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Generous Donation of Wayne Seyb Painting

By Gill – On March 08, 2014 – In News With Comment Off

We are very grateful to Marshall and  Analise Seifert for surprising us with this donation after the Recital by Sydney Manowitz and Donald Cullington. This beautiful piece titled “A Candle for John”, was painted within an hour of John Caselberg’s death by talented artist Wayne Seyb. Marshall and Analise believed it should be part of […]

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City of Literature, Dunedin, New Zealand

By Gill – On February 09, 2014 – In News With Comment Off

The Caselberg Trust Supports Dunedin’s UNESCO Bid On behalf of the Caselberg Trust our Chairperson Dr Janet Downs has provided a letter of support for Dunedin’s current bid to be recognised by UNESCO as a City of Literature. Such recognition would place Dunedin firmly in the network of cities around the world that includes Edinburgh, […]

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Barry Cleavin Fundraising Print available now

By Gill – On December 07, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

Available now through our shop. The Duchess of Hearts meets with Queen Victoria by Barry Cleavin

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2014 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize

By Gill – On September 05, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

International Poetry Prize 2014 Judged by Sue Wootton Sue Wootton’s publications include three collections of poetry (Hourglass, Magnetic South and By Birdlight), a children’s book, Cloudcatcher, and, most recently, the short story collection The Happiest Music on Earth (Rosa Mira Books 2013, rosamirabooks.com.) A handset portfolio of new and selected poems, Out of Shape, is […]

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Pacific Underground at Albany Street Studios

By Gill – On September 05, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

A little bit of magic happened on the weekend of  August 10th – 11th with Pacific Underground (our 2013 Creative Connections Residents) and friends, spending time  in the University of Otago recording studios.  Recording new work written by Pos during his stay at Caselberg cottage this weekend really showed what “Creative Connections” mean when Pos […]

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Judges Report International Poetry Competition

By admin – On May 01, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

Judge’s Report Two questions worth asking of a poem: From whence does its order come (or, alternatively, from whom does it take its orders?) And, from whence cometh the chaos. A lyric poem needs both. Usually Life provides not only the originating impulse for a poem but also the intrinsic chaos – unexpected persons burst […]

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Caselberg Trust International Poetry Competition for 2013

By admin – On May 01, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

Judge’s Report Two questions worth asking of a poem: From whence does its order come (or, alternatively, from whom does it take its orders?) And, from whence cometh the chaos. A lyric poem needs both. Usually Life provides not only the originating impulse for a poem but also the intrinsic chaos – unexpected persons burst […]

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Caselberg Trust Poetry Prize – Second-time Winner

By admin – On May 01, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

The winners have been announced for the 2013 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize, which was judged this year by Wellington poet, painter and curator Gregory O’Brien. For the second year in succession, First Prize has been won by Palmerston North writer Tim Upperton. His winning entry, ‘Everything is possible’, was praised by the judge for […]

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One out of the Box – Invitation

By admin – On February 25, 2013 – In News With Comment Off

20+ New Zealand artists present 20+ works of art A Caselberg Trust fundraising exhibition support the local trust that supports creative endeavour in Dunedin Opening function: Friday 15 March Time: 5.30pm to 7.30pm – all welcome Exhibition: Saturday 16 March to Saturday April 6 Moray Gallery, 55 Princes Street, Dunedin www.moraygallery.com Viewing Hours Monday to […]

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Become a Member

By admin – On September 22, 2012 – In News With Comment Off

Our Trust’s success relies in ongoing fundraising to pay the cost associated with our purchasing and managing the house, as well as hosting artists and writers. How Members Will Benefit From Our Trust As well a creating their own art, during their time at the house, artists and writers in residence will make themselves available […]

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Caselberg Trust ‘Down the Bay Retreat’ Residency

By admin – On September 22, 2012 – In News With Comment Off

The easy welcome of the house and the expansiveness of the boat shed studio provided the base for a happy and productive week for me. I set out to explore the immediate area by drawing: making studies of cliffs and chitons; and rubbings of seaweed tangles and weathered wood. But it was a large (2m […]

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Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize for 2013

By admin – On September 22, 2012 – In News With Comment Off

Applications are welcome to the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize for 2013. Entries will be judged blind. First prize, $500, Second prize $250, plus 5 Highly-commended. The first- and second-placed poems will be published in the May 2013 issue of Landfall, and all winning and highly-commended entries will be published on the Caselberg Trust web-site. […]

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