June 29, 2018

Open Call | Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award 2018, Burren College of Art (Submission Fee)

Application deadline: Monday, 16 July, 5pm

Burren College of Art is inviting applications for the Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award 2018. They are looking for recent graduates and emerging artists from Ireland who are highly motivated and would like the opportunity to receive the following:

β€’ A large artist’s studio for the month of October 2018 with access to all college facilities.
β€’ Exhibit work in a group show in two venues: BCA Gallery/ G126 Galway
β€’ Opportunity to present a lecture and engage with the College community at BCA.

Burren College of Art welcome applications from artists working in any medium including: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Performance Art and New Media.

Please Note: There is a €5 submission fee, to cover administration costs. If selected, artists must be willing to pay a one-off fee of €250 to cover housing and utilities costs in Ballyvaughan for one month, and are responsible for covering their own food and material costs.

Four selected artists will receive a one-month residency, including individual studio space and access to all college facilities for October 2018. They will curate and organise a group show based on their time in the Burren and their shared experience, which will be held in the BCA Gallery in 2019 and will travel to G126 Gallery in Galway. Suitable candidates also have the opportunity to present a lecture at the College and engage with students and the broader College community.

To submit your application, please complete the online application through the website link below. The residency will take place from October 8 – November 10, 2018.

Contact: Dr. Lisa Newman at or +353 65 7077200

Open Call | Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award 2018, Burren College of Art (Submission Fee)