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Arts Council Funding – Wexford Information Clinic morning

May 13, 2019 in ArtLInks News, Events from the Arts Sector, Featured News, Wexford Arts Office

Date: Wed 5th June 2019

Venue: Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford.

This information clinic is relevant to artists in all art forms, to local arts festivals and local community’s groups and individuals interested in the arts.

Time: 10.30 am – 2.00pm (followed by light lunch and refreshments)

  • Ever wondered how to get funding from the Arts Council?
  • What are their current funding schemes?
  • What are the tips to making a good funding application?

Wexford Arts Office in partnership with the Arts Council and Wexford Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting this Arts Council funding clinic morning in Wexford Art Centre.

Sinead O’ReillyHead of Local Arts, Arts Council will give an overview of current and new funding opportunities with the Art Council covering all art forms. In addition she will give tips on how to make a good funding application,

Karl Wallace – Head of Festivals, Arts Council will give an overview of arts festival funding covering all art forms, the different funding tiers, new festival initiatives and will offer his tips for making a good arts festival application.

In addition there will be inputs from Liz Burns – Wexford Arts Officeron funding opportunities through Wexford Arts office as well as inputs from a Wexford artist and an Arts Festival director who have been successful in Arts Council funding schemes.

This event is FREE but booking in advance through Wexford Art Centre is essential. To book email : boxoffice@wexfordartscentre.ie

Tel: Box Office 053 9123764

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Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2019

March 25, 2019 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, Professional development opportunities, Waterford City & County Arts Office

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Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2019.

The late writer lived, until her death in 1996, in Ardmore, Co. Waterford. Her first ten novels and four plays were published under the pseudonym M.J. Farrell. In 1981 ‘Good Behaviour’ became a publishing sensation for which she was short listed for the prestigious Booker Prize. Annually since 1998, to celebrate this rich literary life, the Waterford Arts Office, by kind permission of the Keane family has invited entries for a previously unpublished short story to a maximum of 2000 words. There is no entry fee, no age limit and no restriction on the subject matter. A prize of €500 will be awarded to the winner at a special ceremony during the IMMRAMA Literary Festival in Lismore, Co. Waterford in June 2019.

The closing date for receipt of entries is: Friday 5th April 2019 at 12 noon.

Full details and an entry form can be downloaded from www.waterfordcouncil.ie or by contacting the Arts Office on 058-41416

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ArtLinks Bursaries 2019 – now closed

December 4, 2018 in ArtLinks Bursaries, ArtLInks News, Featured News, Professional development opportunities, Uncategorized

BURSARIES NOW LIVE

The ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford are pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the ArtLinks Bursary Awards 2019.

Artists must be a member of ArtLinks to avail of these supports. Membership is free and is open to both Professional and Emerging Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities.
If you are not already a member you can register on www.artlinks.ie/register

Registered members can access further details by logging in and clicking on ‘Application Forms’ on the main menu.

Bursaries are available in the following areas:

  • Emerging Artist Award (for those commencing a career in the arts sector)
  • Professional Development Award (for professional artists)
  • Collaborative Award (for collaborative projects between ArtLinks members)

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 21th January 2019 at 4pm.

 

Please note:

Membership activation takes a minimum of three business days. To avoid delay please fully complete all fields in the registration form.

If you wish to apply for an Artlinks Bursary Award you must have applied for and have had your registration approved before 5.00pm on Monday 14th January 2019 to be eligible to apply.

 

 

 

 

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Music Generation Job Opportunity- Waterford

May 1, 2018 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, Job Opportunities in the Arts Sector, Waterford City & County Arts Office

JOB OPPORTUNITY

MUSICIAN/ MUSIC TUTOR
MUSIC GENERATION WATERFORD

Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board invites applications from suitably
qualified persons to be placed on a panel for part-time musicians/music tutors for the
following Music Generation Waterford Programmes:

A. Singing Programme – vocal/choral and/or instrumental musicians with
experience relevant to introductory music-making in group contexts.

B. Early Years Programme – vocal/choral and/or instrumental musicians with experience
relevant to working with the under-5s.

C. Instrumental Music Programme – Traditional Irish instruments, woodwind, brass,
strings, guitar and percussion.

Post details and application are available to download from www.wwetb.ie/vacancies

Shortlisting may apply
Garda Vetting will apply
Canvassing will disqualify
Late applications will not be considered

The closing date for receipt of online applications is 5:00pm Monday 14 May 2018.

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Music Generation Administrators for Music Generation Waterford and Music Generation Wexford

April 19, 2018 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, Job Opportunities in the Arts Sector

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Music Generation Waterford & Wexford Administrators

Full details on the job roles and applications forms can be downloaded here:

http://waterfordwexford.etb.ie/vacancies/

 

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ArtLinks Bursaries 2018 Awarded

March 12, 2018 in ArtLinks Bursaries, ArtLInks News, Featured News

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This year the Artlinks partners are pleased to announce that €55,000 in bursaries has been awarded to support artists by the Artlinks partnership of local authorities Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford.

This initiative, supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon provides professional development opportunities and supports for established and emerging artists who are resident in these four counties in the South East region.The Arts Offices would like to thank everyone who applied and look forward to the successful recipients undertaking their projects, mentoring, courses and workshops.

Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities can register for membership free of charge on www.artlinks.ie

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Artlinks Bursaries 2018

December 8, 2017 in ArtLinks Bursaries, ArtLInks News, Carlow Arts Office, Featured News, Kilkenny Arts Office, Professional development opportunities, Uncategorized, Waterford City & County Arts Office, Wexford Arts Office

 

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The ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford are pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the ArtLinks Bursary Awards 2018.  

Artists must be a member of ArtLinks to avail of these supports.  Membership is free and is open to both Professional and Emerging Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities. If you are not already a member you can register here: http://www.artlinks.ie/register/

If you are a registered member to download the application forms, sign in using your email address and password, then head to ‘Application Forms’ in the main menu.

Artlinks Bursary applicants 2018 must have applied for and have had their registration approved on or before 5.00pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 to be eligible to apply for Artlinks Bursaries 2018.

Bursaries are available in the following areas

  • Emerging Artist Award (for those commencing a career in the arts sector)
  • Professional Development Award (for professional artists)
  • Collaborative Award(for collaborative projects between ArtLinks members)

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 29th January 2018 at 12 noon.

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Waterford ArtLinks recipient nominated for Poem of the Year Award

November 7, 2017 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, News from the Arts Sector, Waterford City & County Arts Office

It was announced at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, last Thursday, Nov 2nd, at the unveiling of the 2017 shortlists,  that Dungarvan poet, Clodagh Beresford Dunne, features on a list of four poets nominated for the Listowel Writers’ Week “Irish Poem of the Year” category in The Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards.

Now in its twelfth year, the Irish Book Awards were founded to celebrate and promote Irish writing, to the widest range of readers possible.

Each year it brings together a huge community passionate about books and writing – readers, authors, bookseller, publishers and librarians – to recognise and celebrate the very best of Irish writing talent.

The public are invited to vote for their favourite poem, before midnight on the 21st November, and the winner will be announced at a televised awards ceremony, in Dublin, on November 28th.

Clodagh Beresford Dunne, whose nominated poem “Seven Sugar Cubes” appeared in the The Irish Times last April, has been the recipient of a number of literature awards and bursaries from the Waterford City and County Arts Office and Art Links, and in 2016 she received the Arts Council of Ireland Emerging-Writer Award. Her poems have appeared in Irish and international print and online journals and she has given readings and interviews about her poetry in several universities in the USA.

She lives in Dungarvan with her husband and four children, and is currently assembling her first full collection for publication.

 

Click HERE to vote!

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Bursary Recepient becomes IAC member

September 27, 2017 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, News from the Arts Sector, Waterford City & County Arts Office

Waterford ArtLinks member Jane Jermyn from Lismore received an ArtLinks bursary in 2016 enabling her to attend the International Academy of Ceramics Congress and General Assembly in Barcelona. Jane found it a stimulating and exciting experience. Earlier this year Jane applied to become a member and is delighted to learn that she has been elected as a member of this prestigious organisation.

The International Academy of Ceramics was founded in 1952 and is the only organization devoted to the medium of clay at an International level – there are over 550 members from 55 countries. IAC combines ceramists, potters, artists, designers, authors, collectors, gallerists, conservators, restorers’, curators as well as a panel of prestigious institutions. Every two years the Academy holds a major congress and Jane hopes to attend the next one in Taipei in 2018 where she will be welcomed into the organisation. The Arts Office of Waterford City & County Council congratulate Jane on this news and says that it is a direct positive outcome from the bursary support she received from ArtLinks.

 

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Artlinks Visual Arts Workshops

May 11, 2017 in ArtLInks News, Featured News, Professional development opportunities

The ArtLinks partners of the Arts Offices of Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford local authorities are pleased to announce a professional development opportunity for Visual Artists who are ArtLinks members. ‘Art Projects from Concept to Delivery’ is a workshop which will be delivered by Eamonn Maxwell, Curator and Cultural Consultant. Until December 2016, Eamonn was Director of Lismore Castle Arts. Since graduating from Camberwell College of Arts, he has been involved in over 60 exhibitions in the UK, Ireland and Europe, including curating the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, 2011. As Curator at the University of the Arts, London he founded the Emerging Artists programme and is a passionate advocate of emerging artists. He has worked with many international artists and advised some of the leading collectors of contemporary art.

This workshop will cover all aspects of project delivery from research, to funding, to pitfalls which artists should avoid.
You must be a registered ArtLinks visual artist to apply. It is aimed at those who are considering initiating a project such as an exhibition, commission or competition. This is an interactive session where participants are invited to contribute to the session around their own projects.

 

The workshop will be held in the following locations:

June 7th 2017 – The Arts Office, 5 Dean Street, Kilkenny

June 8th 2017 – The Old Market House Arts Centre, Lower Main Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

June 13th 2017 – The Arts Department, Council Offices, Carricklawn, Wexford.

 

All sessions start at 10am and the group workshop runs for 90 minutes approximately.

This will be followed by a limited number of 30 minute One to One sessions with artists. Artists who are interested in availing of these sessions can indicate this on the booking form. Places for the One to One sessions will be assigned in advance by lottery and are included in the fee. Successful artists will be notified accordingly. This workshop is subsidised by ArtLinks and the cost to members is a nominal €20 fee.

Booking forms are available from your local Arts Office only.

 

ArtLinks acknowledges the ongoing support of the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.