Funding | Artist Panel for Creative Communities Programme, Wexford County Council

The Arts Department of Wexford County Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from Artists, resident in County Wexford, regarding an Artist Panel for the Creative Communities Programme.

The Creative Communities Programme provides 50% matched funding up to a maximum of €3,000 to enable meaningful collaboration between artists from our panel and County Wexford based community groups, for arts projects of 1 intensive week to 5 months in duration.

A new strand will be developed in 2019 in partnership with Creative Ireland to support collaboration between two or more Wexford or Wexford based artists across disciplines with community groups on art projects up to a maximum fund of €5,000.

This opportunity is open to artists who are resident in County Wexford, and have experience in participatory/collaborative/socially engaged arts practice. Artists should be resourceful, assertive, have excellent communication in project management skills and the ability to problem solve on their own initiative.

To apply artists should submit one email version of the following:
– Artist’s CV (max 3 pages) Up to date CV with 2 professional referees.
– Expression of interest: (500 words maximum) To include an artist’s statement
and an outline of your approach to working with communities of place or interest demonstrating our understanding of socially engaged arts practice.

Please note artists that are currently on our artist panel are eligible to reapply.

For application requirements and further details please click here: wexfordcoco.ie/…2019-Call-for-Artists.pdf

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