Artist Applications

Calling all aspiring and seasoned light artists. Artist applications are now open for the 2025 Te Ramaroa Light Festival.

Please download the PDF guide below before starting our online application process. This contains all the questions and detail you'll need to be able to supply.

Once you've read and prepared your project info, simply start online application through the yellow button below.

Download PDF guide

Applications Open


FAQs for artists

Who can apply?

Artists of all levels, from emerging to established, are welcome to apply. We are seeking a diverse range of creative works to showcase at our 2025 festival, with a special emphasis on Maori and Pacific artists. We also encourage applications from local Rangitahi!

What types of light art are accepted?

We welcome various forms of artistic expression, including but not limited to light installations, sculptures, digital light art, projections, and interactive light art pieces and performances.

How do I apply?

Visit our official application page to submit your proposal. You will need to provide details about your artwork, including concept, materials, and technical requirements.If you have any questions about the application process email

What are the key dates?

Artist submissions open — July 2024
Artist submissions close — November 2024
Te Ramaroa Light Festival — 27 June - 1 July 2025

What support is available for artists?

Selected artists will receive logistical support, including installation assistance and promotion of their work. We aim to create a supportive environment to bring your creative vision to life.