Call for proposals: Northart projects 2024

Proposals are invited from New Zealand artists, curators and creatives for projects at NORTHART in 2024.

Proposals are now invited from individuals or groups of emerging, mid career and established New Zealand artists, curators and creatives for projects at NORTHART in 2024.

Selected artists will work with NORTHART’s Co-Directors Jonathan Organ and Jessica Pearless to develop an exhibition or creative project that includes a public programme of an artist talk and an educational workshop. NORTHART exhibitions are four to six weeks in duration

Selected artists are required to install their own exhibition at the gallery.

Proposal requirements:

  • Exhibition concept with description of your proposed show (one page)
  • A selection of previous and/or current images of work
  • An up to date CV for each participating artist or curator
  • An indication of possible dates for the exhibition and when you will be ready to exhibit
  • Any other relevant documentation to support your proposal, including reviews, links to websites or online portfolios
  • Indication of concept for artist-led educational workshop
  • Confirmation of your ability to install and deinstall your exhibition


What we offer:

  • Curatorial guidance to help you to develop your exhibition
  • Inclusion in NORTHART’s marketing and publicity
  • An Exhibition opening event
  • Public programme support
  • Educational workshop support from our Art Educator
  • In-house design and production of standard exhibition catalogues
  • The opportunity to sell your artwork through NORTHART Objects if desired


Proposals are due by 5pm, 1 October 2023

Please click here for more information and to apply

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