|Artform and practice(s)||Arts participation, Visual arts|
|Applicant type||Individual Artist|
|Collaborative application possible?||Yes|
|Telephone||+353 61 315358 ext. 772|
|Position||Coordinator, Visual Artists in Prisons Scheme|
|External agency||Department of Justice and Equality|
Operated by Prison Education Service
This scheme is co-funded by the Arts Council and the Department of Justice and Equality. It is administered by the Prison Education Service. Please note that this award may be subject to different conditions and criteria than the awards directly administered by the Arts Council. Requests for information or application forms should be directed to the Prison Education Service.
This scheme provides financial support to selected visual artists to conduct workshops over a period of 10 days in the education units in any of the Republic’s prisons. The maximum awarded per workshop is €2,400. Interested individuals should contact the coordinator. Inclusion on the panel does not guarantee work.
The Visual Artists in Prisons Scheme is currently being reviewed by the Arts Council and the Irish Prison Service. The Scheme is closed for application until this review is complete. Updates will be included in the Arts Council Newsletter and on social media.