Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement:

Headline: Hokianga Artist in Residence

Apply now to be the 2015 Hokianga artist in residence.

This ten week residency offers free accommodation, a small supplementary fee and space to create in an inspiring environment. It’s open to practising artists for whom the environment plays a significant part in their new work.

The residency will take place at Rawene Art Park, set in four acres of park-like grounds with stunning harbour views.

It includes accommodation in a studio unit with kitchenette and ensuite bathroom plus use of all facilities including artist’s studio at no cost plus $200 per week to supplement living expenses.

Applications close 16 March, 2015.

For more information and application forms contact Linda Blincko 

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