Working with artists

This section gives examples of projects in venues involving creative artists, such as residencies, productions, artist awards, artist contracts, etc.

Theatre artist residency, An Grianán

Proposal, agreement and reports on a nine-month, large-scale cross border project, 2010-11.

Project overview

Artist agreement

Prelim report

Final report

BreadMatters III exhibition, West Cork Arts Centre

Report on a collaborative project and exhibition where a Portuguese artist worked with a group of children, 2008.

Living Landscape exhibition and symposium, West Cork Arts Centre

Case study of a collaborative project between artists from Ireland and Catalunya-Spain, organized by West Cork Arts Centre and the Sculptor’s Society of Ireland, 2005-07.



Emerging Visual Artist Award, Wexford Arts Centre

Applicant information for this partnership initiative between Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford County Council and the Arts Council, 2011-12.

Artist agreement, Youthwork, West Cork Arts Centre

Sample agreement for a professional artist creating an artwork in collaboration with a group of young people, 2008.

Artist agreement, Wexford Arts Centre

Sample contract for an exhibiting artist, 2011.

Group exhibition with guest curators, Wexford Arts Centre

Outline description of a group exhibition developed entirely by guest curators, 2011.

Dance residencies in Ireland

Dance Notes 1, special edition exploring the experience of the dancer-in-residence, May 2011.

International photographic portfolio reviews, Sirius Arts Centre

Case study of photographic portfolio review sessions with visiting international curators and associated exhibitions, 2011.

Fidget Feet Dance Residency, Backstage Theatre

Case study of Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre’s residency at Backstage Theatre since 2009.

Theatre artist residency, Civic Theatre

Sample (and simple!) agreement with a theatre artist-in-residence, 2011.

In-house productions and theatre residencies, Backstage Theatre

Case study of in-house productions at Backstage Theatre where professional theatre artists-in-residence worked with an amateur cast, 2010-11.

Playmaking workshops, South Dublin Library Service and Civic Theatre

Case study of playmaking workshops for children facilitated by a playwright-in-residence and a librarian, 2011-12.

Drama project, Draíocht

One-year theatre residency project 2011-12

Visual arts residency, Draíocht

Sample agreement, short-term residency 2011

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