Artist in the Community Scheme – Second Round 2016: Successful Applicants

arts-council-logo copyCreate, the national development agency for collaborative arts, has announced the successful applicants to the Second Round of the Artist in the Community Scheme in 2016. The Artist in the Community Scheme is managed by Create on behalf of the Arts Council.

Seven applicants were successful under the Research and Development phase, four with mentors, and six applicants were successful for Project Realisation, securing funding of up to €10,000 for long term projects.

Research and Development Award
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

– Shireen Shortt; AllSorts – St Andrews LGBT Youth; Community of interest; Visual arts; Dublin
– Jenny MacDonald; St Patrick’s Mental Health Services; Arts and Health; Theatre; Dublin
– Louise White; Lantern Centre International Women’s Group; Community of interest/Cultural Diversity; Theatre; Dublin

Research and Development Award with Mentoring
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

– Oonagh Murphy; I-dentity LGBT Support Group; Community of interest; Theatre; Dublin (Fearghus Ó Concúir)
– Alain Servant; Horizons, St John of God Kildare; Arts and Disability; Circus; Kildare (Dylan Tighe)
– Emily Waszak; Japanese Tea Ceremony of Dublin; Cultural Diversity; Visual arts; Dublin (Clodagh Emoe)
– Siobhan McGibbon; Galway University Hospital Radiology Dept; Arts and Health; Visual arts; Galway (Marielle MacLeman)

Project Realisation Award
Community; Artist; Project title; Context; Artform; Location

Short Term
– The New Normal; John Conway; The New Normal; Arts and Health; Visual arts; Dublin

Long Term
– Migrant Support Group Gort Resource Centre; Treasa O’Brien; Exquisite Gort; Cultural Diversity; Film; Galway

For more information see: www.create-ireland.ie/latest-aic-recipients

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