Bursary and print residency on offer

Kilkenny County Council’s Arts Office in partnership with Monaghan’s Tyrone Guthrie Centre is extending its annual Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Awards to include three artists’ residencies in 2012.

Kilkenny County Council’s Arts Office in partnership with Monaghan’s Tyrone Guthrie Centre is extending its annual Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Awards to include three artists’ residencies in 2012.

The annual residency is an opportunity for a practitioner in any art form in Kilkenny to spend two weeks in the centre’s artists’ workplace.

This bursary expansion will incorporate the opportunity for two artists working in print to spend one week sharing the print studio plus accommodation in the Stewarts House and meals in the ‘Big House’.

If applying for the print residency it is essential that at least one of the artists is an experienced printmaker, and both successful artists must be members of a recognised print studio, preferably Blackstack Fine Art Print Studio, Kilkenny.

Overall the aim of the residencies is to assist established and emerging practitioners and to give them an opportunity to work intensively on a project alongside others in a unique environment.

For details and application forms, contact Niamh Finn on 056 7794138 or niamh.finn@kilkennycoco.ie. Application forms can also be downloaded from www.kilkennycoco.ie/services/arts.

Applicants should specify whether they are applying for the Tyrone Guthrie Bursary or the Tyrone Guthrie Print Residency Bursary.

The deadline is 4pm on March 20.