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Artist in the Community Scheme First Round 2018

Create manages the Artist in the Community Scheme on behalf of the Arts Council. The successful applicants to the First Round 2018 come from a range of art forms and contexts.

Research and Development Award

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

John Conway; Central Mental Hospital & Ushers Island Day Centre; arts and health; Visual; Dublin
Maurice Keliher; House of STEM; cultural diversity; Dance; Dublin
Bernie O'Reilly; Health Committee - Coombe Hospital; arts and health; Theatre; Dublin
Maud Hendricks; Open Theatre Practice; arts and health; Theatre; Dublin
Marie Brett; Alzheimer Society - carers; arts and health; Visual; Cork

Research and Development Award with Mentoring

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

Niamh Gibbons; Exchange House & other Travellers; cultural diversity; Film; Dublin; (Eimhin McNamara)
Greer MacKeogh; Boyle Town Team; community of place; Film; Roscommon; (Treasa O'Brien)
Sarah Ellen Lundy; Rossinver Community Gardeners; interest group; Visual; Leitrim; (Rachel Webb)
Anthony Kinahan; Outcomers LGBT Community; interest group; Theatre; Louth; (Declan Mallon)
Frank Sweeney & Eva Richardson McCrea; Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society; interest group; Sound & Film; Dublin; (Grace Dyas)
Kate Wilson; Global Motion; cultural diversity; Dance; Sligo; (John Scott)
Theresia Guschlbauer; Suircan Community Forum; community of place; Visual; Tipperary; (Pauline O'Connell)

Research and Development Award with Mentoring for an artist from a minority ethnic background

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

Farah Elle; Julianstown & Mosney Direct Provision Centre; cultural diversity; Music; Meath; (Claire Crehan)

Project Realisation Award

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

Short Term
Michael's Estate Regeneration Team; Brian Fleming; Who's land is it anyway?; community of place; Music; Dublin

Long Term
Rathanna Community Group; Annabel Konig; Memory Map; community of place; Visual Arts; Carlow
Dundalk Men's Shed; Zoe Conway & John McIntyre; Song Cycle; community of place; Multidisciplinary Arts; Louth

Panel

Ciarán Walsh, the Arts Council; Fiona Whelan. Artist and Lecturer, NCAD; Tony Fegan. Artistic Director, Tallaght Community Arts; Niamh O'Donnell. Artistic Director, Mermaid Arts Centre. Observers: Karen Whelan, Arts Participation Officer, the Arts Council; Áine Crowley, Artist in the Community Scheme Coordinator, Create; Jane O’Rourke, Office Manager, Create.

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