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Making Mytopia: Louise Manifold and members of St Joseph's training centre, Ability West, Galway. Photo: Louise Manifold.

Artist in the Community Scheme First Round 2019

Create manages the Artist in the Community Scheme on behalf of the Arts Council. The successful applicants to the First Round 2019 come from a range of art forms and contexts.

Research and Development Award

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

Jane Queally; Amach! LGBT Galway CLG/ Tach Solais Resource centre; Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Galway
Michelle O'Connor Connolly; Bantry Bay - Protect Our Native Kelp Forest; Community of Place; Visual Arts; Cork
Nik Taylor; Crawford Supported Studio; Arts and Disability; Visual Arts; Cork
Noelle Brown; Russian Irish Adoption Group; Intergenerational; Visual Arts; Cork

Research and Development Award with Mentoring

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

William Bock; Failte Isteach, Clonakilty Lodge Direct Provision; Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Cork (Michael Holly)
Gavin Ryan; Mountjoy Prison; Prisons/ Justice; Literature; Dublin (Brian Maguire)
Kate O'Shea;  ; Cultural Diversity; ; Cork (Dawn Weleski)
Mark Durkan; North Main Street Traders Association; Visual Arts; Cork (Eszter Nemethi)


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

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

Waheed Mohiuddin; Ex-Muslim Ireland; Cultural Diversity; Film; Kildare (Katie Lincoln)

Project Realisation Award

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

Long Term
Linda Curtin; Cork City Partnership; Hill of Friday; Community of Place; Film; Cork
Marie Brett; Dementia Carers Campaign Ireland; Yes, but do you care?; Arts and Health; Multidisciplinary; Dublin


Lisa Crowne, Artist, Curator, Managing Director A4 Sounds
Ciara McKeon, Artist and Curator
Orla Scannell, Arts Officer, Dublin South County Council
Chairperson: Mark O’Regan (Former, Arts Council of Ireland)

In attendance:

Áine Crowley (Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement, Create)
Jane O’ Rourke (Office Manager, Create)
Evelyn Broderick (Intern, Create)
Karen Whelan (Officer, Arts Participation, Arts Council of Ireland)

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