applying for   € for artists
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS €
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS €
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Website:  ongoing email:  1x/week Hardcopy: Visual Artists New Sheet : ...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Visual Artists Ireland (www.visualartists.ie)
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Visual Artists Ireland On-Line Information Resource (www.info-pool.ie)
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback artDEADLINE.com Internet database & email Trial Internet version:  $14 ...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback The Artist’s Information Company 319 total current opportunities Academ...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback PUBLICATIONS Visual Artists News Sheet a-n Newsletter CIRCA The Source ...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback THE USUAL SUSPECTS MOSTLY LOCALS <ul><li>FUNDING </li></ul><ul><li>Arts...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT Projects: Once-Off (Visual Artists)  PARTIAL L...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT Bursary Awards - 2007  (Visual Artists) PARTIA...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT <ul><li>County Council Per Cent For Art Progra...
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS €
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √  My brother Greg & my friend Sue
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √  My brother Greg & my friend Sue √  Marketing hat
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √  My brother Greg & my friend Sue √  Marketing hat √  Its not personal
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback don’t wish for it, you might just get it
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS €
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>DO’S </li></ul><ul><li>Solve customers’ problems as THEY percei...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>DO’S </li></ul><ul><li>Make application clear, concise, unambig...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>Pass the 60-second test </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework - wh...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback THERESA’S LIST PROPOSAL DO’S & DON’TS   Case Study:    Wicklow County C...
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #1:  PASS THE 60-SECOND TEST
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #2:  DO YOUR HOMEWORK - WHAT DO  THEY  WANT?
write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #2:  DO YOUR HOMEWORK - WHAT DO  THEY  WANT?
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS € Always ask for feedback
go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR  FOR ARTISTS € <ul><li>NEVER A WASTE OF TIME </li></ul><ul...
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Applying for Arts Funding:

* Where to Apply for Funding
* Schemes available, Funding sources/opportunities
* Application Procedures
* Do s and donts of writing a professional application

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  • ArtLinks Applying for Funding

    1. 1. applying for € for artists
    2. 2. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS €
    3. 3. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS €
    4. 4. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Website: ongoing email: 1x/week Hardcopy: Visual Artists New Sheet : 6x/yr Printed Project : 2x/yr Mostly Irish opportunities Signup on-line: www.visualartists.ie € 50/year € 25 concession Visual Artists Ireland Sample from recent e-bulletin:
    5. 5. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Visual Artists Ireland (www.visualartists.ie)
    6. 6. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback Visual Artists Ireland On-Line Information Resource (www.info-pool.ie)
    7. 7. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback artDEADLINE.com Internet database & email Trial Internet version: $14 20 days Full Internet version: $24 Annually Full Internet/Email: $34 Annually Mostly U.S. opportunities Some international Sample from website:
    8. 8. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback The Artist’s Information Company 319 total current opportunities Academic Art vacancies Awards Beyond the UK Collaborative projects Commissions Competitions Courses Exhibiting International residencies Open studios Professional development Project work Residencies Selling Listings recently on website: Internet database Hardcopy: 1x/month (on-line version also avail) Mostly U.K. opportunities Some international Signup on-line: www.a-n.co.uk £38/year (European artist) £30/year “green” on-line e-bulletin
    9. 9. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback PUBLICATIONS Visual Artists News Sheet a-n Newsletter CIRCA The Source Art Review ArtMonthly Art in America Parkett Modern Painters Flash Art Artforum and lots more…
    10. 10. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback THE USUAL SUSPECTS MOSTLY LOCALS <ul><li>FUNDING </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Council (www.artscouncil.ie) </li></ul><ul><li>County Council Per Cent For Art Programmes (various) </li></ul><ul><li>Dun Laoghaire County Council Concourse Installation Series </li></ul><ul><li>Butler Gallery (Kilkenny) </li></ul><ul><li>Mermaid Arts Centre (Bray) </li></ul><ul><li>IMMA residency programme </li></ul><ul><li>Tulca Arts Festival (Galway) </li></ul><ul><li>Mostyn Open (Wales) </li></ul><ul><li>Void Art Centre (Derry) </li></ul><ul><li>EASTinternational (UK) </li></ul>“ Space: Architecture for Art” www.recirca.com <ul><li>NO FUNDING (for open submissions) </li></ul><ul><li>ev+a (Limerick) </li></ul><ul><li>Crawford Open (Cork) </li></ul><ul><li>Claremorris Open </li></ul><ul><li>RHA Annual Show </li></ul><ul><li>Éigse (Carlow Arts Festival) </li></ul>PARTIAL LIST
    11. 11. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT Projects: Once-Off (Visual Artists) PARTIAL LIST Round 1 (2007) Aoife Desmond € 13,000 Denis Buckley € 9,000 Maeve Mulrennan € 5,000 Multimedia Art Group € 5,000 Oisin Byrne € 13,000 Paki Smith € 60,000 SKART € 4,000 Round 2 (2007) Brian Hand € 30,000 Deirdre O’Mahony € 22,000 Dennis McNulty € 35,000 Denzil Browne € 20,000 Donal Healy € 8,000 Siun Hanrahan € 94,000 SKART € 8,000
    12. 12. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT Bursary Awards - 2007 (Visual Artists) PARTIAL LIST Nicky Larkin € 4,422 Sarah Pierce € 15,000 (€30K) Eoghan McTigue € 15,000 (€45K) Mary Burke € 1,673 Lisa-Marie Johnson € 5,000 Mark Garry € 13,699 Elena Duff € 2,880 John Beattie € 13,170 David Beattie € 11,000 Laura Gannon € 15,000 (€45K) Colin Martin € 10,000 Dennis McNulty € 14,040 Brian Duggan € 3,791 Declan Clarke € 15,000 Atsushi Kaga € 5,000 Christine Mackey € 12,362 Andrew Vickery € 15,000 Cecily Brennan € 14,710 Miriam Lohan € 7,607 Alan Phelan € 15,000
    13. 13. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback SOMEBODY’S GOT TO GET IT <ul><li>County Council Per Cent For Art Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>In the first 6 months of 2007, VAI had advertised: </li></ul><ul><li>Over 40 separate publicly funded commissions in Ireland and N. Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Collectively worth €1.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Unexploited??? </li></ul>
    14. 14. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS €
    15. 15. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √ My brother Greg & my friend Sue
    16. 16. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √ My brother Greg & my friend Sue √ Marketing hat
    17. 17. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback √ My brother Greg & my friend Sue √ Marketing hat √ Its not personal
    18. 18. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback don’t wish for it, you might just get it
    19. 19. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS €
    20. 20. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>DO’S </li></ul><ul><li>Solve customers’ problems as THEY perceive them </li></ul><ul><li>Give customer everything asked for - don’t try to think for them </li></ul><ul><li>Address every request </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how you’ll fill every requirement clearly, concisely </li></ul><ul><li>Explain why you are unique - differentiate yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Give evaluators the material they need to support their decision in your favour </li></ul><ul><li>DON’TS </li></ul><ul><li>Postpone writing 1st draft until not enough time to produce high quality </li></ul><ul><li>If you must boast, prove it </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t write a novel </li></ul>GOOGLED PROPOSAL DO’S & DON’TS
    21. 21. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>DO’S </li></ul><ul><li>Make application clear, concise, unambiguous and easy to handle </li></ul><ul><li>Assume assessors are not familiar with your work </li></ul><ul><li>Be selective with material submitted </li></ul><ul><li>Get someone else to look over your application before submitting </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in good examples and reproductions of your work </li></ul><ul><li>Have a clear and realistic idea of what you want and how much will cost </li></ul><ul><li>Plan application well in advance </li></ul><ul><li>DON’TS </li></ul><ul><li>Forget to include application form or leave sections blank </li></ul><ul><li>Submit unlabelled CDs/DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Forget to include examples of own work </li></ul><ul><li>Include examples of old work </li></ul><ul><li>Include too much or not enough information </li></ul>ARTS COUNCIL PROPOSAL DO’S & DON’TS
    22. 22. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback <ul><li>Pass the 60-second test </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework - what do THEY want? </li></ul><ul><li>Show some leg </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific and clear </li></ul>THERESA’S LIST PROPOSAL DO’S & DON’TS
    23. 23. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback THERESA’S LIST PROPOSAL DO’S & DON’TS Case Study: Wicklow County Council Per Cent For Art Programme 2007-2008 <ul><li>Pass the 60-second test </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework - what do THEY want? </li></ul><ul><li>Show some leg </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific and clear </li></ul>
    24. 24. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #1: PASS THE 60-SECOND TEST
    25. 25. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #2: DO YOUR HOMEWORK - WHAT DO THEY WANT?
    26. 26. write persuasively be aware go for it get feedback #2: DO YOUR HOMEWORK - WHAT DO THEY WANT?
    27. 27. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS € Always ask for feedback
    28. 28. go for it write persuasively get feedback be aware APPLYING FOR FOR ARTISTS € <ul><li>NEVER A WASTE OF TIME </li></ul><ul><li>Pen to paper crystalises ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Research informs broader practice </li></ul><ul><li>Wiser for the next time </li></ul>

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