Artist in the Community Scheme Second Round 2017

Create manages the Artist in the Community Scheme on behalf of the Arts Council

The successful applicants to the Second Round 2017 come from visual arts, music dance, theatre, film and performance. Awards have been made in both the research strands and project realisation strands, and to artists working in the contexts of arts and communities, arts and health and arts and disability.

Research and Development Award

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

Eszter Nemethi; North Main St Traders Association; Community of Interest; Visual arts; Cork
Brian Fleming; St.Michael’s Estate Regeneration Team; Community Development; Music / Visual Arts; Dublin
Brigid Teehan; South Tipperary General Hospital; Arts in Health; Visual Arts; Tipperary

Research and Development Award with Mentoring

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

Ruairí Donovan; Comharchumann Chléire; Community of Place; Dance; Cork (Ríonach Ní Néill)
Jessica Kelly; Mohill Heritage Railway Restoration Society; Community of Interest; Visual Arts; Leitrim (Michelle Horrigan)
Kate Harris; Ballyfermot / Chapelizod Access Group; Arts and Disability; Theatre; Dublin (Medb Lambert)
Celina Muldoon; Connect Mental Health; Arts in Health; Performance; Donegal (Amanda Coogan)

Project Realisation Award

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

Short Term
Robert Emmet Community Development Project; Community Development; Deirdre Harte; After The Future; Visual arts; Dublin

Long Term
Camphill Community Dingle; Zoë Uí Fhaoláin Green; My Life as a Dance; Arts and Disability; Dance; Kerry
National Family Support Network; Grace Dyas Theatre Club; Aftermath; Arts and Health; Theatre; Dublin
RADE (Recovery through Art,Drama + Education); Rodney Lee; Home; Arts and Health; Film; Dublin
Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (Lough Derg); George Higgs; MAMM; Community of Interest; Music; Tipperary
Identity: LGBT Support Group; Maeve Stone and Oonagh Murphy; Home; Community Development; Theatre; Dublin
Bere Island Projects Group; Ian Wilson; Singing the Parkrun; Community of Interest; Music; Cork
Rialto Youth Project; Fona Whelan; The Bubble (tbc); Community Development; Theatre; Dublin


Carolann Courtney, Arts and Wellbeing Specialist
Pádraig Naughton, Director, Arts & Disability Ireland
Jen Coppinger, Independent Producer in Residence and SEEDS Manager, Rough Magic
Maeve Mulrennan, Head of Visual Arts , Galway Arts Centre

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