Announcement of the successful recipients of the Artists’ Support Scheme 2018

Fingal Arts Office are delighted to announce the successful receipients of the Artists' Support Scheme.

A sum of €60,000 has been allocated in the Fingal County Council 2018 budget to support payment of Artist Support Scheme 2018. The Arts Office recently invited Artists in the administrative area of Fingal to apply for funding – the closing date was 23rd March 2018.
This year the budget for the scheme was increased by 50% which has led to a 70% increase in recommended awards. 70 Artists applied and 46 Artists were successful in their application, and have been awarded the following amounts – following approval at the council meeting on 14th May 2018.
 

Literature
Claire Kilroy             €3,250
Tony Curtis               €1,850
Niamh Sharkey        €1,900
Lauren Foley            €1,900
Eithne Lannon             €400
Niamh Donnelly        €1,700
Maria Hoey               €1,000

Total  7                    €12,000

Drama
Declan Gorman         €3,000
Ronan Dempsey       €1,200
Andrew Lynch           €1,200
Caoimhe O’Malley     €2,100
Elaine Murphy           €1,000
Aoife Maguire               €334

Total: 6                      €8,843

Dance
Matthew Williamson    €3,750

Total: 1                       €3,750


Visual Art
Thomas Brezing        €1,500
Kerry Guinan             €2,000
Jason Deans                €800
Ann Ensor                    €500
Sorca O' Farrell            €300
Paddy Joe Rickard       €500
Bassam Al Sabah        €1,200
Sharon Ramsey           €400
Kurt Opperman            €1,000
Joshua Sex                  €120
Sanja Todorovic           €340
Aoife  Dunne                €2,000
Alex de Roeck              €800
Steven Maybury           €500
Una Sealy                    €2,000
Aideen Farrell              €800
Katie O'Neill                 €1,000
Grainne Tynan             €500
Hazel Egan                  €1,000
Sorcha Kenny              €2,230
Marc Guinan                €325
Naomi Sex                   €1,250
Aoibheann Greenan    €1,600
Laura Skehan              €668
Andrew Carson            €300
Adam Gibney               €1,450
Marie Hanlon               €500

Total 27                       €25,583

Music
Therese Fahy                €750
Caitriona O’Leary          €2,900
Rhona Clarke                €2,400
Eadaoin Copeland        €1,500
Michelle O’ Rourke        €2,283

Total 5                           €9,833