Bealtaine Artist’s Residency in a care setting

Bealtaine Festival invites applications from visual artists for a four month residency based at Orchard Day Care, Blackrock, specialising in care for older people with dementia. The deadline for applications is April 25th.

The focus of this residency will be the artist’s engagement with the residents through participatory / collaborative arts experiences while also supporting the artist’s professional development through mentoring and guidance from experienced practitioners.

The successful artist will receive a studio space for a four month period in the care setting, a bursary and materials budget, along with support from Bealtaine & Creative Exchanges. They will also receive 1-2 mentoring session with WHAT and a more experienced artist.

The artist will be paid a fee of €200 per day for 32 days totaling a fee of  €6500 including travel, accommodation, etc. There is an additional materials budget of €1000.

Applications should be submitted to Bealtaine visual arts co-curator Linda Shevlin no later than April 25th e-mailed to  E-mail applications should not exceed 12MB in size.  



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