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Visual Arts Awards

Materials Assistance Awards  - Currently closed for 2017

In Brief:

Available for practicing professional artists, living in Mayo, to assist them with the purchase of art materials.

Deadline:

Applications can be submitted any time but are assessed at the end of each quarter, i.e. end March, June, September and December.  This funding stream has a finite budget allocation annually, once exhausted the fund will close. 

Maximum Amount Awarded:

€250

Application Procedure:

Artist to submit an up to date CV, artists statement, minimum of 6 images and list of materials to be purchased including costs.


Exhibition Assistance Awards - Currently closed for 2017

In Brief:

Available for professional artists, living in Mayo, with a confirmed solo exhibition in a publicly funded gallery.  Venue must be in receipt of Arts Council funding. 

Deadline:

Applications can be submitted any time but are assessed at the end of each quarter, i.e. end March, June, September and December.  This funding stream has a finite budget allocation annually, once exhausted the fund will close. 

Maximum Amount Awarded:

€250

Application Procedure:

As above, also including a copy of offer letter from exhibiting venue.  Applications must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the exhibition in order for acknowledgements to be included in press/invites.

Arts Plan:

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Please send your contribution by Friday 24th of November 2017

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire

 

Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Email: mayoarts@mayococo.ie

Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471

 

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