Bursary Recipients 2016
The Arts Offices of Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford Local Authorities are pleased to announce the awarding of their annual bursary support to artists of over €50,000.
Artlinks is an initiative of the Arts Offices in these partner counties which is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon to facilitate professional development opportunities for artists in their communities and across all artistic disciplines.
The successful Bursary Award 2016 applicants for Carlow were:
Emma Martin, Kilbride, Carlow
Enda Bowe, Rathnapish
Rennie Buenting, Carlow
Helen Robbins, Myshall
Nuala Dalton, Bagenalstown
Janice De Broithe, Carlow
Angela Keogh, Bagenalstown
Joe Campbell, Bagenalstown
Deirdre Parkes, Carlow
Pure Thinking Group, Carlow
Liam O'Neill, Borris
Orla Ryan, Borris
Aileen Nolan, Carlow Arts Officer said "We were greatly impressed with the level of this years applications and look forward to seeing the proposed projects and proposals coming to fruition over the coming months."
The successful Bursary Award 2016 applicants for Kilkenny were:
Alison Comerford, Kilkenny
Patrick Joseph Rafter, Kilkenny
Ken McGuire and John Morton, Kilkenny
Susie Lamb, Kilkenny
Gillian Grattan, Kilkenny
Mary Butler, Arts Officer, Kilkenny County Council said, "The standard of applications was very high and it is clear to me that the Artlinks bursary award is extremely beneficial for the artists who submitted applications. We are pleased to offer this much needed support to assist Kilkenny artists’ in developing their practise."
The successful Bursary Award 2016 applicants for Waterford were:
Colette Colfer, Waterford City
Clodagh Beresford Dunne, Dungarvan
Lani O’ Hanlon, An Sean Phobail
Louise Bradley, Ardmore
Rayleen Clancy, An Rinn
Ciara Gormley, Cappagh
Blawnin Clancy, Dungarvan
Laura McNamara, Dungarvan
Jane Jermyn, Lismore
Music: David Power, Coolnamsear.
Billy O’ Brien, Butlerstown
Eimear Cheasty, Waterford city
Róisín Power Hackett, Kill
Margaret Organ, Arts Officer said, "Waterford City & County Council received the largest amount of application in the 10 years in which this scheme has been running. The standard was very high and we are pleased to offer practical support to assist Waterford artists in developing their practice."
The successful Bursary Award 2016 applicants for Wexford were:
Caroline Busher, Enniscorthy
Suzanne Power, Clonroche, Enniscorthy
Mary O’Brien, Wexford
Mary-Claire Kehoe, Clonattin, Gorey
Richard Carr, Ramsgate Village, Gorey
Alanna O’Kelly, Brian Hand and Orla Ryan, Wexford & Carlow
Orla Bates, Kilmore
Dance & Film Making:
Tammie Vivian Brody Hayes, Barntown Wexford
Philip Knight, Assistant Staff Officer, Arts Department, said, "This represents a significant investment in artists from the ArtLinks partner regions. These bursaries provide the means for artists to expand their practice and develop their skills base. Wexford County Council receives a high number of applications each year and this year was no exception. The standard was very high and we are pleased to offer this much needed support to assist Wexford artists."
Artists in the partner counties in all art forms can register free of charge on Artlinks.ie to avail of supports.