Arts-in-Education BLAST Residency Programme for 2021
This is a new project based on the structure of the TAP Residency Programme which was launched by the Minister for Education on June 4th.
The aim of this scheme is to give more pupils in schools all over the country the opportunity to work with a professional artist on unique projects to be originated and planned between the artist, the teacher and the school under the coordination of the Education Centre ESCI network of 21 full-time Education Centres.
This project is open to Primary and Post Primary Schools and gives the opportunity to have an in-school residency with a fully funded and trained Artist over a 20 hour period during the next academic year.
For Application form and full guidelines of the project please see below. Closing date for Applications is the 30th of September 2021 but your school is advised to apply as soon as possible as places per Education Centre are limited.
CLOSING DATE Thursday, 30th September 2021
Trained Artists Available to Schools
Sharon Dipity Barker – Multi Media Visual Artist - Artists – Republic of Ireland | Visual Artists Ireland
Julie Kelleher – Fine Art, Mosaics and Stained Glass
Clare Mc Loughlin – Socially Engaged Visual Artist. - http://artistclaremclaughlin.org
Bénédicte Coleman - Visual Artist - mixed-media installation, sculpture, photography
Link to Arts for Health profile: https://artsforhealthwestcork.com/artists/benedicte-coleman/
Link to Exhibition: https://sarahwalkergallery.com/exhibitions/previous-exhibitions/128-in-the-garden-of-last-things
Siobhan McGibbon - Sculpture/animation
Link to youth/school projects http://www.siobhanmcgibbon.com/collaborations.html
Links to artwork http://www.siobhanmcgibbon.com/xenophon-2015-2019.html http://www.siobhanmcgibbon.com/works-2009-2014.html
Link to bio http://www.siobhanmcgibbon.com/bio.html
Competition to design a logo for BLAST - Bringing Live Arts to Students and Teachers
Click HERE for full details on how to enter