Arts Regional Trust
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The Arts Regional Trust : Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi is an arts and creative industries development agency and a leading investor in growing entrepreneurship in Auckland’s creative sector.
The City Councils of Auckland and Manukau created the Arts Regional Trust Te Taumata Toi-a–iwi (ART) in 2000 to manage and grow their combined share of funds provided through the disestablishment of Auckland Regional Services Trust.
To date, ART has invested in a number of significant projects in partnership with other organisations such as the city councils of the Auckland region, universities and government agencies.
Our big idea
(ART) is growing entrepreneurship in Auckland’s creative sector to generate cultural and economic outcomes that benefit the Auckland Region.
For over ten years, Duncan Greive has been writing and following the news, now he’s making the news. The founder and editor of 'The Spinoff' is the Hynds Creative Entrepreneur 2016.
The talent, passion and drive of 12 creative entrepreneurs was recognised and celebrated at the 2016 ART Venture Awards event in Auckland on 31 August 2016.
Framebreaking educator, founder and director of Ngā Rangatahi Toa, Sarah Longbottom has been awarded the ART Emerging Creative Entrepreneur 2016 Award.
Dan Chappell passed away on 1 June 2015, leaving a big hole in the Auckland arts communities and on the respective board of trustees of Objectspace and Arts Regional Trust.
Karl graduated with a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts in 2007, and has been largely involved in the film industry.
Frances is a leader in the not-for-profit arts sector, working in social circus for the past 14 years alongside her partner Thomas Hinz.
Marcus is passionate about his art form, culture, country and teaching through the medium of art to help create more awareness around Te Ao Maori.
Robin is the co-founder and director of Auckland-based, boutique theatre production hous, Last Tapes Theatre Company.
Sam is currently the co-general manager of the Basement Theatre (in charge of Venue and Operations).