Atelier Visual Artists Professional Training Programme with Maeve Mulrennan, Athlone

The Atelier Visual Artists Professional Training Programme is a series of courses designed to address the needs of artists at a practical level. This installment of the programme is designed to inform artists about sourcing relevant funding streams, providing the practical tools of completing the budget section of grant applications and the opportunity to exchange information and ideas with their peers.

This series of workshops which focus on seeking support funding for artists through awards, bursaries and grants will be facilitated by Maeve Mulrennan. Maeve is the Head of Visual Art and Education in Galway Arts Centre since 2006. She also lectures in Education Policy and Visual Art as part of the MA in Arts Policy and practice in NUI Galway and teaches with the NODE Centre for Curatorial Studies in Berlin.

Workshop One: Introduction to funding streams for visual artists in Ireland
Date: 29 and 30 July
Cost: €15

Workshop Two: One day intensive Workshop on budgeting sections of grant applications
Date: 12 August
Cost: €7.50

Peer Critique: Artists are invited to participate in an exchange of information and ideas with their peers
Date: 09 September
Cost: Free

Location: Abbey Road Artists’ Studios, Athlone, Westmeath