Evgeniya Martirosyan announced as recipient of VAI Residency Award 2018

Visual Artists Ireland and The Tyrone Guthrie Centre are delighted to announce that Evgeniya Martirosyan has been awarded the 2018 VAI Residency Award. The VAI Residency Award is open to all members of Visual Artists Ireland. The award provides a one week residency/retreat at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. The residency will provide accommodation and a studio facility. Applications for the 2018 Residency were of a very high standard and VAI would like to extend our thanks to our members for applying.

Evgeniya Martirosyan is an artist based in Cork. Her first solo exhibition ‘Between Something and Nothing’ is opening 8th of February 2018 at St. Luke’s Former Church, Cork. Her current work stems from her interest in philosophy and science. It represents intuitive responses to concepts of time, matter, chaos, and transformation. (details HERE).

Evgeniya completed a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art in 2016 at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design. Evgeniya is currently engaged in the Artist-in-Studio Scheme with Cork Arts Support Team. This scheme is associated with National Sculpture Factory and is designed to support emerging artists.


About Tyrone Guthrie Centre
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig is a residential workplace for artists, dedicated to supporting and facilitating creativity within a welcoming, home-like and trusted environment. Here artists can find peace and quiet to develop their work, together with the stimulation of living alongside other artists from all disciplines, enabling a rich cross-fertilization of ideas.

Situated in a beautiful, tranquil setting amid the lakes and drumlins of County Monaghan the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, is the ideal location to bring focus to your artistic work. Annaghmakerrig House, or ‘The Big House’ as it is affectionately known, accommodates up to eleven residents in comfortable rooms. Eight studio spaces are also available along with a performance/dance space and a new print studio.