28 July 2011: Arts Council announces Visual Artists’ Workspace Scheme 2012

Visual Artists Ireland, on behalf of the Arts Council, invites applications for grants of up to a maximum of €30,000 towards the running costs of visual artists’ workspaces. In keeping with the Council’s policy document ‘Visual Artists’ Workspaces in Ireland - A New Approach’, this scheme has the aim of assisting artists workspaces throughout the country to provide the best possible environment for working visual artists and, where feasible, to enable a level of subsidy for resident visual artists.
The scheme will award grants of up to €30,000 towards running costs such as light, heat, rent, artists’ development programmes, administration and/or appropriate salary costs (capital costs cannot be applied for through this scheme). The funding will be offered on a once-off basis for 2012. There is an overall total available fund of €230,000.
How to apply
The scheme is administered by Visual Artists Ireland on behalf of the Arts Council. For further information please contact:
Visual Artists Ireland
Website: http://visualartists.ie/
Email: acworkspaces2012@visualartists.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)1 672 9488

Applications should be sent in hard copy and electronic format (Word format) to:
Visual Artists’ Workspace Scheme 2012
Visual Artists Ireland
Central Hotel Chambers
Dame Court
Dublin 2
acworkspaces2012@visualartists.ie

Download guidelines and application form
Visual Artists Workspace Scheme 2012 - Guidelines

Visual Artists Workspace Scheme 2012 -  Application Form

Deadline
The closing date for the Visual Artists’ Workspace Scheme 2012 is 5.30pm on Thursday 15th September 2011.
Please note that incomplete or late applications will be deemed ineligible.

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