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Ecological Artist Residencies

Earthskin supports a network of local and international artists, through developing local havens that provide creatives with a place to create, as well as exhibit their work. Residencies and workshops give artists a grounding space to diversify their mediums and immerse themselves fully. The artists are being nourished, internally and externally, by being fed by, and living in a closer and genuine relationship with the whenua (land), and in balance with themselves. Furthermore, immersion in permaculture ethics awakens greater environmental consciousness thereby creating awareness around ethical and eco-minded art practice.

Red Orange Light Art


The Earthskin Trust looks forward to welcoming artist applications in the near fututre. We seek a diverse range of creatives to invigorate a wider sharing of ideas and practice into our communities, and the opportunity to connect to this sacred and powerful land and its waters. 

The Waygood Foundation is a beautiful community and family-based sanctuary offering simplicity and gentle care. Nestled along the edge of sandhills and the wild open wave of this famous beach is our studio space in a permaculture garden fed by the springs of the Waitakere Ranges and surrounded by ancient bush. 

Currently The Waygood Foundation is in the progress of getting a new sewerage system in place, which we are anticipating to be ready by the end of 2023. Please stay tuned for when applications open. 


At Warkworth where Earthskin is newly housed, we are anticipating the renovation of our Community Barn that will be ready to offer Environmental Artist Residencies at the end of 2023. 

Currently there are no applications open for artists residencies. Please stay tuned and we will announce it as soon as they open up. 

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