This section has information and application forms for each of the four fellowships of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2023. There are also FAQs, two Easy Read options and NZSL interpretation. Thanks to Kelly Hodgins and Platform Interpreting New Zealand for the NZSL videos.
Call for applications to Fellowships 2023
Applications to Arts Access Aotearoa’s Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2023 are open. The fellowships will give the recipients financial support to create or develop an arts project or new work. The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 20 November 2023.
The four fellowships, worth $10,000 each, provide investment in artists’ practice and development.
Each fellowship has its own webpage. The fellowships are:
- Whakahoa Kaitoi Whanaketanga Creative New Zealand Artist Fellowship: supporting a Deaf or disabled artist, or an artist who has a disability or impairment, or an artist with lived experience of mental distress to undertake a project that will develop their art practice.
- Whakahoa Kaitoi i Te Ara Poutama Arts in Corrections Artist Fellowship: supporting an artist who is living in the community and is/has been in the criminal justice system to develop their art practice. The focus of this fellowship is to create and document new work or build on previous work, with the support of an arts mentor.
- Whakahoa Whakawatea Kaitoi Tangata Holdsworth Creative Spaces Fellowship: supporting a facilitator/tutor-led project that involves artists within a creative space working collaboratively. Accessibility will be built into the creation and/or presentation of new or existing work. You must be a member of Arts Access Aotearoa's Creative Spaces Network.
- Whakahoa Kaitoi Te Puna Toi Arts For All Fellowship: supporting an individual to research or develop an area of accessibility that will increase access for Deaf and/or disabled people. You must be working in or with an arts company or organisation that is a member of the Arts For All Network, facilitated by Arts Access Aotearoa.
Please contact Caleb Gordon, Projects Coordinator Kairuruku a Toi, Arts Access Aotearoa if you have any questions. You can call Caleb on 04 802 4191 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Easy Read information about the fellowships
There is also Easy Read information about the Whakahoa Kaitoi Whanaketanga Creative New Zealand Artist Fellowship
Frequently asked questions
Fellowship recipients in 2022
Artists, a creative space and projects built around access, inclusion and participation in the arts were recipients of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2022.
Thank you to our generous sponsors, who made these Fellowships possible.