The purpose of this award is to:
Honour Countess Constance de Markievicz — herself an artist and radical— as the first woman to be elected to parliament; and to
Provide support for artists from all backgrounds and genres to buy time and space in order to develop new work that reflects on the role of women in the period covered by the decade of centenaries 2012-23, and beyond.
Markievicz Award recipients will receive €20,000, and awards will be made to up to five applicants each year. Joint applications are welcomed.
The award is administered by the Arts Council on behalf of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, and is open via a public call to artists working in all arts genres supported by the Arts Council.
Guidelines will be available mid December.
Closing date: 17:30, Thursday 04 February 2021
Maximum awarded: €20,000
Apply from 5 January 2021
For further details visit the link below.
Published on 7 December 2020