7.15pm. for 8.00pm screening. Tickets $20 -- available at Regent (06-377-5479) or phone 06 377-1359. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. 004, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/716077 I am Tasha Fierce https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712892 I AM TASHA FIERCE 2016 Fringe Festival Awardwinning show Saturday Jan 14 at 2pm Aratoi Museum - Wesley Wing as part of the NZ Pacific Studio exhibition "Art is a Living Thing" Entry by gold coin donation / Koha I am Tasha Fierce, with Rose Kirkup, Hilarious yet heartfelt coming-of-age story of a woman who channels Beyonce. “There’s a rich vein of compassion for Tasha and her fandom, celebrating the million little things in everyone’s past that follow us into the present “ - Adam Goddall, Pantograph Punch "What separates this show from the usual fandom stereotypes is the serious empathy it has for its protagonist." - Nathan Joe, Theatre Scenes http://www.theatrescenes.co.nz/review-i-am-tasha-fierce-th…/ 053, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712892 Applications accepted January 1-31 for 2017 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712812 New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for the three week 2017 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship. The purpose of this Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship is to encourage the writing of poetry and, in turn, to honour the Japanese poet and painter Ema Saiko (1787-1861). Writing at a time when it was unusual for women to be included in the rarefied circles of male poets writing in Chinese, Ema Saiko dedicated herself to, and developed, a poetic form centred on the discovery and unfolding of a rich intellectual and artistic life connected to her physical environment. Saiko was acutely attuned to the daily and seasonal transformations of the natural world. NZPS welcomes applications from both female and male poets of all cultures – poets who seek a sustained focus on their writing. Applicants can be working in any way and do not have to relate to Ema Saiko in terms of style or content. 053, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712812 Applications accepted January 1-31 for 2017 R.A.K. Mason Writing Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712471 With thanks to a generous sponsor from the Wairarapa community, New Zealand Pacific Studio (NZPS) invites applications for a three week residency. The purpose of this RAK Mason Fellowship is to encourage creativity, to explore the different literary forms or genres and their potential, and to honour one of New Zealand’s foremost writers, RAK Mason (1905-1971), with his intense energy, commitment to literature, and his interest in the ways different literary forms inform each other. NZPS welcomes applications from writers of all cultures. 052, 24 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/712471 Drawing on Garments https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/711497 A 3-day workshop with Marian Hulshof, artist-in-residence from the Netherlands. Date & time: 10-12 January, from 10:30-2:30, at King Street Artworks, Masterton. Cost $10. Please contact the artist directly to register. See attachment. 051, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/711497 Art is a Living Thing - International Exhibition at Aratoi Museum - Dec 3 to Jan 15 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/707838 Enjoy work by 100 artists from around the world - painting, photography, sculpture, film, installation, literature, music, printmaking, etc - presented by NZ Pacific Studio to celebrate its 15th year. Media release attached. Catalog attached. 047, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/707838 New Owners wanted for Normandell (the base for NZ Pacific Studio) https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/706005 After 15 years of successful operation, our current owners are ready to move on. This is an opportunity for a supporter of the arts to purchase the Normandell property so that NZ Pacific Studio can continue to fulfill the vision of our thriving arts centre. If you or anyone you know would be interested in investing in rural Wairarapa and supporting the arts, please follow the link to contact the vendors. 046, 9 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/706005 Music in the Loft / Open Painting Studio / Open Day https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/705775 Come along to Mount Bruce on Saturday afternoon, 12 November, from 2pm. (Note that this event was originally scheduled for 13 November.) 046, 7 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/705775 Applications accepted Nov 1-30 for the 2017 Masterton Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/704185 Artists/writers working in any media and located in New Zealand or abroad are welcomed to apply for a three-week supported residency: the 2017 Masterton Fellow will be in residence for three weeks (before 1 June 2017). 044, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/704185 Applications accepted Nov 1-30 for the 2017 Lavinia Winter Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/704186 In memory of Lavinia Winter, NZ Pacific Studio invites applications for the 3-week 2017 Lavinia Winter Fellowship from women under the age of forty, living in New Zealand or abroad. 044, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/704186 An Afternoon for creative people aged 17-22 to explore art forms - Oct 1 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/697327 WE CAN GO ANYWHERE is an afternoon to create, collaborate, discuss, and critique. It's about experiencing various art forms and for people to inspire and 'feed' each other with their different skill sets and experiences. 039, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/697327 No Science to Goodbye - by Annabel Wilson, 2016 R.A.K.Mason Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/697186 New Zealand Pacific Studio announces its 2016 R.A.K. Mason Writers Fellow: Wellington writer, Annabel Wilson. 039, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/697186 Art is a Living Thing - NZ Pacific Studio Exhibition - opens 2 December 2016 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/696137 Founded in 2001, New Zealand Pacific Studio is a year-round international residency centre at Mount Bruce. In celebration of our fifteenth year, we are mounting ART IS A LIVING THING, an exhibition at Aratoi Museum, the region's leading art museum. From now until 30 September 2016, NZPS invites ONE submission from each of its residents over the past 15 years -- this initial submission is sending a digital file (JPEG/MP4/MP3, etc) of your work and filling out the submission form, by Sept 30). Residents may choose to submit work created at NZPS, or work that has been donated to the centre. The work must be ready-to-hang. There will not be room to exhibit work from everyone, so there will be a selection process. A small catalogue will be published to coincide with the exhibition. 038, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/696137 House Concert with Sarah Dill, Alan Jefferies, and Grafia https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/696136 House Concert on Saturday 17 Sept. Special guests are Sarah Dill from Minnesota, USA, and Alan Jefferies from Brisbane. Supporting their performances is Grafia, the local folk /blues trio who will play songs from their recently released 1st album "Ultimately Free". The evening begins with a pot luck meal / BBQ at 7.00pm, bring a plate and a bottle. Music from 8.00pm Tickets for the show $10 limited to 40. Phone or text Rob 0274 431490 to book a seat. 038, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/696136 Poetry Workshop with Alan Jefferies https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/692402 Alan Jefferies – Poet & Spoken Word Artist - will facilitate a poetry workshop on 11 Sept SUN, from 12-5pm, at NZ Pacific Studio. Author of 6 books of poetry, 4 children’s books, and several songs, Jefferies has appeared at literary festivals in Cairo, Hong Kong and Queensland, and is a Fellow at the NZ Pacific Studio. To enroll in the workshop ($15), please contact: info@artistresidency.org.nz (Please note: the venue is not wheelchair accessible.) 035, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/692402 Aug 31 - Opening Night of NZ International Film Festival, Masterton https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/691826 Come along to the film "THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS" featuring the music of cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other virtuoso musicians. "Lovely to watch... beautiful to hear" The New York Times Directed by Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom) Also featuring a film (5min) by NZPS resident video artist Adam Von Penfold, made with support from Masterton District Creative Communities Scheme. WEDNESDAY August 31 Drinks & nibbles from 7:15pm Film from 8pm The Regent Cinema, Masterton Tickets from The Regent or Di Grant / degrant@xtra.co.nz / Tel 377 1359 A Fundraiser for NZ Pacific Studio ONE SCREENING ONLY 035, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/691826 Two films -- on VAN GOGH & on the IMPRESSIONISTS https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/688583 Enjoy two films on two Sunday afternoons at the Regent Cinema, Masterton. 14 August 4pm - VAN GOGH - A NEW WAY OF SEEING 28 August 4pm - THE IMPRESSIONISTS - AND THE MAN WHO MADE THEM Tickets available at Aratoi Museum, open daily. One ticket $20, or $35 for both films The VAN GOGH film will be introduced by Bruce Congalton. THE IMPRESSIONISTS film will be introduced by Gareth Rapson. ONE SCREENING for each film only. A Benefit for Aratoi Museum & New Zealand Pacific Studio. 032, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/688583 Applications accepted for Friends of Aratoi Fellowship -- Deadline: 31 July -- CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/684087 With thanks to sponsorship from the Friends of Aratoi, NZPS invites applications for a two-week residency at its multi-cultural centre in northern Wairarapa, New Zealand. 027, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/684087 HOUSE MANAGER position https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/682969 Applications for this position are being accepted now. Applicants must be available for 2-3 months, starting from August. Please read about this opportunity & application process on The Big Idea. 026, 25 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/682969 OPEN STUDIO DAY - JUNE 19 - from 2pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/681516 Enjoy a cuppa and conversation with artists Ong Si Hui (Visual artist, Singapore), Adam Von Penfold (Filmmaker, New Zealand) & 2016 RAK Mason Fellow Annabel Wilson (Scriptwriter, New Zealand. Enjoy a tour through our historic house (1911) and gardens.The Open Studio Day is also an opportunity to meet Kay Flavell, the founder of NZPS, and descendants of the Burtons - Christopher and Sarah Ann - who had the house built. 025, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/681516 HUMILITAS - PAINTINGS BY TINA BUTTERFIELD https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/677479 Exhibition runs May 17 - 22. MEET THE ARTIST on May 18 at 6pm. Tina and other NZPS artists will be present. Toi Wairarapa Heart of Arts, 47 High Street N, Carterton. Open daily from 10am. (Photo: Tina Butterfield with her paintings at NZPS studio / Adam Von Penfold) 021, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/677479 OPEN STUDIO DAY - May 15 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/676654 OPEN STUDIO DAY at New Zealand Pacific Studio in Mt Bruce Meet artists and writers from around the world. Tour our historic 1911 home and gardens. Enjoy a cuppa. Entry by Koha. SUNDAY May 15 2pm with Sofia Perez Dancer / Choreographer from Chicago, USA Tina Butterfield / Painter based in Colorado, USA Talshya Renee Bujold-Abu / Illustrator from Canada Adam Von Penfold / NZ Filmmaker For more information: http://ymlp.com/z6xqye 020, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/676654 Emerging Artist Fellowship - Application Deadline 15 May midnight - Closed https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/672874 With thanks to donations from the Wairarapa community, New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for a two-week residency at its multi-cultural residency centre in rural Wairarapa - a year-round facility for artists from New Zealand and abroad. The purpose of this Fellowship is to support an artist at an early stage of his/her development. The Fellowship must be taken before 31 October 2016. 016, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/672874 April 14 - Gerard Harris performs at Gladstone Inn https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/672067 NZPS comedian/storyteller-in-residence Gerard Harris, straight from performances in Wellington & Dunedin, will perform on Thursday April 14th at Gladstone Inn. Event starts at 7.30 and Gerard is on from 9.30 pm. Entry is $5. 016, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/672067 March 13 - Media Release - Five Sponsorships in the Wairarapa https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/671493 New Zealand Pacific Studio (NZPS) in Mount Bruce, Wairarapa, announces the recipients of its five fellowships – artists, writers and creative people from around New Zealand and around the world who are being sponsored to work and live at its historic northern Wairarapa homestead built in 1911 and converted into an artists’ residency centre in 2001. 015, 7 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/671493 BYO STORY - Bring Your Own Story - WORLD STORYTELLING DAY https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/667618 March 20, 7pm. Education Centre, 22 Dixon St, Masterton. For adults. “Bring Your Own Story” is led by Gaye Sutton, NZPS Masterton Fellow. Gaye is writing a book of stories “Changing The World One Story At A Time” while in residency, supported by Masterton District Council. Venue support: Wairarapa REAP. For information: 377 2956. 012, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/667618 OPEN STUDIO DAY - March 20, 2-5pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/667617 MEET artists & writers, VIEW the studios & home & gardens, ENJOY conversation & a cuppa with Illustrator Betsy McKimm (Canada), Painter Laurence O’Toole (Ireland), Writer Brandy Scott (NZ) and Storyteller Gaye Sutton (NZ). New Zealand Pacific Studio, 85229 State Highway 2, Mt Bruce, Tel 06 375 8441. All invited. 012, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/667617 Masterton Fellow appointed https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/661805 Gaye Sutton has been selected as the 2016 Masterton Fellow and will be in residence for three weeks in March, including World Storytelling Day on March 20th, when public activities will be held. Her first novel was released in 2015 and during the Fellowship supported by Masterton District Council, she will work on "Change The World One Story At a Time", a book of her stories. 007, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/661805 Benefit Film Premiere - Feb 25 at 8pm - Regent Cinema Masterton https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/661116 THE LADY IN THE VAN. Book your tickets ($20/each) early for this wonderful film starring Maggie Smith. Film at 8pm. Refreshments from 7:15. Funds raised will go to support a residency for an Emerging Artist. Advance Bookings please, by emailing your name, tel, number of tickets wanted, to us: info@artistresidency.org.nz. UPDATE -- $1170 was raised, which will go to support an Emerging Artist Fellowship. We will accept applications from April 15 to May 15. 007, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/661116 EMA SAIKO POETRY FELLOWSHIP - APPLICATIONS CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/658528 New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for this three-week poetry fellowship. Deadline: 17 February 2016 Follow the link below for more information. 005, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/658528 R.A.K. MASON WRITING FELLOWSHIP - APPLICATIONS CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/658527 New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for this three-week writing fellowship. Deadline: 17 February 2016. Follow the link below for information. 005, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/658527 ANZAC Bridge Fellowship 2016 - APPLICATIONS CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/652971 New Zealand Pacific Studio and Friends of ANZAC Bridge invite applications for a 2-week residency during the ANZAC Day period - project proposals must include a community participation component. This opportunity is sponsored by Trust House Community Enterprise, Masterton. Applications close midnight 25 January 2016. 052, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/652971 2016 Lavinia Winter Fellowship - Applications Closed https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/647285 This Fellowship is open for women artists under the age of 40. Deadline 15 December, midnight! APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED. We have received interest from artists in Austria, Canada, France, Italy, NZ, and USA. 047, 15 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/647285 Call for “Masterton Fellow” at New Zealand Pacific Studio / Deadline 30 Nov 2015 - CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/645276 Artists/writers/researchers working in any media are welcomed to apply for this three-week residency/fellowship at NZPS. The Masterton Fellow will be in residence for three weeks at an historic 1911 villa, with accommodation sponsored (valued at $975), an art materials stipend ($300), complimentary transportation from airport or train/bus stations in Masterton/Palmerston North, and assistance from Community Coordinator. Funded through Community Development Fund, Masterton District Council. 045, 1 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/645276 Announcement - 2015 Ema Saiko Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/635801 New Zealand Pacific Studio announces that Tokyo resident Yukari Nikawa has been selected as our 2015 Ema Saiko Fellow. Yukari Nikawa writes beautifully crafted tanka and haiku, and we look forward to her residency with us in early 2016. It was a difficult selection process, with many very strong applicants, and we thank everyone for their application. 037, 8 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/635801 Announcement - 2015 Friends of Aratoi Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/623989 NEW ZEALAND PACIFIC STUDIO & FRIENDS OF ARATOI(Aratoi Museum of Art and History) announce the 2015 Friends of Aratoi Fellow, MARIE E. POTTER. A multi-media artist and Finalist in the 2014 Wallace Art Awards, Potter will be at the New Zealand Pacific Studio, Artists' Residency Centre in October, during the Kokomai Creative Festival - Wairarapa. (Photo of Marie Potter by Denise Batchelor, 2014) 028, 7 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/623989 Call-out for Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship - ENTRIES CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/623222 New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications from poets for its three-week Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship. Deadline: 31 July 2015 027, 2 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/623222 Call-out for Friends of Aratoi Fellowship -- ENTRIES CLOSED https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/613284 We invite applications from creative practitioners who seek to make a connection with the Wairarapa and its history. 021, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/613284 An afternoon of Music at NZ Pacific Studio, Sunday 24 May, 2pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/611538 Join our inaugural Music Fellow, Jona Byron for an informal recital of songs and discussion of his creative process. 020, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/611538 ANZAC Memorial Service, ANZAC Memorial Bridge, 2pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/607600 Join the Friends of the ANZAC Memorial Bridge and the local community for a memorial service at the beautiful ANZAC Memorial Bridge at 2pm on ANZAC Day, Saturday 25 April. Also join in a cup-of-tea at Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre afterwards and see the culmination of 2015 ANZAC Fellow, artist Connah Podmore's project 'Writing to History'. 016, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/607600 NZ Pacific Studio Artist's pop-up exhibition in Wellington, Sunday 19 April https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/607599 Pop-up exhibition of 100+ images from Susan diRende's residency at NZ Pacific Studio Artists' Residency Centre, Wairarapa, part of an ongoing 2015 project entitled 'A Year in Miniature'. 19 Tory St, Wellington, 3pm. 016, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/607599 Workshops with Artist, writing postcards to History https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/606663 Join 2015 ANZAC Fellow Connah Podmore to write on beautiful postcards that will form part of an artwork and contribute to the ANZAC Day service at the ANZAC Memorial Bridge. Masterton Library, Friday 10 April, 11am; Eketahuna Library, Friday 17 April, 11am; and NZ Pacific Studio, Saturday, 18 April, 2pm. All Welcome. 015, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/606663 Connah Podmore Selected to be the 2015 ANZAC Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602519 Congratulations to Wellington-based multidisciplinary artist Connah Podmore, who has been awarded a three week Fellowship at NZ Pacific Studio. 013, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602519 Open Studios and Special Reading at NZ Pacific Studios, 2:30pm Sun 22 March https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602520 You are invited to NZ Pacific Studio's open afternoon, 2:00 - 5:00pm. There will be a special artist's talk by Lavinia Winter Fellow, Emma Chalmers, and a special reading by R.A.K. Mason Writer's Fellow, Madeleine Slavick, at 2:30pm in the Clockmaker's Loft. 013, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602520 Madeleine Slavick is the 2015 R.A.K. Mason Writer's Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602518 Congratulations to Madeleine Slavick who has been selected for a three week Fellowship at NZ Pacific Studio. 013, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/602518 Emma Chalmers Selected to be the 2015 Lavinia Winter Fellow https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/587721 We are very pleased to announce that Emma Chalmers of Dunedin will be our next Lavinia Winter Fellow, in residence most of March 2015. 050, 7 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/587721 R.A.K. Mason Fellow 2014, wins prestigious prize https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/586696 Previous R.A.K. Mason Fellow, Tracy Farr, has won the prestigious Sunday Star Times Short Story Award. With Tracy's short story, 'Once had me,' the nearby historic Norwegian church in Mauriceville is now living well beyond the bounds of its geography and history. With thanks to Fellowship sponsors Christine Hunt Daniell and Derek Daniell, and maybe even to the late R.A.K. Mason, the namesake of the Fellowship CLOSING THIS SUNDAY, 30 November, for 2014. 048, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/586696 Call-out for ANZAC Fellow 2015, Closes Sunday 7 December 2014 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/584508 We invite applications for the ANZAC Fellowship 2015. 046, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/584508 Call-out for R.A.K. Mason Writer's Fellowship, Closes Sunday 30 November 2014 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/582252 We invite applications for the R.A.K. Mason Writer's Fellowship from writers of all kinds. 044, 1 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/582252 Call-out for Lavinia Winter Fellowship https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/577312 Our call-out for applicants for the Lavinia Winter Fellowship closes on the 12th of October. If you are a woman aged under forty and are engaged with writing and/or the visual arts, be sure to apply. In memory of Lavinia Winter who passed away before reaching forty, the Fellowship is generously offered by the Winter family to make a difference in the life of a young woman in the early stages of her career. With humble thanks to the Winter family. 040, 3 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/577312 Special Poetry Reading and Open Studios https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/575954 You are invited to visit NZ Pacific Studio. Poetry Reading 2:30pm Open Studios 2:00 - 5:00pm 039, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/575954 Opening Intl Film Festival, Fundraiser, September 3 at 7:30pm https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/569319 Join us at Regent 3 Cinemas in Masterton on September 3rd at 7:30pm for 'The Lunch Box'--the film to open the International Film Festival. Refreshments served from 7pm. 033, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/569319 Exhibition Opening https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/564365 Justine Fletcher, Friends of Aratoi Fellow, Opens her exhibition '607' at Aratoi Museum of Art and History, Friday 18 July, from 5pm. She is also giving a floortalk on Saturday the 19th at 2pm. All Welcome! 029, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/564365 Open Studios, Sunday 13 July https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/561325 An opportunity to see artists at work and attend a special reading of short fiction. 027, 4 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.artistresidency.org.nz/blog/561325