The results of the Visual Artists’ Workspace Scheme for 2016 have been announced.
This scheme offers grants of up to a maximum of €30,000 towards the running costs of visual artists’ workspaces. In keeping with the Art Council’s policy document Visual Artists’ Workspaces in Ireland – A New Approach, this scheme has the aim of assisting artists workspaces throughout the country to provide the best possible environment for working visual artists and, where feasible, to enable a level of subsidy for resident visual artists.
In total, 14 were awarded funding for 2016. The total amount awarded was €185,000