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2016 International Poetry Prize Winning Poems and Judges Report

By Gill – On November 13, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

Judge’s Report –  No writer who has ever entered a competition needs to be reminded how much depends on the assumptions, the expectations, the vagaries of the judge’s imposing eye and assessing ear. So before the whistle is blown, so to speak, on this year’s Caselberg, it’s as well to know what the referee was […]

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Max Gimblett, the Caselberg Trust and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

By Gill – On October 24, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

In March (2015) Max Gimblett, the renowned New York based NZ artist, attended a Caselberg Trust and the Nadene Gallery Fundraising Gala dinner held at the Amisfield. Winery & Bistro in Arrowtown. At this event Max announced that he and his wife Dr Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett were gifting twelve original ink drawings to the Caselberg Trust. […]

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International Poetry Prize 2016 – Winners

By Gill – On September 21, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

The $500 First Prize in the 2016 Caselberg Trust International poetry competition has been awarded to Leslie McKay, of Maruia Valley, for her poem ‘Bold Feral and Tender’. This year’s judge, former Poetry Laureate Vincent O’Sullivan, chose the winning work from nearly 300 entries. Second Prize of $250 went to Auckland poet Riemke Ensing for […]

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And The Winner Of “Snap Happy” is …. Charlotte Tanner

By Gill – On August 15, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

On Sunday 31st August, at the opening of “The Photo Show” fundraising event at Moray Gallery, Dunedin, we were thrilled to also announce the prize winners of the “Snap Happy” competition for children and young people.  We thank Brian Miller for judging this and also a special thank you to Doc Ross for contributing one […]

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Charles Brasch Studio Build – We have started

By Gill – On July 24, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

We’ve started!  The Caselberg/Brasch Studio is underway.  We have a wonderful retaining wall built right around the planned Studio, thank you Grant Brewer, the enormous post holes are dug, the posts for both Studio and verandah are cemented in place and the boxing for the concrete pad for both Studio and sculpture area are due […]

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Caselberg Trust Creative Connections Residency 2017 – Call for Applications

By Gill – On June 12, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

Information to Applicants Download Applicaton Form   

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Snap Happy – Photography Competition for Young People

By Gill – On May 31, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

We are very excited to be running this competition.  Please click on the post for all details.  It is important to read the conditions of entry.   Good luck all you Happy Snappers!

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Becky Cameron begins her 2016 Creative Connections Residency

By Gill – On April 04, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

The 2016 Caselberg Creative Connections residency got underway during April, with artist Becky Cameron moving into the house for the next 3 months.  Becky is undertaking a project based on Hereweka Harbour Cone.  Exploring the factors that have shaped the area in the past,  and that continue to shape it – the geology, the natural […]

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Caselberg International Poetry Prize Update

By Gill – On March 21, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

Entries for the 2016 Caselberg International Poetry Prize will be received in June and July in line with our new timeframe. Further details of how to enter etc will be available on this site shortly.

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Caselberg Trust + Blue Oyster art project space resident – Ana Iti Interview

By Gill – On January 17, 2016 – In News With Comment Off

We are so pleased to be involved in a collaborative residency with The Blue Oyster art project space.  Ana Iti is now happily living at the Caselberg Cottage and earlier this week Dunedin TV caught up with her.   Please click on the image below.               And more recently an article by the […]

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Sketches from an Artists Residency

By Gill – On December 08, 2015 – In News With Comment Off

Alex Taylor, 2015 Caselberg Trust Creative Connections Artist in Residence discusses his time living at the Caselberg House on Otago Peninsula and the concert he curated at Marama Hall which featured works by himself, Anthony Watson, Jack Body, Ronald Tremain and John Cousins.  Please click on the link below. https://vimeo.com/134690240           […]

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The ‘Charles Brasch Studio’ Building Project – Can you help?

By Gill – On December 06, 2015 – In News With Comment Off

As a premier NZ residence for artists, writers and musicians, the Caselberg House in Broad Bay, Dunedin offers the accommodation, but, as yet, has yet no studio space for visual artists.  Artists in the past have on occasions very graciously made do with the kitchen table. The Trust is very conscious that we need to […]

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