Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Opportunity 2015 in Partnership with Block T

FIngal County Council Arts Office and BLOCK T are delighted to announce a Graduate Award as part of FUEL, Block T's Visual Arts Programme dedicated to the support and professional development of recent graduates.

As part of an ongoing commitment to professional artists Fingal County Council's Arts Office are offering a one-year Graduate Studio Award in BLOCK T with a Solo Exhibition in 2016.

This residency will be offered to one graduate, the opportunity is part of a series of initiatives by Fingal Arts to promote and support the professional practice of emerging artists.  It will provide an ideal environment for the development of creative projects, development of  a graduates practice and an opportunity to network with other artists.

Criteria:

Fingal County Council Graduate Award is based on an open submission for under and post graduate students graduating in 2015.  To apply for this award the graduate must live in, be originally from or have studied in Fingal and submit the following:

1.  Personal Details.

Name of Applicant:

Contact Address:

Mobile:

E-mail

Web:

2. Supporting Information

Please provide a short biography of up to 700 words, this should include briefly your education.

3. Current Practice

In more detail please tell us about the nature of your current practice, your ideas and how you are exploring and developing them through your work.  (no more than 1 page A4)

4. Summary of Award Proposal

Please give a full description of how you propose to use the award opportunity at Block T, describing how the opportunity will impact and effect your artistic practice and current research, what benefits do you anticipate the residency will bring to you professionally. (max 1 page A4)

5. Supporting Visual Material

Please submit good quality visual examples of your work that demonstrate your arts practice to date.  All still and moving images should be clearly labelled with a brief description of the work.  Depending on the media used in your practice the following should be used as a guide:  Ten good quality still images, including detailed images or installation shots for installation work.

For further information please contact 01 890 6237 or email sarah.oneill@fingal.ie

The closing date for aplications is Friday 31 July 2015.

Please return all applications to:

Sarah O'Neill

Deputy Arts Officer

Fingal Arts Office

Fingal County Council

Main Street

Swords

Co.Dublin