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Application deadline extension: Friday 11 May Visual Artists Ireland, Northern Ireland invite curators to take part in New Spaces. This year long project offers four emerging curators the unique opportunity to develop all aspects of their practice by providing the space and budget to produce four exhibitions with artists of their selection, mentorship from experienced […]

Deadline Extension | Open Call for Curators for New Spaces ...





20 artists from Northern Ireland have been announced as the latest recipients of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s ACES awards 2017/18, a National Lottery supported funding grant bestowed upon Northern Ireland’s most talented emerging artists to allow them to develop their professional, artistic careers and create new work. Awards under the Artists Career Enhancement […]

20 Creatives Receive Arts Council Northern Ireland ACES Awards




A composer, playwright, performance artist and a visual artist have each received the Arts Council Northern Ireland’s highest accolade, with £15,000 Major Individual Artist awards. The recipients of the awards, given in recognition of the contribution each artist has made to creative life in Northern Ireland, are: composer Professor Piers Hellawell, playwright Shannon Sickels (Yee), […]

Arts Council Northern Ireland Honours Four Major Artists



Deadline: 1 December

If you have recently been involved in a public commission, percent for art project, socially engaged project or any other form of ‘art outside the gallery’ we would like you to email us the information for publication in the the next issue of the Visual Artists News Sheet.
Send images (3-4MB in size) and a short text (no more than around 300 words) in the following format:

* Artist’s name
* Title of work
* Commissioning body
* Date advertised
* Date sited / carried out
* Budget
* Commission type
* Project Partners
* Brief description of the work

Work must have been undertaken in the last 6 months.

Send your info to Production Editor Chris Steenson at: chris@visualartists.ie

Profile Your Public Art in the Visual Artists’ News Sheet ...



The Digital Arts Studios (Belfast) is making ambitious plans for the future and would like you to be part of this strategic planning process.

Should DAS have an on-site gallery for exhibitions? Would you like DAS to stay in the city centre? Would you like DAS to have a full-time technician that you could drop in on anytime for advice? Should DAS always have the most up-to-date computers and software? Would you like DAS to offer an experimental / testing space?

Now is your chance to tell DAS and help shape their future.

DAS are asking you to answer just 4 questions and as a thank you, you will have a chance to win a £50 one-for-all gift card. Click the link here to complete the survey and please share as DAS would like to get as broad a picture as possible.

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DAS is principally funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Digital Arts Studios (DAS) Belfast, Seeking Feedback in Online Survey