EUROPEAN GLASS CONTEXT 2012 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAMMES European Glass Context 2012 are organizing a series of Artist Residences in cooperation with partners on Bornholm and with European partners.. Further information will be announced shortly. Selected artists will be given the time and space to develop a new project or body of work in glass.…

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BELFRY ARTS CENTRE INVITE SUBMISSIONS TO EXHIBIT, UK Snakes and Ladders is an exhibition of contemporary glass which will take place from 6th – 20th August 2012. The theme can be interpreted in any way, literally, as a game or as the games people play in life. Belfry Arts Cetre invite submissions for this exciting…

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CORK CO. CO. PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS – CALL FOR ARTISTS’ PANEL Cork County Council intends to form a panel of artists for a series of public art commissions arising from Per Cent for Art Scheme allocations for Cork County Council’s Water Services Investment Programme. Artists with experience in public sculpture and related fields are invited…

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BIRR GATEWAY – PUBLIC ART PROJECT Submissions from artists for an iconic ‘gateway’ sculpture for the town of Birr, in Co. Offaly are currently being sought. The commissioners would like artists to create an innovative response to Birr’s unique heritage whilst reflecting its vibrant culture. This project arose out of Birr’s Public Realm Project and…

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CENTENARY SQUARE PUBLIC ART COMMISSION, LONGFORD The Public Art Commissioning Committee of Longford Town Council and Longford County Council wish to commission a site specific public art feature to be erected at Centenary Square Longford. Centenary Square is located at the junction of Main Street, Dublin Street and Chapel Street. The site presents certain challenges…

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STEVENS ARCHITECTURAL GLASS COMPETITION Entries are now being accepted for the 2012 Stevens Architectural Glass Competition. Enter online before 15th March 2012. The project put forward for this year’s competition is for an emerging glass artist to design a feature window (approximately 1140mm wide x 3100mm high) in the new In-Patient Unit at St. Michael’s…

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PILCHUCK EMERGING ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAMME The EAiR program at Pilchuck supports artists who are making a transition in their professional lives. Whether moving from academia to a professional studio practice, taking up a new medium, or beginning a new body of work, artists find this independent residency ideal for contemplation, research, and experimentation. The…

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FUTURE MAKERS AWARD 2012 All students undertaking a fulltime craft course or apprenticeship and anyone who graduated from a full time course in craft or established a craft enterprise in the past 5 years is eligible to apply for the 2012 Future Makers Awards. It’s a fantastic opportunity to have you and your work profiled…

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CONTINUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND 2012 The Crafts Council of Ireland (CCoI) Fund for Continued Professional Development is an important opportunity for established Craft Enterprises. This fund covers attendance at workshops, training courses, master classes, conferences, and research missions to research events and trade fairs. Networks and groups can also apply to bring expertise to Ireland…

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ARTS COUNCIL PARTICIPATION PROECT AWARD The arts participation project award supports initiatives in the field of arts participation commencing in 2012. Group (community group), individual artists or organisations may apply for the Arts Council Participation Project Award. The Arts Council has an online services website. All applications must be submitted through the online services website.…

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TALLINN 6TH APPLIED ART TRIENNIAL 2012 The theme for the 2012 Tallinn Applied Art Triennial is ‘The Art of Collecting’.The Triennial welcomes entries that in any form deal with themes related to collecting and collections. The exhibition is o pen for individual creators as well as artists’ groups from all disciplines of the applied arts.…

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TALK ON CONTEMPORARY IRISH CRAFT, GLASNEVIN MUSEUM, DUBLIN This talk will give an interesting insight on contemporary craft practices. It will be followed by a Q&A session with the full panel. The panel will be Derek McGarry, Dr. Caroline Madden, Lisa Young and Angela O’Kelly. The talk will take place on Saturday 25th February 2012…

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