My ART | Giving Back

My ART is committed to supporting it’s art community. We donate 100% of our profits to arts organisations throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

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My ART is thrilled to partner with the Arts Foundation to endow a new Laureate Award. Every year we will recognise an exceptional visual artist from Aotearoa New Zealand with outstanding potential for future growth. My ART is thrilled to be able to congratulate Yuki Kihara as the inaugural recipient of the My ART Visual Arts Award.

My ART works with McCahon House to support sales of their artist-in-residence edition programme, and has recently partnered with May Fair, a new alternative art fair which presents emerging and unrepresented artists from Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

My ART is a strategic supporter of Objectspace. We underwrote their impressive new building project, and continue to support the exhibition programme.

My ART sponsored two initiatives at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. The New Collector Series is a schedule of talks and walking tours around Auckland’s dealer galleries, with the goal of providing access and education to collectors. Meanwhile for your younger audience members, My ART Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event designed for families to participate in making art together.

My ART underwrote the purchase of a significant artwork (Cerith Wyn Evans, Things are Conspicuous in Their Absence, 2012) by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū Foundation to mark the retirement of CAG’s long-standing director, Jenny Harper.

Further to this, we regularly partner with the Auckland Art Fair and Artweek Auckland, in an effort to support and celebrate a healthy and vibrant art scene.