The Blumhardt Foundation

has funded a wide range of activities and people in its work to promote New Zealand craft/object art.

NEWS

BLUMHARDT FUNDING 2018

 

Blumhardt International Residency:

Objectspace in support of their professional development and exhibition project with Swedish based contemporary jewellery/object collective Conversation Piece, featuring artists Beatrice Brovia and Nicholas Cheng, scheduled late 2019.

 

Blumhardt Grants:

Ceramics NZ – support to launch a national NZ Ceramics magazine

Peter Deckers (Makers101 Ltd) – supporting the inclusion of 23 NZ artists at the FRAME, International Handwerksmesse, during Munich Jewellery Week

Pātaka Art+Museum – Owen Mapp lifetime survey exhibition and publication

Tauranga Art Gallery – curated group show of senior craft/object practitioners at historical Western Bay of Plenty mission house The Elms

CNZ/Blumhardt Curatorial Internship - Milly Mitchell-Anyon

Blumhardt Lecture:

no funding allocation made.

 

Dame Doreen's Gift:

Dame Doreen's Gift 2018 has been awarded to Warkworth based weaver Christopher Duncan.

 

RECIPIENTS OF FUNDING JULY 2017

Peter Deckers - support for New Zealand international and national jewellery exhibitions that are part of Handshake 2018.

Wellington Potters’ Association - new display plinths

Auckland Festival of Ceramics 2017

Blumhardt Residency - Renne Bevan, contemporary jeweller, at the Dowse Art Museum

Blumhardt Grants:

Pātaka Art + Museum Wi Taepa: Retrospect at Auckland Art Gallery

Objectspace: contribution to the gallery’s re-development

2017 Curatorial Internship: Simon Gennard Sleeping Arrangements

 

RECIPIENTS OF FUNDING JULY 2016

Dame Doreen’s Gift:

Craig McIntosh, carver and jeweller

Blumhardt Grants:

Auckland Festival of Ceramics

Book Chester Nealie : Etched in Fire

Marlborough Museum: forthcoming publication on Elizabeth Lissaman

Denis O’Connor: residency with Chester Nealie at Gulgong

Jim Cooper: residency at Guldagergaard, International Ceramic Research Centre

Curatorial intern: Faith Wilson

 

Beatrice Brovia and Nicholas Cheng

Ceramics magazine

Alan Preston, Ulabanana Necklace, 2017

Owen Mapp, Taniwha and Dragon

The Elms

Christopher Duncan

The Blumhardt Foundation

has funded a wide range of activities and people in its work to promote New Zealand craft/art.

BLUMHARDT GRANTS AWARDED JULY 2017

 

Peter Deckers - support for New Zealand international and national jewellery exhibitions that are part of Handshake 2018. The Handshake project aims to build independent jewellery artists with an innovative and energetic practice.

Wellington Potters’ Association - providing new display plinths for their annual Ceramicus exhibition

Auckland Festival of Ceramics 2017 - support for this ever-expanding region-wide celebration and showcase of ceramics and clay that engages the community and appeals to a broad audience.

RECIPIENTS OF FUNDING JULY 2016

Dame Doreen’s Gift:

Craig McIntosh, carver and jeweller

Blumhardt Grants:

Auckland Festival of Ceramics

Book Chester Nealie : Etched in Fire

Marlborough Museum: forthcoming publication on Elizabeth Lissaman

Denis O’Connor: residency with Chester Nealie at Gulgong

Jim Cooper: residency at Guldagergaard, International Ceramic Research Centre

Curatorial intern: Faith Wilson