Arts Council Announce Successful Applicants of Artist in the Community Scheme 2019 Round One

Create manages the Artist in the Community Scheme on behalf of the Arts Council. The successful applicants to Round One (2019) come from a range of art forms and contexts.

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

  • Jane Queally; Amach! LGBT Galway CLG/ Tach Solais Resource centre; Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Galway
  • Michelle O’Connor Connolly; Bantry Bay – Protect Our Native Kelp Forest; Community of Place; Visual Arts; Cork
  • Nik Taylor; Crawford Supported Studio; Arts and Disability; Visual Arts; Cork
  • Noelle Brown; Russian Irish Adoption Group; Intergenerational; Visual Arts; Cork

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

  • William Bock; Failte Isteach, Clonakilty Lodge Direct Provision; Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Cork (Michael Holly)
  • Gavin Ryan; Mountjoy Prison; Prisons/ Justice; Literature; Dublin (Brian Maguire)
  • Kate O’Shea; ; Cultural Diversity; ; Cork (Dawn Weleski)
  • Mark Durkan; North Main Street Traders Association; Visual Arts; Cork (Eszter Nemethi)

Research and Development Award with Mentoring for an artist from a minority ethnic background
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

  • Waheed Mohiuddin; Ex-Muslim Ireland; Cultural Diversity; Film; Kildare (Katie Lincoln)

Project Realisation Award (Long Term)
Community; Artist; Project title; Context; Artform; Location

  • Linda Curtin; Cork City Partnership; Hill of Friday; Community of Place; Film; Cork
  • Marie Brett; Dementia Carers Campaign Ireland; Yes, but do you care?; Arts and Health; Multidisciplinary; Dublin…

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