Create Announce Successful Applicants of AIC Scheme Second Round 2019

Congratulations to all the successful applicants to the Artist in the Community Scheme (Second Round 2019), who come from a range of art forms and contexts.

Research and Development Award
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

  • Alex Pentek; Cork Traveller Women’s Network; Art and Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Cork
  • John Whelan; North Wexford Traditional Singing Circle; Arts and Community of Place; Multidisciplinary; Wexford
  • Rachel Uí Fhaolain; Gorey Syrian Community; Art and Cultural Diversity; Multidisciplinary; Wexford
  • Yurika Higashikawa; Service Industry Workers; Arts and Community of Interest; Multidisciplinary; Dublin

Research and Development Award with Mentoring
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

  • Alice McDowell; Galway Anti-Racism Network; Art and Community of Place; Film; Galway (Vukasin Nedeljkovic)
  • Olivia Hassett; Rose Cottage Dementia Day Care; Arts and Health; Visual Arts; Dublin (Marie Brett)
  • Siobhan Clancy; Cork University Hospital; Arts and Health; Visual Arts; Cork (Seoidín O’Sullivan)
  • Tess Leak; St Cronan’s Association; Arts and Disability; Multidisciplinary; Cork (Paul Bokslag)
  • Rajinder Singh; Migrant Community; Art and Cultural Diversity; Multidisciplinary; Dublin (Anthony Haughey)
  • Cathal Thornton; Drogheda Communities/ Upstate Theatre Project; Arts and Community of Interest; Theatre; Louth (Veronica Coburn)

Recent Graduate Research and Development Award with Mentoring
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

  • Mary Sullivan; Bere Island Community; Arts and Community of Place; Visual Arts: Cork (Jesse Jones)

Research and Development Award with Mentoring for an artist from a minority ethnic background
Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location (Mentor)

  • Leanne McDonagh; Travelling Community; Art and Cultural Diversity; Visual Arts; Cork (Seamus Nolan)

For more see: create-ireland.ie/aic-scheme-second-round-2019-successful-applicants/

Source: Visual Artists Ireland News