Artist in the Community Scheme First Round 2017

Create manages the Artist in the Community Scheme on behalf of the Arts Council
The successful applicants to the First Round 2017 come from across artforms – visual arts, music and theatre with in both the research strands and project realisation strands, artists working in the contexts of arts and health; arts and cultural diversity and arts and community development.

Research and Development Award

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

Marja Almqvist; St Michael’s Estate Family Resource Centre CDP; Community Development; Visual arts; Dublin
George Higgs; Lough Derg Branch of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland; community of interest; Music; Leitrim
Zoë Uí Fhaoilaín Green; Camphill Community Dingle; Arts and Disability; Dance; Kerry
Owen Boss; Baldoyle Boxing Club; community of interest; Visual Arts and Theatre; Dublin
Sybil Montague; The Bridge Project; community development; Visual Arts; Dublin
Deirdre Harte; Robert Emmet Community Development Project; Community Development; Visual arts; Dublin
Ita Morrissey and Donal Gallagher; Waterford Intercultural Mens’ Shed; Cultural Diversity; Theatre; Waterford

Research and Development Award with Mentoring

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

Anne Scallan; Clonakilty Friends of Asylum Seekers; cultural diversity; Visual Arts; Cork (Sheelagh Broderick)

Project Realisation Award

Community; Artist; Project title; Context; Artform; Location

Short Term
Cumann Forbartha Chois Fharraige; Fíbín; Pléasc; community of place; Theatre; Galway

Long Term
St Francis Hospice, Raheny; Marie Brett and Colm Mullen; 24/364; Arts and Health; Visual arts; Dublin
Ballyleague Men’s Shed & Lough Ree Community; Nollaig Molloy; Sounding the Shore; community of place; Visual arts; Roscommon

Panel

Pádraig Naughton, director Arts & Disability Ireland; Tara McGowan, director, Cairde Festival, Sligo; Marilyn Lennon, visual artist and lecturer MA SPACE programme. LIT, Limerick. Observers: Sinead O’Reilly, Head of Local Arts and Arts Participation, Arts Council; Karen Whelan, Arts Participation, Arts Council; Vance Lau, Create.