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The recipients of the 2015 Arts Act Grant Scheme have been announced.

Details of the 2015 Arts Act Grants recipients are detailed below.

ARTS ACT GRANT SCHEME 2015 - KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS SERVICE
FIRST NAME SURNAME ORGANISATION AREA PROJECT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT AWARDED
ARTS ACT GRANT
Professional Artists  
Gillian Lawler    Dublin Development of new work for exhibition in Pallas projects €600
Philip Scott   Kildare Town Purchase of projector for performances €400
Padraig Robinson   Athy Funding to research project around Irelands cultural, political and personal history. Collaborate with Cathal Kerrigan €1,200
Paul Hallahan   Naas Create new body of work €1,000
Kate Dempsey   Maynooth Costs for printing collection of Poetry €1,500
Daniel Lipstein   Monasterevin Costs for solo exhibition in Graphic Studio Dublin €550
Shauna Gilligan   Celbridge Cost of flights to condict research in Spain €300
David Walsh    Athy Costs to mount exhibition about South Kildare men who fought and died in WW1 €300
Carolann Haskins   Athy Costs to travel to Nashville to perform showcase gig €700
Kevin O'Kelly   Kildare Town Painting of studio and workspace plus lighting for exhibition €1,835
Gay Brabazon   The Curragh Giclee printing and framing for 'Ulysses' exhibition €500
Sheena Malone   Naas Research and photographic costs for project based on the village of Allenwood. €586
Catherine Mann   Edenderry Costs to create body of work on the theme of 'Reflections' €810
Emer Gillespie   Naas Develop body of work around coerced adoption for exhibition in 2016 €1,969
Arts and Health  
Aisling Byrne Run of the Mill, Inclusive Theatre Company Celbridge Costs for production of 'Tommorrow Didn't come' €800
Patty Abozaglo   Maynooth Laban Dance wellenss workshops in Libraries €450
Sharon Murphy Past Times Community Choir Sallins Running costs for choir €1,300
Rory Adams   Donard Community based music and health service €800
Pauline Keena   Clane Costs  for ongoing art project in Arc House, Dublin €1,200
Community Groups  
Hugh Hyland Athy Film Club Athy Printing costs for programmes €400
Mark Hazzard Naas Arts and Culture Centre Naas 6 week life drawing classes €1,000
Edel Browne The Millicent Singers Naas Invite specialist tutors to work with the choir €800
Kevin Martin Naas Film Club Naas Advertising and promoting the film club €400
Daniel Ryan Newbridge Musical Society Newbridge Set design costs for upcoming production of 'Sister Act' €300
Eimear Deegan Ballymore Eustace Brass and Reed Band Ballymore Eustace Host intrsument specific workshops and theory classes €800
Mary Clarke Nas na Ri Singers Blessington Costs for Christmas CD €200
David Caulfield Celbridge Camera Club Celbridge Costs for exhibition in Castletown House €300
Ania Necel-Kruppa Anias Ceramics Kildare Town Produce free standing ceramic totems for Teach Dara €800
Mary Ryan Rye Calley Artists Group Leixlip Annual exhibiton costs €240
Sadie O'Reilly Clane Musical and Dramatic Society Clane Lighting costs for 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' €300
John Leahy South Kildare Photography Club Newbridge Funding for large format photos for 'JuneFest' exhibition €300
Mick Amoruso Kilcock Musical and Dramatic Society Kilcock Costs for production of 'Anything Goes' €300
Patricia Higgins Herbert Lodge School of Music Dublin 8 Performance of 'The Selfish Giant' in multiple venues €500
Mary McLaughlin The Panto Club Newbridge Hire, transport and insurance of 3 backdrops for production of 'Aladdin' €300
Emer Phelan Maynooth Gospel Choir Maynooth Costs to improve standard of annual performance €300
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER ARTS ACT GRANT €24,040
ARTIST IN SCHOOLS BURSARY AWARD
Geraldine Convery Scoil San Carlo Leixlip 8 week song writing project 'Ceol san Aer' €2,500
Kathy Waldron St. Raphael's Special School Celbridge 20 week theatre and drama programme €2,500
Nessa Doyle Colaiste Lorcain Castledermot Intergenerational Art project €2,500
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER ARTIST IN SCHOOLS BURSARY AWARD €7,500
TYRONE GUTHRIE RESIDENCY BURSARY AWARD
Sarah Baxter   Maynooth Research and develop theatre production 'L'Etranger' €650
Lorraine Walsh    Newbridge Experiment with the representation of landscape €650
Tim Mann   Edenderry Focus on body of work 'I exist' €650
Karen Hendy   Athy Develop 'history book' exhibition piece €650
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER TYRONE GUTHRIE RESIDENCY BURSARY AWARD €2,600
YOUTH ARTS BURSARY AWARD
Tina O'Sullivan Clane Youth Project Clane Mosaic project €2,500
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER YOUTH ARTS BURSARY AWARD €2,500
PLATFORM4 RECORDING BURSARY
Alan Daly   Casteldermot Record EP €300
Ian Leslie   Naas Record EP €900
Paul Gibney Our Ladys Gospel Choir Leixlip Liver recording €900
Collette Donoghue   Donadea Record EP €900
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER PLATFORM4 RECORDING BURSARY €3,000
DRAMA LEAGUE OF IRELAND  BURSARY AWARD
Sadie O'Reilly   Clane   €450
Madeleine Martin   Celbridge   €450
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER DRAMA LEAGUE OF IRELAND BURSARY €900
CECIL DAY LEWIS LITERARY BURSARY AWARD
Professional Category  
Debbie Thomas   Celbridge   €2,000
Emerging Category  
Shauna Gilligan   Celbridge   €1,500
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER CECIL DAY LEWSI LITERARY BURSARY AWARD €3,500
EMERGING VISUAL ARTIST BURSARY AWARD
Denis Kelly   Leixlip   €2,500
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER EMERGING VISUAL ARTIST BURSARY AWARD €2,500
LOCAL PUBLISHING BURSARY AWARD
James Durney   Naas Kildare and the 1916 rising' €650
Andy Kelly Clane Musical and Dramatic Society Prosperous Book of Days' history of the musical society €650
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER LOCAL PUBLISHING AWARD €1,300
ARTISTIC ENTREPRENEUR BURSARY IN ASSOCIATION WITH KILDARE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Laura Jane Cassidy   Newbridge   €1,500
TOTAL AWARDED UNDER ARTISTIC ENTREPRENEUR BURSARY  €1,500
FINAL CUT PRO TRAINING BURSARY
Noel Hensey   Newbridge   €595
Meabh O'Regan   Celbridge   €595
TOTAL FINAL CUT PRO TRAINING BURSARY €1,190
3 DAY SOUND ENGINEERING TRAINING BURSARY IN PLATFORM4 AUDIO STUDIO
Rosaleen Power  Confey College Leixlip   €900
Mary Mullaly St. Pauls Secondary School Monasterevin   €900
TOTAL 3 DAY SOUND ENGINEERING TRAINING BURSARY IN PLATFORM4 AUDIO STUDIO €1,800
SHORT GRASS FILM BURSARY
David C. Lynch   Naas Produce 'Says' short film €1,500
Monica deBath   Rathangan Costs for film to accompany PLOT / CEAPACH €1,500
Alan Keane Hot Drop Films Sallins Travel to Tribeca Film Festival €1,000
TOTAL SHORT GRASS FILM BURSARY €4,000
           
GRAND TOTAL AWARDED UNDER KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS GRANTS 2015 €56,330

 

 

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