2019 Recipient in partnership with MART

Fingal County Council Arts Office in partnership with MART is delighted to announce Sharon Ramsey as the successful recipient of the Graduate Award 2019.

As part of an ongoing commitment to emerging artists Fingal County Council's Arts Office offer a one-year Graduate Studio Award in MART with inclusion in the ‘Award ‘show in March 2020, an exhibition which is dedicated to the support and professional development of recent graduates.
The Graduate Award, which will commence in October 2019, will provide an ideal environment for Sharon to develop her practice and an opportunity to network with other artists. In addition, Sharon will also have access to ‘Smart Talks’, a series of professional development presentations and workshops presented by MART.

Sharon Ramsey is a recent MFA Graduate of NCAD.  On hearing of her award Ramsey commented "I am delighted and honoured to receive this Graduate Award. Having the support of Fingal Arts Office and MART has been an incredible boost to my confidence as a recent graduate and I look forward to working with them both in the coming year. It will give me an opportunity to establish a working practice within a vibrant and supportive art community and help to facilitate a greater understanding of what it means to pursue a career as an artist.”

Sharon hopes this opportunity will allow her the space and time to cultivate and expand her practice outside of an academic context this will be an exciting step in the development of her career.

Image title: Practising Placelessness


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