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Arts Grants 2009


**UPDATE** The 2009 Kildare County Council Arts Serviceawardsare now closed. Details of the 2010awards will be announced in January 2010, with a closing date of Mid March 2010. For further informationyou can contact the arts service on arts@kildarecoco.ie.Details of the 2009 grant recipients are listed below

Kildare County Council Arts Service, Awards and Opportunities 2009.

The Arts Act Grant, Cecil Day Lewis, Tyrone Gutherie, Drama League of Ireland and Kildare Dance Summer School Bursaries were adjudicated by Una Collins, arts consultant and Ian Oliver, communications manager with the Irish Writers Centre.

Arts Act Grant 2009

NAME PROJECT DESCRIPTION CATEGORY
John O’Connell, Naas. Development of work on 16mm film entitled ‘Landscaping’ Visual Arts : Professional individual artists
Gillian Lawler, Athy. Exhibiton of new works, concerning architectural unease and imagined future urban landscapes Visual Arts : Professional individual artists
CAKE, The Curragh. Puchase of equipment for artists studio Visual Arts : Professional arts group
Croi Anu Centre, Moone. Herstory : voice/ multi disciplinary workshops with womens group Theate : C ommunity Groups
Rachel Rynne-Lyons, Naas. Purchase of new violin Music : Professional individual artists
Bridge CDP, Newbridge. Community Music workshops : Active Citizen, Asylum Seekers support, Kildare Mens, Elderly in the Community group Music : Community Groups
Celbridge Camera Club, Celbridge. Photography courses for members : beginners, intermediate and advanced. Photography : Professional arts group
Patrician Primary School Band, Newbridge. Purchase of new instruments Arts in Education
Michael Connolly t/a Animatazz, Newbridge. Purchase of digital equipment for animation workshops Arts in Education
Irish Wheelchair Association, Athy. Printmaking workshop project based on Renaissance artist, Albercht Durer Arts in Health
Evolution Youth Dance, Clane. Youth Dance Festival, workshops, production of short film Youth Arts

There were 64 applicantions for the 2009 Arts Act Grant Scheme, with 11 receiving funding in 2009.

Cecil Lewis Literary Bursary Award 2009

Recipient Project
Tom Swift, Maynooth Research & Development of site specific play
James Lawless, Leixlip Study & Presentation of Poetry

There were 10 applications for the 2009 Cecil Day Lewis Literary Bursary. 2 applicants were successful

Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary Award 2009

Category Recipient
Literature Caroline Dowling, Celbridge
Photography Oonagh O’Brien, Newbridge

There were 11 applicants for the 2009 Tyrone Gutherie Bursary award. 2 applicants were successful.

Drama League of Summer School Bursary Awards 2009

Nominee
Karen Murphy, Carbury
Leish Burke, Dunlavin

There were 2 applications for the 2009 Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary Award. Both applications were successful.

Kildare Dance Summer School Bursary Award 2009

Applicant
Lavinia Donoher, Moore Abbey Services, Monasterevin
Geraldine O’Brien, Celbridge

There were 2 applications for the Kildare Dance Summer School Bursary 2009, with 5 places awarded.

Platform 4 Recording Bursary 2009

Musician / Band Project
Chiron,Celbridge To work on new album tracks and gain experience of a professional music studio
Reemo, Sallins Recording of demo tracks for the bands new album

The Platform 4 Recording Bursary was adjudicated by Paul Dowling, House Engineer for the Platform 4 Recording Studio.

There were 10 applications received for this award. 2 applications were successful

Film Bursary 2009

Recipient Description
Colum O’Dwyer, Kilcullen A contribution towards the production of a short film “Sleight of Hand” to be shot on 16mm and 8mm film

The film bursary was adjudicated by Alan Fitzpatrick, managing director of Filmbase.

In total there were 22 applications for this bursary, 1 applicantion was successful.

Total amount awarded under Kildare County Council Arts Service, Awards & Opportunities 2009: €26,250

Arts Grants 2009


Kildare County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following :

Please note. Applications are being accepted in HARD COPY ONLY.

Email or faxed applications will NOT be considered

Note to Applicants

Applicants for all Kildare County Council Arts Service awards may like to consider the following comments from the 2007 adjudication panel before submitting their applications.

Download the notes here

 Arts Act Grants Scheme

  • Arts Education/ training projects
  • Bursary awards for individual Kildare based artists for the development of their work.
  • Assistance to groups/organisations/schools towards the cost of projects or events that stimulate public interest in and improve arts practice in the county.
  • Assistance to groups / organisations for the purchase of equipment

 Download the Application form here 

Cecil Day Lewis Literary Bursary Award

The annual Cecil Day Lewis Literary Bursary Award is open to both established and emerging writers and critics in all genres to enable

  • Research:  towards the production of new writings
  • Formal or informal training:  Participation in a professional or post-graduate course, mentoring, or other initiative, which will expand existing practice.

 Download the Application form here

Kildare Dance Summer School Bursary Award

Two bursary awards will be made to dancers, teachers or facilitators to participate in the Kildare Dance Summer School at NUI, Maynooth 20th- 24th July 2009.  The Summer School will have workshops in Choreography, Education, Youth dance and Dance with Disability.  The awards include tuition fees and light refreshments.   

 Download the Application form here

Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary Award

Two bursary awards will be made to artists from all fields for a two week stay at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, the artist’s workplace in Monaghan.  Artists will be selected on the basis of their previous achievements and the project they intend to further during their working residency. For information about the Tyrone Guthrie Centre see www.tyroneguthrie.ie

Download the Application form here

Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary Award

Two bursary awards are offered for participation on the DLI Summer School Saturday 1st – Saturday 8th August 2008. For information about the Drama League of Ireland see www.dli.ie

Download the Application form here

Recording Bursary @ Leixlip Library

Two Recording Bursaries awards are offered to emerging, established and professional musicians living in or from County Kildare. Each award will consist of 3 days recording time in the Recording Suite @ Leixlip Library with the House Engineer. For further information see www.kildare.ie/artsservice

Download the Application form here

Kildare County Council Arts Service Film Bursary Award

Kildare County Council Arts Service Film Bursary award is open to both established and emerging filmmakers in all genres

  • To support and encourage original film production
  • Enable formal or informal training :  Participation in a professional or post-graduate course, mentoring, or other initiative, which will expand existing practice

Download the Application form  here 

Closing date for receipt of applications for each scheme is
5PM WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2009.