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Suffrage 125th Anniversary Temporary Artworks

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at midnight 27 May 2018 (NZST).

For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact Nichola Waugh on 021 506703  or email and quote your application number. Applications close on Sunday 27 May at midnight. No extensions or late submissions will be accepted.

Please note this is not a grant is it an application for submitting a concept for Suffrage 125th Anniversary Temporary Artworks.


Q1: How much detail do I need to have in my budget break down?

A1:The Budget breakdown can be high level and is expected to be estimates only. The assessment panel will be looking to see if you have sense checked your concept and it is achievable within the available project budget. Each temporary artwork has been allocated a budget of $55,000. The contract will cover all artwork development costs; including artist’s fees, technical reports, structural engineering, any prototyping, fabrication of the artwork, enabling works for installation and a project contingency. The installation costs will be covered by Auckland Council as will the foundation.

Q2: For the budget breakdown, how much should I set aside for my artist fee?

A2: Approximately 12% -15% of the project budget.

Q3: How developed does my concept need to be?

A3: For this submission you can focus on a core idea. This can be conveyed through your concept statement and sketches. If successful, your concept will be developed through developed and detailed design phases.

Q4: Can I submit multiple concepts in my application?

A4: Please submit one application per concept. You can submit more than one concept by creating another application.

Q5: I consider myself an established artist, however have not had an opportunity to do a public artwork before, am I eligible?

A5: Yes you are, we encourage you to submit an application.

Q6: What is the definition of emerging artist?

A6: An emerging artist has received recognition for the public presentation of at least one work in the area of arts practice for which they’re applying for funding. Someone who is recognised by peers or experts in the artist’s area of arts practice, which can include kaumātua or kuia, or other people of standing within the artist’s community. Someone who has specialised training or practical experience in their area of arts practice (training need not have been at an academic institution). Source: Creative New Zealand.


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