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Arts Board: Second Project Funding Round, 2001

Arts Board: Second Project Funding Round, 2000-2001

In this funding round, the Arts Board received 592 applications seeking more than $8.7 million. In the end, the Arts Board offered grants to 177 projects totalling just over $1.9 million.

The Arts Board has three funding programmes to which applicants apply. These are Creative and Professional Development, New Work, and Presentation, Promotion and Audience Development.

Creative & Professional Development


Greg Barron: towards a research and workshop tour of ceramics in China $10,000

Belinda Hager: towards a research trip $10,000

Jason Hall: towards a jewellery workshop at Fluxus $2,775

Lyn Kelly: to promote a joint jewellery exhibition $2,970

National Association of Woodturners NZ Inc: towards international demonstrators at the South Pacific Woodturning Symposium $7,500

Ann Viser: towards overseas study of silversmithing and enameling techniques $10,000


Glenn Birchall: towards study for masters degree in choreography at VCA $5,000

Black Grace Dance Company: to workshop "Siva" $20,000

Ann Dewey: towards a study trip to New York City $5,000

Kelly Nash: to attend "Breaking Ground" in Toronto $2,674

Touch Compass Dance Trust: towards a choreographic lab. project with Touch Compass $11,900

Becca Wood: to attend an intensive workshop in Arizona $3,090

Fine Arts

Art & Industry Biennial Trust: towards research for Art and Industry 2002 $10,000

Tina Barton: towards international research $3,750

Saskia Leek: towards a research trip to Holland $5,000

Anna Petersen: towards a study tour of American photographic collections $5,000


University of Iowa: to support a NZ writer at the International Writing Program in Iowa $10,000

Moving Image

Gillian Ashurst: to attend the Raindance Film Festival and seminar programme in London $5,000

New Zealand Film Festival: towards overseas filmmakers to the NZ Film Festival $15,000

Wellington Fringe Film Festival: towards the 14th Wellington Film Festival $10,000


Scott Braid: towards studies in music theatre in Britain $5,000

Sean Curham: towards creative development of "Still Life 2001" $15,000

Good Company: to research and develop “Lumin” $15,000

Out Of Hand Productions: to develop "Salvage" $30,000

Rotaction: to develop a multimedia performance installation $8,000


Soren Beech: to continue postgraduate study in cello in USA. This includes $2500 from the Butland Music Scholarship $3,000

Manu Berkeljon: towards postgraduate violin studies in Australia $3,000

Brass Bands Association of NZ (Inc): towards an annual youth development programme $12,000

Riki McDonnell: to attend an international tuba and euphonium conference in Finland $2,000

Music In New Zealand: to publish three further issues during 2001 $16,500

NZ Gold Guitar Festival: towards a songwriting workshop $1,000

Stroma: to present a programme of contemporary music featuring Xenakis and NZ commissions $5,000

Jane Tankersley: to complete a masters degree in early music vocal performance in USA $5,000

Nick Tipping: towards postgraduate jazz studies overseas $5,000

Waitaki Summer Music Camp: towards a residential chamber and orchestral training course for young musicians $2,000


Andrew Foster: towards a residency at the Royal Court Theatre, London $2,500

Dianna Fuemana: towards a residency at the University of Massachusetts $3,000

Magdalena Aotearoa Trust: towards costs of a theatre exchange with "Cristina Castrillo" $16,660

Briar Monro: towards research into community and site-specific theatre in Britain $3,000

New Zealand Comedy Trust: towards Laugh! new works concept development and implementation $10,000

SiLO Theatre: towards monthly forums for writers, directors and performers $15,000

Sam Trubridge: towards study at the Slade School of Arts $3,000

Urban Theatre projects Ltd: to develop a new work, "Fa'afafine" $5,000

Young & Hungry Youth Theatre: to commission three plays $22,000

New Work


Susannah Bridges: towards an exhibition of new work at EON $8,000

Mary-Louise Browne: towards a new body of ceramic works $8,000

Moyra Elliott: to commission emergent ceramists to create new work for an exhibition $5,500

Alastair Keating: towards an exhibition of furniture design $8,000

John Lawrence: towards a new body of work $5,000


Mudra Dance Company: towards the creation of "Shri Ram Katha" $19,800

Fine Arts

Mark Adams: towards research and travel for three photographic projects $35,000

Paula Collier: towards a site-specific installation at the Physics Room $3,000

Lisa Crowley: towards a photographic and video installation $8,000

Michael Harrison: towards an exhibition of paintings and drawings in New Zealand and Australia $18,000

Paul Johns: towards a body of photographs for an exhibition $5,000

Haru Sameshima: towards a body of new photographic work $10,000


Frances Cherry: to write a novel for young adults $9,000

Kate De Goldi: to write a novel $18,000

Barbara Else: to write a novel $18,000

David Geary: to write a novel $9,000

Charlotte Grimshaw: to write a novel $9,000

Michael Johnson: to write a novel $9,000

Vivienne Joseph: to write a novel for young adults $9,000

Kapka Kassabova: to write a novel $9,000

Jan Kemp: to write a memoir and a collection of poems $9,000

Shonagh Koea: to write a novel $9,000

Zion Komene: to write a novel $9,000

Julie Leibrich: to write a collection of poetry $9,000

Chris MacLean: to write a biography $9,000

Julia Millen: to write a biography of Guthrie Wilson $9,000

Halina Ogonowska-Coates: to write a novel $9,000

Marianne Schultz: to write the history of Limbs Dance Company $6,000

Bill Sewell: to write a sequence of poems $9,000

Bernard Steeds: to write a collection of short stories $9,000

Bronwyn Tate: to write a novel $9,000

University of Waikato: to support the writer-in-residence at Waikato University $18,000

Victoria University of Wellington: to support the writer-in-residence at Victoria University $20,140

Louise Wrightson: to write a collection of poetry and short fiction $9,000


David Eggleton: to produce a CD of poetry set to music by four composers $5,400

David Eggleton: to write a selective survey of New Zealand photography $9,000

Raewyn Hill: to create and present "When Love Comes Calling" $20,000

Kapiti Arts Trust: to develop and present “Sanctuary of Spirits” $16,000

NZ International Festival of the Arts: to create, produce and present new performing arts works at the 2002 Festival $250,000

Scrambled Legs: to create and present "Slow Stride Eyes Open" $15,287

The Clinic: to present “Beneath our Feet” $15,000

Wellington Fringe Arts Trust: towards funding for participants in 2002 Fringe Festival $43,000


175 East: to commission works by NZ composers $4,000

Edward Allen: to commission a work for horn and harp by Ross Harris $2,800

Brassouls: to compose and record original works for brass band $5,000

Kevin Field: to record a CD of original jazz compositions $5,000

Victoria Kelly: to produce an innovative CD $5,000

Chris Knox: to compose and record an experimental music project $10,000

Gregory Malcolm: to compose, record and tour a body of work for "adapted guitar" $5,300

New Zealand Big Band Charitable Trust: towards a recording of commissioned New Zealand works for big band $4,000

Dean Roberts: to produce a CD of experimental contemporary music $5,000

Round Trip Mars Records: to produce a compilation album $5,000

Solaris Duo: to commission a work for clarinet and piano by Rachel Clement $1,800

Stroma: to commission new works for Chamber Ensemble $4,000

Andrew Uren: to commission a bass clarinet chamber concerto by John Rimmer $5,000


Aotearoa Young People's Theatre: to present "The Love Wrangler" in Auckland $30,000

Beth Kayes: to present "A House Across Oceans" $8,225

Roadworks: to create and present "Darkness, Not Asleep" $13,978

Salt: to creat and present "Salt' $32,500

Theatre Stampede: to create and present "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" $30,000

Presentation, Promotion & Audience Development


Creative Fibre: towards a national exhibition of NZ fibre art and craft $5,000

Dowse Art Museum: towards the 4th NZ Jewellery Biennale publication $10,000


Black Grace Dance Company: to tour "Grass Roots" $76,000

MAU: towards presentation at the Adelaide Festival $15,500

Fine Arts

Bishop Suter Art Gallery: towards a catalogue to accompany the 2nd Goodman Suter Contemporary Art Project $12,000

Blue Oyster Gallery: towards a six-month project of emerging art $10,000

City Gallery, Wellington: towards a CD-ROM and publication for "Kia Marama" $8,000

Enjoy: towards exhibitions by emerging New Zealand artists $10,000

Govett Brewster Art Gallery: towards an exhibition and catalogue for "Go Girl" $12,000

David Hatcher: towards an exhibition of contemporary New Zealand art in Berlin, Germany $20,000

High Street Project: towards a series of exhibitions for emerging artists $10,000

Hocken Library: towards a catalogue and exhibition on the work of Robin White $10,000

Lightbox Exhibition Space: towards a series of emergent artist exhibitions $5,000

Toby Morris: towards the first issue of a comics anthology $2,000

The Andy Warhol Museum: towards the representation of Michael Parekowhai in "Popular Cultures" $12,000

Waikato Museum of Art & History: towards an exhibition publication $12,000


Auckland University Press: to publish a memoir by Vanya Lowry $2,500

Auckland University Press: to publish a collection of poetry by Richard Reeve $2,000

Children's Literature Foundation NZ Inc: to support four activities of Storylines Festival $2,500

Clerestory Press: to publish a book on early travel by Maori by Helen Hogan $5,000

Lindsay Forbes: to support poetry performances at Poetry Cafe, Porirua $1,000

Fringe Arts Collective: to support four New Zealand poets to attend the festival $2,000

Harper Collins Publishers (NZ) Ltd: to publish a novel by Adrienne Jansen $2,500

Longacre Press Ltd: to pubish "Peri" by Penelope Todd $2,500

Longacre Press Ltd: to publish "Kalik" by Jack Lasenby $3,000

Evengy Pavlov: to publish an anthology of New Zealand poetry in Russia $5,000

Random House New Zealand Ltd: to publish a memoir by Peter Wells $3,000

Random House New Zealand Ltd: to publish a novel by Emma Neale $3,000

Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd: to publish a novel for children by Diana Menefy $2,000

Scholastic NZ Limited: to publish a bilingual children's book $3,000

Scholastic NZ Limited: to publish a Maori retelling of "Grandpa's Cardigan" $3,000

Sudden Valley Press: to publish a book of poetry by Tony Beyer $1,000

The New Zealand Poetry Society Inc: to support a tour of North Island poets $6,000

University of Otago Press: to publish a short story collection by David Lyndon Brown $2,000

University of Otago Press: to publish a collection of poetry by Jan Kemp $1,500

Vancouver Writers Festival: to support Kapka Kassabova’s attendance at the Vancouver Writers' Festival $4,000

Victoria University Press: to publish a book of poems by Geoff Cochrane $2,000

Victoria University Press: to publish a book of poems by Kate Camp $2,000

Victoria University Press: to publish a novel by Tim Corballis $2,500

Victoria University Press: to publish a novel by Kate Duignan $3,000

Victoria University Press: to publish a biography of Geoffrey de Montalk $3,000

Wai-te-ata Press: to publish a collection of poems by Alistair Campbell $2,000

Women's Bookshop: to support the Women's Book Weekend $5,000


Christchurch Drama Centre: to present "Playing from the Heart" $8,000

Cloudboy: to present live music with a European tour of archival New Zealand film $11,000

Drum Productions: to present “Style Pacifika 2001” $15,000

Hastings Blossom Festival: to stage the Hastings Blossom Festival $8,000

Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust: to present New Zealand work at the Lake Taupo Arts Festival $12,000

NZ International Festival of the Arts: to present New Zealand work at the 2002 Festival $60,000

Prompt: towards a New Zealand performing arts touring network $25,000

Strike: towards a New Zealand tour $23,000

Te Vaka: to perform in WOMAD Singapore in 2001 $12,000

The Topp Twins: towards a USA tour $5,000

Victoria University School of Music: towards a festival of NZ music in Amsterdam $10,000


Fiddlesticks & Double Trouble: towards a New Zealand tour of schools and communities $10,000

Harper Collins Publishers (NZ) Ltd: to publish a book on New Zealand pop music and culture by Murray Cammick $5,000

History of Print Culture in New Zealand/HUMANZ: towards a concert by the Baroque ensemble, Restoration $1,800

Carolyn Mills: to present an education tour featuring solo harp to schools in Marlborough $3,000

Morrison Music Trust: towards a CD of New Zealand orchestral music performed by NZSO $8,000

Nelson School of Music: to present national and international musicians in Nelson $9,000

Saxcess: towards a CD of NZ Saxophone Quartet music $4,000

Soul Projects: towards a 2nd National Hip-Hop Summit in Auckland $6,000

TrinityRoots: towards a national tour performing original music $5,000


Calico Young People’s Theatre: to create and distribute a generic poster $7,000

Compania Segundo: to present "No. 2" in an Australian tour $2,600

Compania Segundo: to present “No. 2” in a European tour $7,600

Golden Weather Productions: towards a national tour of "End of the Golden Weather" $10,000

Natalie Hitchcock: to present "Little Death" at SiLO Theatre $2,500

Nelson Arts Festival: to present "Blossom" in top of the South Island regional centres $5,000

New Pacific Underground Society: to rework and tour "Rangi and Mau's Fantastic Voyage" $25,000

New Pacific Underground Society: towards script development of "Alisa" $5,000

SiLO Theatre: to produce a season of work "Silo's Shakespeare" $12,000

Theatre Stampede: towards the costs of creating a touring set fo "Blossom" $12,500


Carolyn Wu was awarded a Jack McGill Music Scholarship of $3000 towards post-graduate piano studies in Britain.

Stacey Dixon was awarded a Jack McGill Music Scholarship of $5000 to continue post-graduate oboe studies in Britain.

Lara Hall was awarded a Jack McGill Music Scholarship of $5000 towards post-graduate violin studies in the United States.

Soren Beech was awarded the Butland Music Scholarship of $2500 to continue post-graduate study in cello in the USA, which was supplemented by a $500 Arts Board grant.

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