The Emerging Artists Trust

The Emerging Artists Trust (EAT) is a charitable trust which was established in 2007 to support emerging practitioners in the Film, Theatre, and Visual Arts industries.

EAT is based in Wellington and focuses its resources on practitioners living in the Wellington region – this includes supporting ‘new Wellingtonians’.

EAT encourages the development of high quality creative work and a skillled, confident workforce.

The Trust supports new artists taking the first steps toward establishing a sustainable career in the arts, as well as more established artists transitioning from one discipline to another.

EAT provides three types of support: