Bullock Lane Studio Opportunity


The Bullock Lane Studio Opportunity supports emerging artists to work intensively and in quiet spaces at Townhall, Cavan for 12 weeks.


Artists are encouraged to engage with another art professional: curator, writer, mentor to assist them to develop critical writing for their practice.


The artist is encouraged to host an event or share their work with either their artist peers or interested members of the public to discuss themes explored in their residency.


Artists are now invited to apply for this opportunity to work at Bullock Lane Studio Opportunity at Townhall, Cavan.    Artists will receive financial support of €125 per week and the studio facility. Additional support will be available to work with another art professional: curator, writer or mentor, for example. 


ABOUT THE STUDIO SPACE:  The studio space is currently on the second floor of a listed building without wheelchair access. Cavan County Council reserves the right to change the venue and amend the time at their discretion.

There is no formal application form. Please use the following headings when making your application in writing to us:


ABOUT THE ARTIST:  Artists must include an up to date CV, up to 10 images of current work, and a short paragraph describing their work.


ABOUT THE WORK:  Artists apply in writing with an overview of the work that they intend to undertake while at the studio.  Artists are requested to nominate another professional who they wish to work with during the course of their residency at Bullock Lane.


TIME:  Artists can apply for a period of 12 weeks. The studio will be available from October 2017 through to March 2018.


ENGAGEMENT:  Artists are encouraged to outline any engagement element that they wish to offer while on the residency, this might include participating in a peer to peer conversation with other artists, or a presentation to students or the public on work and ideas.


Apply in email or hard copy to:


Santina Burns

Cavan County Council Arts Office

Farnham Centre

Farnham St


Co Cavan

Closing date: 28 September 2017


Image courtesy of Pawel Kleszczewski and Kasia Zimnoch past recipients


This residency is made possible with the support of The Arts Council.


11 Sep 2017


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