Artist Residencies

Create, Galway Arts Centre and Creative Places Tuam Artist Residency Award

Create, Galway Arts Centre and Creative Places Tuam Artist Residency Award
Aerial view of Tuam Hinterlands, May 2021, taken from drone footage by Ian Kiely for Creative Places Tuam.

Create, Galway Arts Centre and Creative Places Tuam invite expressions of interest from collaborative socially engaged artists who are from a minority ethnic background, have first-hand experience of displacement and/or are shaped by histories of intergenerational migration.  For this residency, candidates may self-identify as Traveller, Roma, refugee, migrant or otherwise through lived experience and/or second generational memories.

The residency takes place across both Galway Arts Centre and Creative Places Tuam, provides opportunities for research, exchange, networking, and learning, with additional curatorial advice from Galway Arts Centre. The residency is aimed at a professional artist who is interested in developing or consolidating their collaborative socially engaged arts practice. The residency runs over four weeks, 5th-30th September 2022. The closing date for receipt of Expressions of Interest is the 27th June 2022.

The award is delivered through a partnership between Create, Galway Arts Centre and Creative Places Tuam. Artists must be based in the Republic of Ireland to be eligible for this opportunity.

The residency is funded through the Arts Council of Ireland’s Artist in the Community Scheme, which is managed by Create, Galway Arts Centre, which is funded by the Arts Centre Department of the Arts Council of Ireland and Creative Places Tuam which is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland’s Creative Places programme.

Read more about this residency and how to submit an Expression of Interest here.

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