Open Call | Emerging Artist in Residence at An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk

Deadline: 24 March, 5pm

An Táin Arts Centre’s summer residency programme is open to recent graduates and artists at the start of their career looking to establish a collaborative practice.

Part of the residency is hoped to include the mentoring of second level students on their portfolio for third level. Aside from this, an Táin are not prescriptive about in the manner in which you work with and in the community, but we would like to see applications that demonstrate a genuine interest in collaboration and public engagement. Applications from individual artists and/or arts collectives working in any visual arts form are welcome.

The resident artist will be provided with the studio space adjoining The Basement Gallery from July 1st to September 30th, administrative and outreach support, and the opportunity to exhibit in the main gallery space for the month of September. The value of the bursary is €2000, which includes a living stipend of €500 per month and a materials bursary of up to €500 (with receipts). Living accommodation is not included in the residency.

The successful artist or arts collective will be selected by a shortlisting and interview process, based on artist CV, proposal, portfolio, and references.

Applications are now being accepted for the July to September 2017 residency.

Please email with one pdf document including the following details:

  •  Artist(s) CV (max three pages)
  •  Proposal for residency (500-1000 words). Reference should be made to the communities the artist would like to work with, proposed themes, outcomes, outreach, workshops and/or talks, as applicable.
  •  Portfolio with samples of current and previous work (max three pages)
  •  Three professional / academic references

an Táin Arts Centre
Crowe St, Townparks, Dundalk, Co. Louth
T: 042 9332332 / 0429329281


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