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Fulbright New Zealand 65th anniversary art auction

Fulbright New Zealand 65th anniversary art auction

Fulbright New Zealand, the provider of scholarships for educational and cultural exchange between New Zealand and the United States of America, celebrates its 65th anniversary in September with a number of activities including an online art auction. Visual artist alumni and supporters are generously donating the proceeds from the sale of their artworks to the Fulbright New Zealand Trust endowment fund, which will provide for additional awards in future.

There are 21 of New Zealand’s top artists and a total of 28 artworks in this special auction, ranging from paintings and prints to ceramics and glass. Artists include Fulbright alumni Laurence Aberhart, Julian Dashper, Kerry Ann Lee, Darcy Nicholas, Manos Nathan and Raewyn Turner, and non-alumni Robyn Kahukiwa and Albert Wendt, to name a few. Online bids will be accepted for all artworks at www.fulbright.org.nz/events/artauction, with some earmarked for sale at gala dinners in Auckland and Wellington during the anniversary month.

Darcy Nicholas - The Story Teller
Digital print with hand painted acrylics; 790mm x 490mm; limited edition (2/6); framed

Please visit the Fulbright New Zealand website to see the fabulous range of artworks on offer, and bid generously knowing that you are supporting Fulbright New Zealand's mission to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of New Zealand and the United States of America by means of educational and cultural exchange.

Bids are accepted from anywhere in the world, although please note that the purchaser will be responsible for shipping costs. The online art auction closes at 5:00pm (NZT) on Monday 30 September.

Please check out the fundraising art auction at www.fulbright.org.nz/events/artauction and also forward this email to your friends, family and colleagues to help spread the word!


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