The Artlinks partnership of local authorities Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford is pleased to announce that it has awarded over €70,000 to artists in the South East.
These bursaries for emerging and professional artist is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon. They provide professional development opportunities and supports for artists who are resident in these four counties.
The recipients of €15,000 in bursaries from the Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council are:
- Gemma Kearney, Waterford city – Visual Arts
- Eamonn Dolan, Dungarvan – Theatre.
- Eilis O’ Toole, Cappoquin – Visual Arts
- Mary Grehan, Passage East – Literature/Theatre
- Cora Cummins, Villierstown – Visual Arts
- Shannon O’ Reilly, Waterford city – Theatre
- Rayleen Clancy, An Rinn – Visual Arts
- Fiona Ennis, Butlerstown – Literature
- Martina Collender, Kilmacthomas – Theatre
The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council reiterated it’s support for artists and remarked on the high level of entries from all art forms to this scheme. It thanked all who took the time to make applications and reminded artists that they could contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register for ArtLinks supports.