Artlink are seeking two Visual Artists; one Irish and one International, to take part in paid artist residencies at Artlink Fort Dunree, Donegal, Ireland, for 4 weeks in the period of March to December 2020.
Applications are open to professional visual artists working in any discipline.
The International residency is available to any artist living and working outside the island of Ireland.
During the residency artists are expected to develop new work or new ideas based on the unique site, and engage with local artists and Artlink members. Resident artists are expected to actively create within the studio space for at least 20 hours a week and be willing to hold open studio hours with the public for a minimum of one day a week. Public engagement could be through presenting artist talks, workshops, demonstrations or other events.
Artists will be paid a residency fee of €6500/5000 for undertaking the residency. The residency fee covers all flights, accommodation, transport, materials, living expenses and artist's fee. The selected artists are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and travel arrangements and managing their budget as appropriate. There are two residency positions available. The residencies and the associated fees are allocated as follows:
- 1 x Visual Artist living anywhere in the world : Euro €6500
- 1 x Visual Artist living and working in Ireland : Euro €5000