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New Zealand Centre for Fine Woodworking — Scholarship Opportunity Mentor­ing and Artist-in-Resi­dence Program with Michael Fortune

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Rare oppor­tu­nity to work along­side and learn from one of North America’s most esteemed and creative contem­po­rary furniture masters. 

Michael Fortune is a regular tutor at the Centre for Fine Wood­work­ing in New Zealand, and we are offer­ing an excit­ing oppor­tu­nity to those who would like to spend six weeks of unin­ter­rupted time dedi­cated to creat­ing their own new design or concept, working along­side Michael in a highly moti­vated, encour­ag­ing and open studio environment.

Partic­i­pants will need to be self-directed with suffi­cient skills and expe­ri­ence to work inde­pen­dently on their chosen project which will be completed within the six week period.

Michael will be creat­ing a piece of his own work and will be avail­able for mentor­ing, guid­ance, consul­ta­tion and tutor­ship at specific times each day. This is a rare oppor­tu­nity to work along­side and learn from one of North America’s most esteemed and creative contem­po­rary furniture masters.

Michael is highly respected and acknowl­edged not only as a world class teacher and mentor, but also for his design and technical expertise.

WHO CAN APPLY ?

This programme is open to emerg­ing and estab­lished furni­ture makers / wood­work­ers and former students who have the appro­pri­ate level of skill and expe­ri­ence and who are ready to push them­selves out of their comfort zone whether that be for profes­sional or personal growth.

Places are strictly limited and you will be required to submit a project proposal/​outline along with your application.

We highly recom­mend early expres­sions of interest.

We are delighted to announce that we are offer­ing a schol­ar­ship oppor­tu­nity to cover the full course fee of NZ$5500 which will awarded to one partic­i­pant to attend this programme — this schol­ar­ship is open and avail­able to both New Zealand and international applicants