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Arts Service Arts Grants, Bursary Award and Commission Opportunities 2019

 Below is a listing of the grants that were available from Kildare Arts Service in 2019 and the listing of successful grant applications for 2019.

  • Arts Act Grant Scheme
  • Artist in Schools Residency Bursary Award
  • Artistic Entrepreneur Bursary Award
  • Dennis O'Driscoll Literary Bursary Award
  • Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary Award
  • Emerging Artist Solo Exhibition Award   
  • Executive Coaching for Creative Professionals Bursary Award
  • Local Publishing Award
  • Recording Bursary @Platform4 Recording Studio Bursary Award
  • Short Grass Short Film Bursary Award €1,500
  • Short Grass Short Film Commission Award €12,500
  • Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency Bursary Award
  • Youth Arts Residency Bursary Award
  • Kildare Creative Ireland Bursary Awards

KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS GRANT SCHEMES AWARDEES 2019

Surname FIRST NAME ORGANISATION  Municipal District Electoral Areas PROJECT DESCRIPTION Amount AWARDED
Individual artist awards Professional & Emerging          
Sheridan Paul   Celbridge/Leixlip Creation new body of work for display; Worldcon Art Show 235
Ni Nuallain Sionnan   Celbridge/Leixlip Fund continued development of play: Caoimhe, Carl & the Great Tapir in the Sky 650
Conway John   Celbridge/Leixlip Support towards concluding body of research with Central Mental Hospital 600
Kearney Damien   Celbridge/Leixlip Ballroom Dance training and competition 400
Kelly Denis   Celbridge/Leixlip Support to create series large paintings - The Arc Series - see proposal 800
Hunt Grainne   Maynooth 2 Acoustic Live Video's; 1 shoot in Firmount Hse the other Donadea Forest 250
Crehan Claire   Maynooth Support to attend: 'Note from Heaven Vocal Sound Therapy' 26 May - 02 June, Malaga Spain 750
Barry Laura   Maynooth Create range household pottery & ceramic framed pieces 200
Connolly Susan   Maynooth Purchase of materials to develop work exhibitions secured during 2019/ early 2010 850
de Bri Pamela   Maynooth To paint a selection of the 25 appox accessible abandoned islands off the coast 800
Hunt Grainne   Maynooth 2 Acoustic Live Video's; 1 shoot in Firmount Hse the other Donadea Forest 250
Crehan Claire   Maynooth Support to attend: 'Note from Heaven Vocal Sound Therapy' 26 May - 02 June, Malaga Spain 750
McElhone Maura   Maynooth Financial support to take unpaid leave & develop TV script for Falling for a Farmer 400
Behan Caroline   Naas To attend Summer Course at The National Opera Studio, London 800
O'Brien Martina   Naas Awarded 2019 Project Studio Award Temple Bar Gallery & Studios;Support towards cost 500
Tierney John   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Funding to facilitate working on ongoing series of Drawings 'The Flow' 750
Walshe Audrey   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen To curate an Arts event using Botanical materials as an Artists medium, St Pauls Church Ballysax 1200
Keane Eileen   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Print W/shop: Textures of Landscape Malham Tarn Field Cntr, North Yorkshire 300
Kinsella Yvonne   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Funds to support materials & equipment to develop practice 200
Ryan Mary   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Rehearsed reading of Aggy's Anthem in Riverbank 1000
de Bath Monica   Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Researching, creating, documenting new work, focus on transition BnM wetland communities 1750
Rosiak Alex   Athy Support towards development of new performance style public interventions 800
Woods Paul   Athy Support towards new Art project & professional development fees 800
Foster Angelina   Athy To develop her practice & offer 'mobile live printing' As Gaelige 400
Arts in Community Context Awards          
Kenny Vincent Ardcough Drama Group Maynooth Ardlough's winter performance project - A Christmas Carol 400
Murphy Colm Down at Heel Productions Maynooth To perform 'Swift & Vanessa' in Castletown House, Heritage Week in August 600
Cosgrave Paddy Teresa Brayton Players Maynooth Purchase of lighting & projection equipment for productions in Enfield and  Kilcock 700
Johnson John Millicent Singers Maynooth/Naas Operational costs and once off - CD production 1000
O'Reilly Sadie Clane Musical & Dramatic Soc., Maynooth Production of Soc., annual musical - 'Funny Girl'. 400
Bunzel Dr Anja Maynooth University Maynooth Gerard Gillen organ recital Friday 28 June 2019 150
Crehan Eimear SpeakUP SingOUT Music School Maynooth Ongoing developing of Kilcock Men's Shed choir and concert 1000
Giblin Michael Insight Theatre Group Celbridge/Leixlip Organising a 1 Act Drama Festival 400
Green Laura Maynooth Gospel Choir Celbridge/Leixlip/Maynooth Applying for Big Gig 2019 400
Keating Mary St Patrick's primary School Celbridge/Leixlip Materials for photographic exhibition the completion of residency with Brian Cregan 400
Townsend Maeve Leixlip Community Youth band Celbridge/Leixlip Strategic development of the Leixlip Community Youth Band with two specific public performance opportunities 800
McCarthy Tamara Explore Youth Theatre Celbridge/Leixlip Young members to engage in a series of Site responsive w/shops for non theatre spaces 1000
Barry Laura The Watercolour Babes Group Celbridge/Leixlip Materials for Waterbabes group exhibition, 200
Cody Breda Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Leixlip Celbridge/Leixlip Ongoing development of Irish traditional orchestra, building a junior section, & masterclasses with George McAdam and Aoife Ní Argain 1800
Deegan Eimear Ballymore Eustace Concert Band Naas Hosting a series of instrument specific Master classes 2019 1800
Owens Elaine Eadestown Church Choir Naas The purchase of a portable piano to support the musical activities of the choir. 400
Proctor Mark Soul Works Naas Funding to replace microphones & microphone stands 300
Ryan Mary Kilteel Eadestown Comhaltas Naas Trip for 16 members to Rattvik, Sweden: w/end 21 & 22 June 800
Shannon Martina Dross Evolution Naas Recycling art project, Naas Midsummer Fest Schs project 800
Deegan Eimear Ballymore Eustace Concert Band Naas Hosting a series of instrument specific Master classes 2019 1800
Hodgson Kirsten Kildare Art Collective Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Group exhibition Junefest '19 800
Hodgson Kirsten Kildare Art Collective Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Production costs for exhibition 330
Ryan Daniel Newbridge Musical Society Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Support for upcoming production 'Urinetown The Musical' 22 - 29th April 2019 400
Stynes Yvonne Teach Dara Photography Group Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Photo exhibition Heritage Centre Kildare town 'summer months' 250
Moloney Peter Leo Kildare Cathedral Summer Organ Committee Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Summer organ recitals 400
Moloney Peter John White Concerts Committee Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Summer and autumn piano and choral concert series 400
Worral Lyn The Well Collective Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen to support the development of an collective of emerging visual artists 1000
Burke Conor Binge Theatre Company Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Staging of Sophie, Ben & other Problemsin R/bank x 2 nights 1200
Ennis Lisa Newbridge Family Resource Centre  Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Children's art summer camp led by Martha Golubowska using stop animation and mural painting to explore biodiversity 1000
Kavanagh Ellis Pop Up Art Newbridge Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen 3x pop-up collaborative exhibitions for local artists and community 1400
Leahy John South Kildare Photography Club Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Display boards for 'Rolling in the Years' exhibition 300
Mahon Louise KARE Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Weekly integrated circus skills class x 6 weeks facilited by Enda Moran of Core Creations 750
Higgins Patricia Herbert Lodge School of Music Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Funding for 'The Golden Age of Italian Opera' lecture series Naas Library 800
Morris Annie Kildare Yarn Bomb Kildare/Nbridge/Kilcullen Yarn bomb installation and festival with the theme of 'Love' 400
Fitzpatrick Teresa Monasterevin Tidy Towns CLG Athy For artist Jacinta Hughes to  create a set of botanical paintings of plants from the Barrow Line, Grand Canal, Monasterevin for exhibition. 500
Foley Martina Emerald Lakes Academy of Irish Dancing Athy Compete at lrish Dancing World Event competition in Eindhoven, Netherlands 250
Goulding Gillian Athy Irish Wheelchair Association Athy 2hr x 8 week ceramic workshops for IWA 400
Hyland Hugh Athy Film Club Athy Screening Films on a monthly basis 400
Swan Maggie Crookstown Scouts group Athy 8-week 'Green art animal garden project facilitated by artist Beth Murphy            800
Reardon Brid Monasterevin Drama Group Athy Staging of original play by local writer Frank O'Rourke 400
Total award under the Arts Act Grants Scheme 2019        

€39,965

Kildare County Council Arts Awards & Bursaries 2019

         
YOUTH ARTS BURSARY AWARD          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJ DESCRIPTION  
O'Brien Geraldine Playacting Youth Theatre Celbridge/Leixlip Talking Shop Ensemble with Aisling Byrne and Shaune Dunne 2,500
           
DENNIS O'DRISCOLL LITERARY BURSARY          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA    
EMERGING          
Scarlett Fiona   Maynooth Development of 'Boys Don't Cry' novel 1,500
PROFESSIONAL          
Malone Martin   Athy  Body of work on gender and age discrimination from a male perspective.  2,000
           
PLATFORM 4 RECORDING BURSARY          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJ DESCRIPTION  
Hughes Brian   Athy Traditional Irish Music CD -duet format 900
Phelan Emer   Celbridge recording a range of songs., towards a concert in Christmas 2019 900
Fogarty Duane   Maynooth Recording songs for launch album 'Ovation' 900
           
ARTIST IN SCHOOLS BURSARY AWARDS          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJ DESCRIPTION  
Mc Loughlin Emma Two Mile House NS Naas 8 week fibre and fabric project to creative examine consumption of resources and how to resuse them creatively with artist   Marta Globulowska 2,500
Noone Tom Naas CBS Naas Deliver a TY programme that gives students access to 'learning through theatre', with Juan Escalona Corral 2,500
Tracy Maria Ardscoil Na Troinoide Athy 'Wearable art' programme with designer and milliner Caithriona King 2,500
Yorke Joan Curragh GNS/BNS National School Newbridge Drama workshops in a one day a week 8/10 week programme with Martina McCormack 2,500
           
EXECUTIVE COACHING FOR CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS          
SURNAME First Name Organisation AREA PROJECT DESCRIPTION  
Burke Leish Griese Youth Theatre and Children's Drama Athy To progress the Youth Theatre, in particular the administrative management, and ensure its sustainability 600
Mc Loughlin Mary Panto Club Newbridge Review of Business model; Confidence building and planning 600
 Crehan Eimear   Maynooth    600
ARTISTIC ENTREPRENEUR BURSARY          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJ DESCRIPTION  
Lawlor Rose RL Arts Athy Develop a business based on process art classes for children. 1,500, plus é1,000 mentoring from LEO
LOCAL PUBLISHING AWARD          
SURNAME FIRST NAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJ DESCRIPTION  
Malone Rose Naas Creative Writer's Group Naas Produce an anthology of the  group's work (poetry, short stories, sketches inspired by the local area). Working title Cuisle Cill Dara (The Heartbeat of Kildare). 650
Mc Donald Maria Ink Tank Creative Writing Group Newbridge Anthology of short stories, poetry & memoir, with a central theme of homeless in Kildare. 650
           
TYRONE GUTHRIE AWARD          
O'Cathain Micheal   Maynooth research/rehearsal for early harp and voice CD 350
Coonan David   Naas Devising of music score for Liz Roche company 350
Morrin Nicola   Athy Use of printmaking facilities, research 350
Mac Donagh Eileen   Athy Archiving lifetime of arts practice 350
O'Sullivan Sadhbh   Naas New album of original music 350
           
EMERGING VISUAL ARTIST SOLO EXHIBITION  AWARD          
Mc Guckian Caoimhe   Naas Towards 'Fathom' exhibition, making original jewellery 2,500
           
SHORT GRASS FILMS BURSARY AWARDS              
Charlton Weldon Jules Weldon Veridian 3 Films Ltd Maynooth 'Memories of Mariga' short film about Marie-Gabrielle von Urach 1,500
Margaret Rowe Richard Kearney Frame It Productions Newbridge 'Duck Egg Blue' Short Film 1,500
DRAMA LEAGUE OF IRELAND BURSARY AWARD          
Barrett Aoife   Athy   450
Yearsley Dylan   Maynooth   450
           
TOTAL AWARD UNDER OTHER ARTS SCHEMES         € 31,450