THE ARTHOUSE STUDIO AWARD FOR NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN GRADUATES
Applications are now invited for the Arthouse Studio Award for NCAD graduates. For a second year running Laois County Council in association with the National College of Art and Design are offering this award. It is intended to support an emerging artist/designer to develop their professional practice whilst engaging in a residency project and community context. Applicants must have graduated in the past three years from the NCAD. The successful applicant is expected to take up this award at the beginning of April 2012.
The Award offers a bursary of €10,000 towards the residency, reduced rent for studio/ accommodation, curatorial support, exhibition opportunities and lecturing opportunities. Services offered within the complex include a studio space, kiln, exhibition space, rehearsal space, garden space, a digital room, and library facilities.
The closing date for submissions is 12th January 2012 at 12pm. Further information and application forms are available online or by email from the Arts Officer.