Fingal Arts Office are delighted to announce the successful recipients of the Artist Support Scheme

Fingal County Council’s ‘Artists’ Support Scheme’ for professional Fingal Artist’s.


The Artists Support Scheme is a new strand of funding, one of the initiatives from the 2013-17 Fingal Arts Plan. The funding allows for professional artists to avail of an award towards travel/professional development opportunities, a residency, or towards the development of work.


The award was open to practising artists at all stages in their professional careers working in music, visual art, drama, literature & dance. To be eligible to apply, applicants must: have been born, have studied, or currently reside in the Fingal administrative area. It is proposed to make funding available to the applicants in accordance with the conditions of the scheme.


A total of 37 applications were received and assessed by independent advisors in each category. Having examined the applications the advisors have recommended 18 awards amounting to a total sum of €23,500. The successful candidates are as follows;

MUSIC

Dorothy Conaghan, €500.00
Rhona Clarke, Hillside  €500.00
Daniel O Neill, €2,000.00
Hilary Woods, €2,000.00

VISUAL ART


Aoibheann Greenan   €1,350.00
Rhona Byrne,   €1,500.00
Michelle Hall,   €1,000.00.
Adam Gibney,   €1,650.00.
Colin Martin,     €1,000.00
Gary Farrelly   €1,000.00
Marie Hanlon,  €350.00
Ella de Burca, €1,500.00
Sally-Anne Kelly,  €650.00

DRAMA


Aonghus Og McAnally,  €1,500.00
Sorcha Kenny,   €2,000.00

LITERATURE


Brian Gallagher   €2,000.00
Kevin McCarthy,    €1,500.00

DANCE


Selma Daniel,    €1,500.00

TOTAL         €23,500.00