Individual Artist Bursary 2011


Individual Artist Bursary 2011

Sligo Arts Service awarded bursaries to 12 artists in 2011: 

With their bursaries visual artists Michael Wann concentrates on a body of work from his Sligo studio in The Model, Aidan Crottydevelops new work with a camera obscura mobile unit, Heidi Wickham’s Charcoals from her Burnt Wood collection were exhibited in Sligo and tour to Dublin in the Autumn. IT Sligo Fine Art Degree graduate Shane Finan is currently on an NES International Artists Residency in Iceland, arts educator Sue Morris will use the bursary to create a large format multimedia show and sculptor Bettina Seitzprepares new work in aluminium and bronze for an exhibition in London.  

Musician Stephanie Pawula introduces the cavaquihno technique into traditional Irish music, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre will welcome poet Peggy Gallagher in November 2011 and Niamh O’Connor attends the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts in Healthcare settings.

In theatre, Breege Brennan directed the award winning comedy-drama The Blonde, The Brunette and the Revengeful Redhead which toured the country in July, Emma Meehan will perform new work through movement and the spoken word and actor John Carty of the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company will attend a Realisation of a Vocal Project Masterclass later this year.   


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