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Opportunity Arts

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Help ‘Opportunity Arts’ support NZ artists with diverse backgrounds - who just need a bit of helping hand to be celebrated & have success!

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Kia ora,

'Opportunity Arts' advocates, empowers and provides practical support for artists of diverse backgrounds who face barriers to participation in the arts; to develop individual, sustainable arts practices.

We work with talented and dedicated, emerging artists, who for various reasons (for example, disability) require additional support to access opportunities that can increase their audience, profile, income, sense of pride and purpose.

We are passionate that with this mahi we can encourage social change and diversify the New Zealand contemporary art scene. Giving a voice and platform to those who are often unheard and unseen within this community and wider society.

Each artists journey with Opportunity Arts is different. But here's how it worked for Peter:

→ Peter Peterson is a talented sculptor (he creates stunning ceramics).

→ Peter wants to exhibit more. His work is of a high-quality and should have a larger audience.

→ Peter finds reading, utilizing the internet and art management logistics challenging.

→ Opportunity Arts tells Peter about upcoming shows and supports him to complete the application and all the logistics (ie: writing an artist statement, attending the opening) to be included in the show.

→ Opportunity Arts sponsors Peter by paying $50 submission fee (because Peter is receiving a benefit and has no disposable income).

→ Peter is included in the show, the public gets to experience his work and Peter is stoked! Opportunity Arts is also really pleased!

Use of funds

Funds raised from this page will support Artists to have inclusion in public exhibitions.


Latest donations

  • Emma Burgess

    Emma Burgess on 19 Dec 2018

    $50

    Fostering creativity gets the thumbs up from me!

    $50

  • Chock

    Chock on 05 Jul 2018

    Private

    Awesome cause very happy to support. Kia kaha

    Private

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 15 Jun 2018

    Private

    Private

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 15 Jun 2018

    $20

    $20

  • Joanne

    Joanne on 15 Jun 2018

    Private

    This is fantastic!!! All the best :)

    Private

Page created by

Eryn Gribble

Individual
Wellington

Kia ora,

'Opportunity Arts' advocates, empowers and provides practical support for artists of diverse backgrounds who face barriers to participation in the arts; to develop individual, sustainable arts practices.

We work with talented and dedicated, emerging artists, who for various reasons (for example, disability) require additional support to access opportunities that can increase their audience, profile, income, sense of pride and purpose.

We are passionate that with this mahi we can encourage social change and diversify the New Zealand contemporary art scene. Giving a voice and platform to those who are often unheard and unseen within this community and wider society.

All funds raised benefit

Opportunity Arts

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Eryn Gribble on behalf of Opportunity Arts.

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“Awesome cause very happy to support. Kia kaha”
“This is fantastic!!! All the best :)”
“GO Opportunity Arts!!!!”
“Loving it!!!”
“Get that art outta community galleries and into the big league!”
“Fantastic mahi! Lovin' it!”
$270 donated

Given by 7 generous donors in one year

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