Council boost for emerging artists
Meath County Council Arts Office is delighted to announce the re-launch of its Going Solo Graduate Award.
The Going Solo Graduate Award, originally launched in 2001 is designed to assist emerging Meath artists in the earliest stages of their artistic careers.
Welcoming submissions from recent art graduates who are either originally from, or currently residing in County Meath, The Going Solo Graduate Award offers one lucky artist the chance of winning a professional solo exhibition and €1,000 combined materials stipend and purchase prize.
The exhibition will be hosted in the Toradh 2 Gallery in Kells’ newly refurbished Courthouse and presents the winning artist with a platform to launch their work. The exhibition will run from 2nd September until the 1st November 2019.
The award is open to graduate artists from recognised Irish Art Colleges including: National College of Art and Design, Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Art Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ulster University, Sligo IT, Crawford College of Art, the Burren College of Art and the Limerick School of Art and Design.
For further information contact Aedín McGinn, Assistant Arts Officer on 0469097414 or email: artsof[email protected]coco.ie.
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