Artlinks successful mentoring apps

ArtLinks, in association with the Arts Office of Kilkenny County Council has announced the names of those artists who have been successful in attaining mentoring supports under the ArtLinks programme for 2013.

ArtLinks, in association with the Arts Office of Kilkenny County Council has announced the names of those artists who have been successful in attaining mentoring supports under the ArtLinks programme for 2013.

Successful artists will have an opportunity to work with experts in their chosen art form, who will assist them in the professional development of their artistic practice. The successful candidates from Kilkenny are:

Liselott Olofsson, Visual Arts - Ceramics

Saidhbhín Gibson, Visual Arts

Caroline Schofield, Visual Arts

Patrick Griffin, Literature

Margaret Irish, Literature

Susan Keohane, Visual Arts

Breda Flanagan, Visual Arts

Trish Fox, Visual Arts & Dance

Victoria Cody, Multi-disciplinary Arts

Speaking earlier this week Mary Butler, Arts Officer, Kilkenny County Council stated: “Kilkenny Arts Office is delighted to be in a position to offer this mentoring support to local artists as part of the ArtLinks programme. We believe that this is an invaluable resource which will assist artists living and working in the county to develop themselves and their artistic practice. We look forward to watching their development and seeing the fruits of their artistic labour in the future.’

ArtLinks is a partnership of the four Local Authority Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford. It is supported by the Arts Council. ArtLinks provides professional development opportunities and supports for established and emerging artists.