CÚRAM Art/Science Residency Galway – €10,000

There’s an excellent opportunity for artists wanting to or working around science themes in Galway. CÚRAM is a biomedical research centre in Galway, and has announced an artist’s residency worth €10,000.

Since 2015, CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland funded Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway, has hosted artist residencies in its laboratories.

In partnership with the Galway City Arts Office, we are now inviting proposals from artists who are interested in working as part of CÚRAM’s public engagement programme, which supports Science Foundation Ireland’s objective of ‘having the most scientifically informed and engaged public’.

We invite artists to propose ideas for an ambitious and contemporary permanent artwork in Galway’s Eastside community in Ballybane and Doughiska. The budget for this project is €10,000.

The artist will work with one of the following three themes:
• Cardiovascular research – Researcher: Professor William Wijns
• Soft and hard tissue regeneration – Researcher: Dr Dimitrios Zeugolis
• Biomaterials and the body – Researcher – Dr Manus Biggs

The chosen artist will work within the CÚRAM laboratories to learn about CÚRAM’s research and will then spend a period of time working with the Eastside community to realise the project. The artist will be required to undergo Garda vetting.

Time is short on getting a proposal submitted in time for 5pm, June 21st. Interested artists should make submissions to curam@nuigalway.ie. No submissions will be accepted after this date, so interested artists should get working on proposals ASAP!

via June 2019 – CÚRAM

GMIT art students showcase their work in exciting Graduate Degree Show | GMIT

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Always a high point of the Galway arts year is the GMIT Graduate Show, and a great place to pick up top quality art at the beginning of an artist’s career.

Final-year art students in GMIT’s School of Design and Creative Arts will hold an exciting exhibition of their work in GMIT’s Cluain Mhuire campus, opening Saturday, 1 June, at 2pm. Galway-based, award-winning Swedish artist Cecilia Danell, a GMIT graduate, will open the show which runs daily from 11am to 6pm until 8 June.

via GMIT art students showcase their work in exciting Graduate Degree Show | GMIT

Art and Design Exhibition | www.gti.ie

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The Annual End of Year Art and Design Exhibition will take place from Friday May 24th – Tuesday May 28th from 10am to 4pm (except Sunday May 26th). The opening reception will take place at GTI at 7pm on Thursday 23rd May at 7pm. Guest speaker will be Meadhbh McNutt artist, writer and co-director at 126 Gallery.

via Art and Design Exhibition | www.gti.ie